We embrace diversity, talent and performance, and provide staff and students with an extensive range of opportunities to develop intellectually, professionally and personally. Massey is known for: 1-groundbreaking research 2-the applied nature of many of our teaching and research programmes .3-contribution to land-based industries .4-distinctive mix of campus-based, distance and international teaching .5-commitment to innovation .6-close links with the community .7-an 80-year tradition of academic excellence. New Zealand itself is truly beautiful. New Zealand is renowned for its natural resources, its breathtaking scenery, its peacefulness, and the friendliness and hospitality of its people. The country is conveniently close to Asia, Australia and the South Pacific and has a reputation for being a safe and relaxing environment to live in.