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June 23

Hard work pays off - twice

Abiteta Teitibwebwe has won a NZ Aid Pacific Scholarship High Achiever Award for a second time.

Tracey Slaughter for web

June 19

Writers encouraged to 'leap into the dark'

Dr Tracey Slaughter has a string of writing awards to her name and she's one of the creative forces behind the University of Waikato's new Master of Professional Writing.

Beth Hampton for web

June 15

Feeding a hungry planet

Science and agribusiness student Beth Hampton is off to Brussels for an international youth ag-summit.


June 8

Fieldays scholarship winner announced

This year’s New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays scholarship winner, Shannon Hunter, is conducting research that will make an important contribution to New Zealand’s growing avocado industry.

Dr Kirsten Petrie coaching hockey team

June 8

Orange is the new red and black for Kirsten Petrie

Coaching two hockey teams while helping develop the sport in New Zealand and heading a new academic programme at the University of Waikato is all in a day’s work for Acting Dean of Health, Sport and Human Performance Dr Kirsten Petrie.

University of Waikato 50th Anniversary video