Tagged: Massey University

Children living in green neighbourhoods are less likely to develop asthma - Guest Work

Guest Author May 08, 2018

Jeroen Douwes, Massey University and Geoffrey H. Donovan, United States Forest Service Since the pioneering work of architecture professor Roger Ulrich, who found that patients with a view of a natural scene recovered more quickly from surgery, research has shown that exposure to the natural environment is associated with a wide range of health benefits. Read More

Strong sense of cultural identity drives boom in Māori business - Guest Work

Guest Author Feb 27, 2018

Jason Paul Mika, Massey University This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Māori entrepreneurs with a strong sense of cultural identity and guardianship over the land and the sea are driving a boom in Māori business. Māori businesses now account for an economic asset base of more than … Read More

Our maker of words – the life and struggles of Robin Hyde - Infrequently Asked Questions

Lynley Hargreaves Jul 09, 2015

New Zealand author Robin Hyde was one of our most significant writers of poetry, fiction and journalism. She spent years in a mental hospital, smuggled her baby across Cook Strait in a hat box, but also wrote an acclaimed travel story in China during the Japanese invasion, and news of her death was covered on the front page of the … Read More