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President’s pay to sky rocket

August 14, 2017 0

By Nikki  Papatsoumas In a shocking move, the Albany Students’ Association Executive are increasing their pay by $26,000 and this money will come straight from students’ pockets. Late last month, ASA held its Annual General Meeting (AGM). As part of the [Read More]

Ardern new leader of the Labour Party

August 14, 2017 0

By Nikki Papatsoumas Jacinda Ardern has been announced as the new leader of the Labour Party. The announcement, which was made at the beginning of August, came after Andrew Little confirmed he would be standing down. Little made the decision [Read More]

Anonymous donor gifts millions

July 17, 2017 0

By Adam Pearse 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. The foundation is the University’s registered charity, supporting students, staff, and development [Read More]

NZ First Promises no student loans

July 17, 2017 0

By Adam Pearse Political party, New Zealand First have announced an initiative that looks to wipe student loans for those that stay and continue working in New Zealand. The Winston Peters-led party promises that as well as implementing a universal [Read More]

Online conference sets a clean, green example

June 28, 2017 0

An online conference is setting a clean, green example by reducing its carbon footprint and eliminating travel costs. The Lives and After-Lives of Plastic conference hosted by Massey University’s Political Ecology Research Centre launched earlier this month and brings together diverse [Read More]

Remember to enrol to vote

June 28, 2017 0

Kiwis are being urged to enrol to vote ahead of the 2017 General Election. This week, more than three million packs will be sent out as the Electoral Commission launches its campaign in the build up to the September election. [Read More]

Give Nothing to Racism campaign launched

June 15, 2017 0

By Jamie-Lee Bracken A new campaign calls on youth to create a diverse future to be proud of. The Human Rights Commission (HRC) launched its ‘Give Nothing to Racism’ campaign on Thursday, June 16. The campaign, fronted by actor Taika [Read More]

Budget sees most students miss out

June 1, 2017 1

By Jamie-Lee Bracken While some students will soon have extra support following the government’s 2017 Budget announcement, three quarters will continue to struggle with no change to their financial entitlements. Last Thursday the government announced its 2017 Budget. As part [Read More]

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