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$3.4m gift to fund Massey scholarships
A $3.4 million gift to the Massey University Foundation from an anonymous donor is thought to be the largest single donation in Massey' 90-year history.

Massey recognises top alumni
A Dannevirke farmer and agri-business leader, a top Wellington civil servant and the head of a major British bank are among former Massey University students whose contributions were recognised by the University tonight with Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Shannon Te Ao wins 2016 Walters Prize
A lecturer from Massey University's College of Creative Arts has won the 2016 Walters Prize, New Zealand's biggest art award an innovative video and an art installation "Okea Ururoatia" (Never Say Die).

Sustainable wool carpet to Venice Biennale
An innovative carpet embedded with LED lighting by a Massey University textiles professor will be shown during the 15th Venice Art and Architecture Biennale.

China Friendship Award recognises decade-long relationship
Massey University Professor of Animal Science, Hugh Blair, is one of two New Zealand scientists to recently receive a China Friendship Award in Beijing.

Colombian collaborations beckon
Massey University and the Universidad de Antioquia Colombia have just signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at promoting collaboration across academic fields ranging from indigenous experience to education.

Celebrating the benefits of learning Japanese
A mini-symposium highlighting the benefits of learning Japanese is just part of an evening of celebrations being held in Auckland on September 30.

Sharing the risky business of being creative
What do fashion designer Juliette Hogan, comedian and creative director Greg Ellis, and musician Warren Maxwell have in common? Find out at a free lunchtime panel discussion at Massey University in Wellington on September 28.

A journey from MS to mastering mountains
The remarkable story of Bachelor of Arts graduate Nick Allen's journey from wheelchair-bound multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferer to Himalayan summit climber has just been published by Massey University Press.

Connectedness the key to success in learning Japanese
A new book provides unprecedented insight into issues and strategies around Japanese language learning in New Zealand at tertiary level, offering a powerful example of what can be achieved through co-operation, collaboration and vision.

CEO-in-Residence shares secrets of his success
The Massey Business School's CEO-in-Residence shared his life story and business insights with an intimate gathering of 80 alumni in Auckland last week.

Flying hooves and pirouettes for dressage Olympian
Gracefully controlled flying changes, canter pirouettes and piaffes of Olympic-standard dressage embody the ultimate in inter-species communication. They are among moves Manawatū equestrian champion Julie Brougham and her mount Vom Feinsten have been perfecting for the Rio Olympics.

Two decades of industrial design creations celebrated
It has been 20 years since husband and wife Peter and Doris Macdonald established an annual scholarship to help fund the studies of a top second-year industrial design student from Massey University's College of Creative Arts.

Backing the Black Sticks
Black Sticks captain Simon Child has a big task ahead - uniting his team in Rio, in the hope of winning gold.

Massey couple take out top farm environment award
A couple who run a farm on the fringes of New Zealand's largest city that showcases the best environmental practices and is regularly open to the public has taken out the top prize at this year's Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

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