Issue 18, July 11, 2013

 

Massey designer recognised in international design awards

College of Creative Arts Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor Enterprise Associate Professor Chris Bennewith is now a “Professional Notable Honoree” in the Interiors and Exhibitions category at the Core77 international design awards announced last week.
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Electronic tag reader wins international award

A hand-held device used to read ear tags on farm animals, developed by Massey industrial designer Tony Parker and technology company Gallagher, has won the inaugural International Innovation Award at Fieldays.
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Massey develops farming app

A father and son project has turned into a powerful digital tool to help dairy farmers manage feed and stock.
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Creative arts college rated world class

Massey’s College of Creative Arts has become the first art and design school outside North America to be awarded a highly prestigious mark of quality.
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Bagpipes skirl from graduation to tattoos

Graduation may be over for another year, but for College of Creative Arts staff member Euan Robertson, who led the City of Wellington Pipe Band at the parade, there is a busy bagpiping season ahead.
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Opinion: The Creative Capital

When things went wrong in the media the former Prime Minister Mike Moore was fond of jokingly saying, “There they go again, printing what I said not what I thought”.
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Designer makes an exquisite corpse

A New Zealander designed its legs, a Norwegian designed its seat, and an Israeli added a big skull on top. Massey University Master of Design student Nick Graham’s collaborative chair is a twist on the Victorian parlour game Exquisite Corpse.
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Creative building wins top award for arts and education sector

Te Ara Hihiko, the Wellington campus creative arts building, was the winner of the Property Council's property industry award for the education and arts category, while the Student Amenities Centre at Albany received a merit award in the same category.
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Graduates top prize list at Australasian design awards

School of Design graduates have emerged among the best in Australasia after topping the prize list at awards that recognise trans-Tasman excellence in student design.
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Blood, sex, death and travel intrigue in new art show

A vampire romance, images of dead dictators, the circulation of money and recently obsolete video technology were all used in astounding ways by Massey fine arts students exhibiting in Wellington in February.
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Fashion to open door between NZ and Malaysia

New Zealand and malaysia's top emerging fashion designers, including four students from Massey's fashion design programme, collaborated in a competition created by education New Zealand to celebrate New Zealand Week in Malaysia in March.
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Bucking the fast fashion trend

Wellingtonians were invited to wear their favourite items of clothing for a community photo shoot in March.
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New graduation gowns reflect New Zealand

Massey University senior officers wore new robes at this year's graduation ceremonies, which embraced New zealand's unique identity while respecting ancient traditions that harked back to medieval times.
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Food for thought from Anzac biscuit exhibition

An art exhibition and installation of Anzac biscuits to be staged in France offers real food for thought about the carnage and casualties of World War I.
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