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The New Zealand Herald
Why Kiwi boys need their dads to read to themMale children see reading as a ‘girl thing’ — and end up over-represented in re
Why Kiwi boys need their dads to read to them
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
Male children see reading as a ‘girl thing’ — and end up over-represented in remedial reading classes. Massey University literacy expert Professor Tom Nicholson said having dads as reading role models is hugely important for young boys. Photo /... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why Kiwi boys need their dads to read to themMale children see reading as a ‘girl thing’ — and end up over-represented in re
Why Kiwi boys need their dads to read to them
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
Male children see reading as a ‘girl thing’ — and end up over-represented in remedial reading classes. Massey University literacy expert Professor Tom Nicholson said having dads as reading role models is hugely important for young boys. Photo /... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Carver and clay artist mournedManos Nathan was at the forefront of the Maori ceramic movement. Prominent Nor
Carver and clay artist mourned
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
Manos Nathan was at the forefront of the Maori ceramic movement. Prominent Northland artist Manos Nathan has died after a 10-month battle with leukaemia. Mr Nathan, of Te Roroa, Ngati Whatua and Ngapuhi descent, was born in Rawene in 1948 and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand First is the Party for Small BusinessSpeech to SME Business Leaders, Small Business Summit Albany Campus, Massey Un
New Zealand First is the Party for Small Business
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Speech to SME Business Leaders, Small Business Summit Albany Campus, Massey University 1pm, Friday 4th September 2015 New Zealand First congratulates the organisers of this important conference. We... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
BNZ slashes rates to record low - one-year fixed rate cut to 4.35 per centReal estate signs in Auckland's central suburbs. The Reserve Bank is expected t
BNZ slashes rates to record low - one-year fixed rate cut to 4.35 per cent
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Real estate signs in Auckland's central suburbs. The Reserve Bank is expected to cut the Official Cash Rate to 2.5pc next week. Photo / Getty Images Mortgage rates are continuing to tumble, with BNZ cutting its one-year fixed rate to 4.35 per... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mayor leads high-level regional delegation to ChinaDirector International, Massey University, Arthur Chin Professor in Entomology
Mayor leads high-level regional delegation to China
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Director International, Massey University, Arthur Chin Professor in Entomology, Massey University, Qiao Wang President IPC Tertiary Institute, Wayne Edwards Director of International Education, Palmerston North Girls High School, Gabrielle... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ Farm Environment Trust/Balance Farm Environmental AwardsFriday, 4 September 2015, 9:56 amPress Release: Ballance Farm Environment award
NZ Farm Environment Trust/Balance Farm Environmental Awards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Friday, 4 September 2015, 9:56 amPress Release: Ballance Farm Environment awards The lingering effects of the devastating PSA... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Hockey: Tarrant's talent on showTarrant (left) with his Otago Boys High School teammates Hugo Inglis (centre) a
Hockey: Tarrant's talent on show
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Tarrant (left) with his Otago Boys High School teammates Hugo Inglis (centre) and Nick Ross in 2008. Photo by Craig Baxter. When did that happen? It seems like only yesterday the 25 year old was a lanky teenager who looked like he needed a second... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Goldsmith Update: September 2015Thursday, 3 September 2015, 4:49 pmPress Release: New Zealand National PartyHon
Goldsmith Update: September 2015
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 4:49 pmPress Release: New Zealand National PartyHon Paul GoldsmithNational List MP based in EpsomOf the economic data coming out this week, the one that caught my eye was the figure showing... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Alan Dick: Hoary old urban myth surfaces once moreYour correspondent Stuart Foote in his letter of August 28 entitled "The whole
Alan Dick: Hoary old urban myth surfaces once more
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Your correspondent Stuart Foote in his letter of August 28 entitled "The whole Bay" once again raises the hoary old urban myth, that Hawke's Bay missed out on a university because "Napier and Hastings could not agree where it should be sited". This... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Orchard’s Innovation Recognised in Farm Environment AwardsThursday, 3 September 2015, 9:19 amPress Release: Ballance Farm Environment awa
Orchard’s Innovation Recognised in Farm Environment Awards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 9:19 amPress Release: Ballance Farm Environment awardsOrchard’s Innovation Recognised in Greater Wellington Ballance Farm Environment AwardsEntering the Greater... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Young Hort winner calls for primary industry diversification1 September 2015‘Young Hort’ winner calls for more primary industry diversifica
Young Hort winner calls for primary industry diversification
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
1 September 2015‘Young Hort’ winner calls for more primary industry diversificationThe downturn in prices confronting dairy farmers is a timely reminder to those in horticulture to consider crop diversification now, while kiwifruit, pipfruit and wine... Read more
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Gisborne Herald
Dog kills seal on Wainui BeachAN incident in which a baby fur seal was mauled to death by a dog on a Gisborne
