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A house in a week? We can do that.

It’s quite a feat to build a house in a week, but that’s what staff and students at the University of Waikato have done, with a lot of help from Habitat for Humanity.

Top honour for top coach

One of New Zealand’s most successful sports coaches is to receive an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Waikato.

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Busy time at Te Matatini

Student ambassadors and future student advisers were kept busy on day one of the world's biggest kapa haka festival on Thursday.

World issues addressed at University of Waikato free lecture

Hot topics in world news, such as ISIS and countering the threat of terrorism, the Ukraine crisis, and the economic and energy situation in Europe.

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Sustainability Symposium

Sustainability Symposium: Research in Action from Campus to Community

A symposium showcasing the University of Waikato's sustainability-related research and its impact in the wider community. 24 February

Te Matatini

Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival

New Zealand's national kapa haka competition and premier Māori cultural performing arts festival, held in Chrischurch this year. 4-8 March

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Study Computer Graphic Design at the University of Waikato: Victoria Choi

University of Waikato Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design student, Victoria Choi, explains the benefits in studying a Computer Graphic Design degree at the University of Waikato.

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship: Sarah Young - Equestrian

University of Waikato second year communications student and Sir Edmund Hillary Scholar, Sarah Young, has recently been crowned the New Zealand Young Rider Three-Day-Event Champion.

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Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

The Academy hosts performances by professional artists and local community events. Find out what's on at the Academy.


Courtney Stayte , Bachelor of Communication Studies

Working in a top agency with international clients is a dream for PR graduates and for Courtney Stayte that dream came true. Read More

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