News and Updates
Calder & Lawson Tours support community arts
Calder & Lawson Tours has renewed its $100,000 sponsorship of the Calder & Lawson Gallery in the Academy of Performing Arts.
First Flower Doctoral Fellowship awarded
A Ukranian PhD student is the first beneficiary of a local couple's generous provision of $30,000 per year to support economics research that will benefit New Zealand.
Hill Laboratories Waikato Science Summer School
Forty budding high school scientists enjoyed a week of activities designed to give them a taste of university life, thanks to the continued support of local firm Hill Laboratories.
Gallagher family celebrate double honours
Foundation Patron Dr John Gallagher and his brother Sir William Gallagher both receive knighthoods.
Generous couple support musicians
For the past four years Ian and Agi Graham have been giving substantial financial support to the New Zealand Chamber Soloists, a group of musicians taking chamber music to the provinces of New Zealand and concert chambers around the world.
Beca scholarships boost engineering
The University of Waikato offers one of the largest scholarship programmes in the country - and it is now even larger thanks to the generosity of leading New Zealand engineering consultants Beca.
Breakfast with local business leaders
The University of Waikato Foundation hosted a breakfast featuring Chancellor and Foundation Trustee Rt Hon Jim Bolger ONZ at the WEL Academy of Performing Arts. Forty local business leaders attended along with Foundation Trustees and University Deans.
Environment Bay of Plenty fund major University role
Marine research in the Bay of Plenty has been given a huge boost with the announcement that the regional council will fund a Chair in Coastal Science. The teaching and research undertaken will contribute to the health and economy of the wider region.
Bill Flower, a farmer and property developer , has made a generous gift of $30,000 per annum for three years to fund a doctoral fellowship in economics at the University of Waikato.
Alumni giving back
Waikato Management School graduates Christine and Matthew Boyd support scholarships for current students: "We wanted a tangible way to say 'thank you Waikato for what you have done for us".