Dog kills seal on Wainui Beach
Gisborne Herald / Posted 4 days ago
AN incident in which a baby fur seal was mauled to death by a dog on a Gisborne beach has prompted a call from DoC for dog owners to keep their animals under control at the beach. The small New Zealand fur seal pup died following a dog attack at... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Appointment of Judge of the Court of Appeal The Honourable Justice Stephen Kós has been appointed a Judge of the Court of
Appointment of Judge of the Court of Appeal
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
The Honourable Justice Stephen Kós has been appointed a Judge of the Court of Appeal, Attorney General Christopher Finlayson announced today.Justice Kós graduated LLB (Hons) from Victoria University in... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Milner-Skudder's amazing riseNehe Milner-Skudder has reaped praise after being selected for the All Blacks W
Milner-Skudder's amazing rise
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Nehe Milner-Skudder has reaped praise after being selected for the All Blacks World Cup campaign in England. Notably absent is Palmerston North's Queen Elizabeth College, where a teenage Nehe Milner-Skudder played in the first XV. It was also the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New kid on block brings x-factor to All blacksCollege coach says Nehe Milner-Skudder stood out from crowd even at an early ag
New kid on block brings x-factor to All blacks
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
College coach says Nehe Milner-Skudder stood out from crowd even at an early age. There's a string of colleges around the country known for churning out rugby talent: Auckland Grammar, Hamilton Boys High, Christchurch Boys High, the list goes... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New kid on block brings x-factor to All blacksCollege coach says Nehe Milner-Skudder stood out from crowd even at an early ag
New kid on block brings x-factor to All blacks
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
College coach says Nehe Milner-Skudder stood out from crowd even at an early age. Nehe Milner-Skudder has risen quickly in the All Blacks ranks after showing promise as a pupil at Queen Elizabeth College. Photo / Getty Images There's a string of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Plastic takes deadly tollNew Zealand's diverse range of seabirds in peril as volume of flotsam keeps inc
Plastic takes deadly toll
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
New Zealand's diverse range of seabirds in peril as volume of flotsam keeps increasing. An estimated 90 per cent of sea birds, including the Campbell albatross, have eaten plastic rubbish. Photo / Jim Eagles The plastics we throw away have been... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Residential workshop Writing War to feature Paricia GraceMonday, 31 August 2015, 4:48 pmPress Release: Michael King Writers' CentreNew Z
Residential workshop Writing War to feature Paricia Grace
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Monday, 31 August 2015, 4:48 pmPress Release: Michael King Writers' CentreNew Zealanders at War Writing WarA residential workshop for writersThe Michael King Writers’ Centre is delighted that... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Winning apprentice thanks skilful mentorMonday, 31 August 2015, 10:50 amPress Release: Acumen Republic Building apprent
Winning apprentice thanks skilful mentor
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Monday, 31 August 2015, 10:50 amPress Release: Acumen Republic Building apprentice Jacob Hesketh has been named the Northern Region’s Registered Master Builders Carters... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Celia Wade-Brown: Three reasons Aucklanders should move to WellingtonIn an open letter to Aucklanders, Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says it's t
Celia Wade-Brown: Three reasons Aucklanders should move to Wellington
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
In an open letter to Aucklanders, Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says it's time to farewell soaring house prices and long commutes and move to a city offering better opportunities and an improved lifestyle. Kia ora Auckland! I've just got back... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Student mum's second chanceDawn Ibbotson meets Rhianonne Robb and her daughter Tui Robinson yesterday afte
Student mum's second chance
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
Dawn Ibbotson meets Rhianonne Robb and her daughter Tui Robinson yesterday after Ms Robb was given the Dawn and Arthur Ibbotson Second Chance Award. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON But her hard work has been recognised by the New Horizons for Women Trust... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Innovate 2015 Grand Prize Award Winner NamedFriday, 28 August 2015, 3:36 pmPress Release: BBC Building a business is great
Innovate 2015 Grand Prize Award Winner Named
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Friday, 28 August 2015, 3:36 pmPress Release: BBC Building a business is great – but it’s even better if your success can help others. This year’s Innovate winner... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mind Body Spirit Literary Awards Winner Uses Science for GodFriday, 28 August 2015, 2:06 pmPress Release: Ashton Wylie Charitable TrustMEDI
Mind Body Spirit Literary Awards Winner Uses Science for God
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Friday, 28 August 2015, 2:06 pmPress Release: Ashton Wylie Charitable TrustMEDIA RELEASE [August 17] – for immediate releaseMind Body Spirit Literary Awards Winner Uses Science to Prove the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Spirituality on the psychology mapFriday, 28 August 2015, 9:46 amPress Release: Massey UniversitySpiritual experi
Spirituality on the psychology map
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Friday, 28 August 2015, 9:46 amPress Release: Massey UniversitySpiritual experiences are not often talked about in psychology. But two Massey University researchers are looking to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Meet the celebrity pranksters who love getting in the frameGeorge isn't the only one! From Clooney to Cumberbatch, Hollywood's most notori
