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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.

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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.

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.

John Newton

Winning ways with words (12 September 2014)
Top flight authors will be giving insights into their best work at a public seminar at the University of Waikato.

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University of Waikato receives more than $35 million in MBIE research funding (12 September 2014)
The University of Waikato has received more than $35 million in the 2014 round of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's new science research funding, claiming two of the top four amounts awarded.

Tehani Withers

Endangered bird may be more at home in lowland environment (11 September 2014)
A native bird long thought to be most at home in Fiordland tussock may actually be more comfortable in wetlands and a Waikato University student has won a scholarship to find out where takahe prefer to live.

Nicola Starkey

The ways of the brain (11 September 2014)
Associate Professor Nicola Starkey knows about blows to the head and the serious impacts brain injuries can have on people's lives. She also knows a lot about the effects alcohol has on drivers.


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