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Waikato men, Washington women prevail in Gallagher Great Race

The Waikato University men’s eight, who lost a rower overboard, recovered to claim victory in the Gallagher Great Race on Waikato River in Hamilton on Sunday.

Marking women’s suffrage

It’s 121 years ago today (September 19) that New Zealand women were granted the vote – the first nation in the world to do so.

Recent Stories


William Jennings

French settlers found a home in the Waikato (18 September 2014)
The names of early French settlers in the Waikato remain today, with many becoming some of the region's most well know Māori families.

Lance O'Sullivan

Making a difference in the Far North (18 September 2014)
New Zealander of the year Dr Lance O’Sullivan says it’s important that Māori youth have a pathway to leadership by design, not by chance.

Blues awards 2013

University prepares for 2014 Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards (18 September 2014)
Next month the Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards celebrates more than 60 high-achieving students who excel in sports, and the creative and performing arts.

Adult Learners' Week

Adult learners recognised (17 September 2014)
Four students have had their achievements and efforts recognised with 2014 University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor's Adult Learners Awards.

Parekawhia McLean

Distinguished in their fields – University of Waikato Distinguished Alumni Awards 2014 (16 September 2014)
One of Waikato University's first Pacific graduates Le Mamea Taulapapa Sefulu Iaone is being recognised at this year’s Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Alister Jones

University of Waikato holds its own on global stage (16 September 2014)
The University of Waikato has maintained its position among the world's best in the latest round of global rankings released today.

Ryan Ko

Jobs and markets to come from project funding (16 September 2014)
A six-year, $12million cyber security project could create a new industry and put New Zealand on the cyber security map.


Previous stories for 2014

Previous stories for 2014 and previous years are available.

University of Waikato celebrates 50 years

Celebrating 50 years!

Join us in 2014 as we celebrate 50 years of teaching and research excellence.

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