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Māori Visual Arts professor wins prestigious Wallace Art Award

Professor of Māori Visual Arts Robert Jahnke has been named the winner of the the Wallace Arts Trust Paramount Award for his Lamentation VI sculpture and will receive a six-month residency at the International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York.



Young Pacific leaders honoured at Prime Minister’s Pacific Awards

Emerging Pacific leaders were honoured in a ceremony hosted by the Ministry for Pacific Peoples last night in Wellington.



Avalon Intermediate buzzes with the sound of Massey collaboration

An observational classroom beehive at Avalon Intermediate School has inspired students to turn their learnings into music and poetry.



52 Toi Rauwhārangi finalists at 2019 Best Awards

The design of Wildbase Recovery Centre, a children’s TV show and a customisable bike are some of more than 50 projects by Toi Rauwhārangi College of Creative Arts students, staff and graduates that are finalists in this year’s Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Design Awards.



Massey graduates to show at NZ Fashion Week

Three emerging designers from our Bachelor of Design with Honours in Fashion programme have been selected to show at New Zealand Fashion Week.



Creative Media Production students tackle climate change with Pacific documentary

Three Massey University students have returned from a trip to the remote Pacific nation of Tokelau, where they filmed a documentary on the effects of climate change.

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Senior Tate Modern curator to speak in Wellington

Massey University’s Whiti o Rehua School of Art, in partnership with Te Papa Tongarewa and the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, is delighted to announce the 2019 Peter Turner Memorial Lecture.

BOU bike, Sian Hosking Berge


Red Dot award for children's kitset bike

A Massey University design technician and recent graduate, Sian Hosking Berge, came top in the recent international Red Dot Design Concept awards with a Best of the Best award for her BOU Bike, a kit set ride-on for children aged two to five years.

Global Citizens students in Hong Kong


Bachelor of Design with Honours students become Global Citizens in Hong Kong

Our Bachelor of Design with Honours students Ashlee, Frankie, Georgia, Lillian and Troix spent Semester One of 2019 interning at agencies in Hong Kong.

Kiwis Can Fly poster


Creative Media Production project shown on TVNZ kids' platform

In 2018, Courtney Gilbert led a team of Creative Media Production students to create Kiwis Can Fly, a fun animated series for children. Now, Kiwis Can Fly is broadcasting to kiwi kids via NZ On Air's HEIHEI platform.

Wanted: The search for the modernist murals of E. Mervyn Taylor


Ockham shortlisted book wins Best Cover award

Associate Professor Anna Brown and Dr Bronwyn Holloway-Smith’s book, Wanted: The search for the modernist murals of E. Mervyn Taylor, won Best Cover at the 2019 PANZ Book Design Awards.

Jessica Collins, PM's award


Māori Visual Arts student wins Prime Minister's Exemplar Award

Toioho ki Apiti Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts student Jessica Collins was awarded the Prime Minister’s Exemplar Award at the 2019 New Zealand Youth Awards in June.

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Design by Ngataiharuru Taepa, Kaihautu Toi Māori—Director of Māori Arts

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