Meet the celebrity pranksters who love getting in the frame
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
George isn't the only one! From Clooney to Cumberbatch, Hollywood's most notorious photobombers revealed (but in the UK, the ROYALS are the worst offenders) George Clooney jumped into Cindy Crawford romantic selfie Actor Benedict Cumberbatch has... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mojo Pulse Coach signs-up Taranaki youngster Kate Wells27 August 2015Head Coach Tanya Dearns has filled the first of her three Mojo Pu
Mojo Pulse Coach signs-up Taranaki youngster Kate Wells
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
27 August 2015Head Coach Tanya Dearns has filled the first of her three Mojo Pulse development spots for 2016 by signing Taranaki youngster Kate Wells.The Sacred Heart Girls’ College student was invited to attend the Pulse trials last Sunday in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mike Taitoko to join Mighty River Power BoardThursday, 27 August 2015, 3:45 pmPress Release: Mighty River Power27 August 201
Mike Taitoko to join Mighty River Power Board
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Thursday, 27 August 2015, 3:45 pmPress Release: Mighty River Power27 August 2015One of New Zealand’s leading advisors on Maori economic development, Mike... Read more
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PhysOrg
Cow GPS aids sustainable grazing researchA still image from a timelapse of a single beef cow grazing on hill country. Sc
Cow GPS aids sustainable grazing research
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
A still image from a timelapse of a single beef cow grazing on hill country. Scientists from Massey University have confirmed what farmers have known for years –cows do not like to walk uphill. The research is part of an ongoing project funded by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Teens show trade skills at fairThe Customer Choice title went to Kerikeri High School's Fudj, a Year 12 compan
Teens show trade skills at fair
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
The Customer Choice title went to Kerikeri High School's Fudj, a Year 12 company making a variety of fudges from mostly local ingredients. From left, Danni Gui, 17, Dena Fitzgerald, 17, Nikara Tikaram, 17, Alex Ough Dealy, 17, and Brianna Kirk,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Best practice at Massey’s Veterinary Teaching HospitalWednesday, 26 August 2015, 9:36 amPress Release: Best Practice VetsAssured best
Best practice at Massey’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 9:36 amPress Release: Best Practice VetsAssured best practice at Massey’s Veterinary Teaching HospitalMassey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital has become a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dissecting sport management in the digital ageWednesday, 26 August 2015, 10:13 amPress Release: Massey UniversityTwo Massey U
Dissecting sport management in the digital age
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 10:13 amPress Release: Massey UniversityTwo Massey University staff will next month present research at the European Association of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mistreatment of farm animals blamed on farmer stressAlmost 200 complaints were made to the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) abo
Mistreatment of farm animals blamed on farmer stress
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Almost 200 complaints were made to the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) about farm animal welfare in Northland between 2010 and 2014. An average of 25 complaints about mistreatment of farm animals are lodged each year in Northland - perhaps... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Universities join forces vying for Northland studentsUniversities will be attemptint to woo Northland students. Usually universitie
Universities join forces vying for Northland students
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Universities will be attemptint to woo Northland students. Usually universities are competing to recruit school leavers but the exact opposite will be happening in Northland. Rather than each university individually visiting schools encouraging... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
ViBeri announced as a top performer at NZ Food AwardsMonday, 24 August 2015, 1:23 pmPress Release: ViBeriViBeri announced as a top p
ViBeri announced as a top performer at NZ Food Awards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Monday, 24 August 2015, 1:23 pmPress Release: ViBeriViBeri announced as a top performer at New Zealand Food AwardsSouth Canterbury organic blackcurrant company, ViBeri, has been named a finalist in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
ViBeri announced as a top performer at NZ Food AwardsMonday, 24 August 2015South Canterbury organic blackcurrant company, ViBeri, ha
ViBeri announced as a top performer at NZ Food Awards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Monday, 24 August 2015South Canterbury organic blackcurrant company, ViBeri, has been named a finalist in the Massey University New Zealand Food Awards.The Awards recognise the top performers in New Zealand’s food industry, with almost 150 products... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Threat to whitebait is worry for allMassey University freshwater scientist Dr Mike Joy seriously (albeit temporaril
Threat to whitebait is worry for all
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Massey University freshwater scientist Dr Mike Joy seriously (albeit temporarily) curbed my enthusiasm for whitebaiting last year. My brief email exchange with him happened to come on the eve of joining my brother to scoop whitebait fritter's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kiwis forced to choose between baby or houseCheri Hoffman, Mika Seupule-Thompson, with son Louis, 1, are housing victims. P
Kiwis forced to choose between baby or house
