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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.

Recent Stories


Victory for the University of Waikato’s Vice Chancellor’s XI (27 March 2015)
The Vice Chancellor’s XI defeated Northern Districts Māori by five wickets at Seddon Park in Hamilton in March.

Universities of Waikato, California to deepen ties (24 March 2015)
The chair of UC Regents, the board that governs the University of California, is to sign an agreement with the University of Waikato to widen collaboration between the two.

University sponsor of Aon Maadi Cup (23 March 2015)
The University of Waikato is a sponsor of this year’s Aon Maadi Cup regatta, the National Championships for Secondary School Rowing.

Mashup Bay of Plenty 2015 first time open to tertiary students (20 March 2015)
Tertiary students are encouraged to enter a team for the Mashup Bay of Plenty 2015 for the first time since the start of the competition in 2011.

Ozzie (mis)adventure for intrepid trio (20 March 2015)
They were three University of Waikato students on three bikes cycling across one continent with a world record in their sights. What could possibly go wrong?

New Zealand urged to go the extra mile to attract halal tourists (20 March 2015)
New Zealand hotel and tourism operators are being urged to step up efforts to grab a slice of the US $137 billion a year global halal tourism market.

Translation or transliteration? Bible bird names researched (20 March 2015)
Lynda Green works 14 hours a week on the University of Waikato switchboard. The rest of the time, she’s a full-time student.


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