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Experts agree: the story still matters

The future is looking bright for all things entertainment, with a mixture of traditional and new mediums changing the landscape of media consumption for the better.

First internet connection commemorated

A plaque marking New Zealand's first connection to the internet was unveiled in Hamilton on Wednesday and, unlike that first connection, the ceremony went without a hitch.

Recent Stories

Parekawhia McLean

Waikato-Tainui Chief Executive receives prestigious University of Waikato award (28 August 2014)
Waikato-Tainui Chief Executive Parekawhia McLean will be recognised for her impact on public policy and the public sector with a University of Waikato Distinguished Alumni Award next month.

City of the future

Hamilton, city of the future (28 August 2014)
At the final of Waikato University's Winter Lecture Series for 2014 there were plenty of ideas about how the city might handle growth over the next half century. Mostly, the advice was to play to our strengths – agriculture, business and families.

Dr Arthur Grimes

Renowned economist wins University of Waikato award (26 August 2014)
One of New Zealand’s best-known economists will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato next month.

David Hamilton

Experts to discuss freshwater management for the Waikato (26 August 2014)
Five freshwater experts will discuss the implications for the Waikato from the National Policy Statement on Freshwater Management. The panel discussion is free to attend and takes place at the University of Waikato.

Uni Crest

University prepares for Kīngitanga Day (25 August 2014)
On Thursday 18 September, the University will celebrate Kīngitanga Day – an annual celebration of the University’s distinctive heritage, history and relationships.

Jamie Fitzgerald

Adventurer wins prestigious University of Waikato award (19 August 2014)
Adventurer, management consultant and motivational speaker Jamie Fitzgerald will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato next month.

Sophie Sim

Waikato grad selected for Imperial College London doctoral programme (19 August 2014)
University of Waikato chemistry graduate Sophie Sim will join 12 top young scientists from all over the world at Imperial College London next month.

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Previous stories for 2014 and previous years are available.

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