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February 16

Our river, our history

Associate Professor Tom Roa is taking a unique approach to sharing the country's history.

February 14

App brings Hamilton Gardens to life

Technology developed by the University of Waikato is giving Hamilton Gardens' visitors an opportunity to learn more about the city's number one tourist attraction.

February 14

Waikato students take leading roles in opera

Festival Opera's season of Madame Butterfly opens at the Napier Municipal Theatre this week, and four Waikato students will take the lead alongside international opera stars.

February 13

Planting the Seed

Five University of Waikato alumni launched Seed Waikato last year, a social enterprise designed to help young people in the Waikato thrive.

Ellesse Andrews for web

February 9

A Halberg for a Hillary scholar

Cyclist Ellesse Andrews is a world champion on the track and now she's a Halberg winner and Sir Edmund Hillary scholar

February 7

Conference buzz at the University

A two-day beekeeping conference is being held at the University of Waikato on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 February and is open to all members of the public.

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February 7

Living the economist dream

Who knew that plenty of study, four large cans of Red Bull and a four-and-a-half hour exam in the middle of the night could lead to a job at the UN?

February 5

Councillor’s Waikato University connection

The opening of the new University of Waikato campus in Tauranga’s CBD in 2019 will likely coincide with the anniversary of City Councillor Catherine Stewart's own entry into tertiary study.

February 2

Bug buster extraordinaire

Tracking down a bug in one of the world's most popular mobile systems has launched a Waikato PhD student into the Google Hall of Fame.

February 2

Deciphering the encryption dilemma

Waikato researchers are looking at how the law needs to be changed to deal with the complex factors at play around data encryption.

February 1

Climbing in Sir Ed’s footsteps

Toby Beisly becomes the first mountaineer ever to receive the University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship.

University of Waikato 50th Anniversary video