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Lecturer wrote the book on te reo resources

It wasn’t an auspicious beginning to an academic career when John Moorfield started work at the University of Waikato.

Hamiltonians to kick up heels for party 150 years in the making

Hamiltonians can dust off their dancing shoes next month and get amongst a one-off city celebration that’s been 150 years in the making.

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Green light for Bay campus

The Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust’s (TECT) decision to provide valuable funding to a planned tertiary campus in downtown Tauranga has been welcomed by the Bay of Plenty Tertiary Education Partnership.

MBM Student Selected for Student Voice 2014

Scavenger hunts, hamburger making and Pavlova decorating, were just some of the fun activities MBM student, Yvonne Yin, experienced.

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Winter Lecture Series

Winter Lecture Series

This year's lecture series will have a forward-thinking theme, as we celebrate the University of Waikato's 50th anniversary and look to what the future holds. August 2014

Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series - Michele Akoorie

Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series

The 2014 series showcases some of the latest research in Education, Science and Management - come along to find out what our people are doing, and how their work is having a real impact on the world around us. 15 July 2014

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Winter Lecture Series 2014

The Winter Lecture Series is an annual free public lecture series run by the University of Waikato in August. It is a focused and relevant seminar series that provides an opportunity for robust discussion about a topical issue or issues within the community. The 2014 Winter Lecture Series kicks off on 6 August 2014 and runs each Wednesday evening throughout August, 6:00pm-7:00pm.

Adult Learners' Week Awards 2014

We speak with 2013 Adult Learners' Week award winner, Michelle Urquhart, about what her award means to her and how it has helped her in her law career.

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Waikato has the highest proportion of female professors and associate professors of all New Zealand universities. Women make up one-quarter of Waikato’s professors, and more than one-third of its associate professors.

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