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Cheri Hoffman, Mika Seupule-Thompson, with son Louis, 1, are housing victims. Photo / Hagen Hopkins A generation of New Zealanders are increasingly faced with a stark choice between owning their own home or starting a family, warns one of the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Life interrupted as housing crisis hits family plansAuckland's red-hot housing market is changing the face of the modern family. C
Life interrupted as housing crisis hits family plans
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Auckland's red-hot housing market is changing the face of the modern family. Cheri Hoffman and Mika Seupule-Thompson want a big family but have accepted they cannot afford to. Photo / Hagen Hopkins Some dream of fame, some of wealth. Others aspire... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The Executive Club: Getting a handle on leadership changesColleen Rigby says there's a need to build leadership capability in the region
The Executive Club: Getting a handle on leadership changes
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Colleen Rigby says there's a need to build leadership capability in the region particularly for growing businesses whose managers may not have the right abilities for an expanded role. The University of Waikato's postgraduate programmes are meeting... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ Food Awards unveils the cream of the crop Friday, 21 August 2015, 9:18 amPress Release: Acumen Republic 21 August 2015 i
NZ Food Awards unveils the cream of the crop
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
Friday, 21 August 2015, 9:18 amPress Release: Acumen Republic 21 August 2015 in New Zealand’s food industryThe top performers in New Zealand’s food industry have... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Western China ripe for business opportunitiesFar beyond the big cities, growth in China's west is creating opportunities for
Western China ripe for business opportunities
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Far beyond the big cities, growth in China's west is creating opportunities for New Zealand companies. Government investment and policies are helping the sparsely-populated western regions achieve growth. Photo / iStock Abulaiti Aijinmaiti shrugs... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mapping our wildlife DNA 'a point of national pride' - Harvard expertThis year, the endangered kiwi became one of only 50 among 10,000 bird species
Mapping our wildlife DNA 'a point of national pride' - Harvard expert
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
This year, the endangered kiwi became one of only 50 among 10,000 bird species worldwide to have its genome mapped. Photo / iStock / Getty Images A renowned Harvard University evolutionary biologist is backing a new bid to map out the DNA of our... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dolphin numbers take a diveA young bottlenose dolphin shows off its acrobatic skills. Photo / Michael Cunn
Dolphin numbers take a dive
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
A young bottlenose dolphin shows off its acrobatic skills. Photo / Michael Cunningham Out-of-town boaties will be targeted in an education programme this summer amid claims that the Bay of Islands bottlenose dolphin population has plummeted by 90... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Tertiary Education Institution council members reappointed Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announce
Tertiary Education Institution council members reappointed
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announced 15 reappointments to six Tertiary Education Institution councils. These include appointments to three... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Ready to have a say, make a changeWaikato farmer Gray Baldwin intends seeking a position on Alliance Group's boar
Ready to have a say, make a change
Otago Daily Times / Posted 16 days ago
Waikato farmer Gray Baldwin intends seeking a position on Alliance Group's board of directors. Photo supplied. With 1400 dairy cows on three properties in the Waikato, Mr Baldwin is concerned he is too reliant on milk, given the state of the dairy... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Māori adviser journeys up northWednesday, 19 August 2015, 4:17 pmPress Release: Waikato UniversitySenior Futur
Māori adviser journeys up north
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 4:17 pmPress Release: Waikato UniversitySenior Future Student Adviser Māori Alonzo Mason will embark on a hikoi this month to promote tertiary study to Māori... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Capital’s Education Summit agrees pathway for growthWednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:11 pmPress Release: Wellington City CouncilLeaders
Capital’s Education Summit agrees pathway for growth
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:11 pmPress Release: Wellington City CouncilLeaders of Wellington City’s education, local government and business... Read more
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PhysOrg
New Zealand's 'invisible' Anglo-Indians in new research focusAnglo-Indians featured in a poplar British televison drama, Indian Summers Whil
New Zealand's 'invisible' Anglo-Indians in new research focus
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Anglo-Indians featured in a poplar British televison drama, Indian Summers While the tumultuous world of 19th century Anglo-Indian politics and history has gripped television viewers here with the British television drama Indian Summers, a Massey... Read more
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PhysOrg
New study pits big data against intuitionSimone Gressel wants to find out if big data is changing the way managers make
New study pits big data against intuition
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Simone Gressel wants to find out if big data is changing the way managers make business decisions. A Massey University PhD student is delving into the decision-making processes of companies to understand whether judgement calls based on big data... Read more
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