As the recipient of several scholarships at the University of Waikato, Te Riria Potiki (Ngāti Pāhauwera, Ngāi Tahu, Tuhoe) is fast-tracking towards her goal of helping iwi mitigate negative impacts on the environment as a result of increased development.
Nationwide survey launched to understand what the 20-minute city idea will look like in New Zealand (15 October 2021)
University of Waikato researchers have launched a nationwide survey asking New Zealanders how far they’re prepared to travel for work and other services, as the ‘20-minute city’ concept gathers momentum.
Internationally renowned soprano named Chair in Opera at the University of Waikato (15 October 2021)
Opera singer Madeleine Pierard has been named the inaugural Dame Malvina Major Chair in Opera at the University of Waikato.
Sargeson Prize 2021 winners focus on relationships and families (13 October 2021)
A story about the harm patriarchal communities can do is the overall winner of this year’s Sargeson Prize.
From Waikato to Wellington and back again for Distinguished Alumna (30 September 2021)
Distinguished Alumna Parekawhia McLean's success in the public sector is well-documented, but perhaps lesser-known is her journey to university and the impact her whānau has, and continues to have, on her motivation to help others.
The call of the Waikato (29 September 2021)
University of Waikato student Melody Nepe always knew she’d end up working in the health sector.
World’s first Bachelor of Climate Change launched at University of Waikato (3 September 2021)
The world’s first Bachelor of Climate Change degree has been launched by the University of Waikato, delivering graduates that will lead future climate change solutions, as New Zealand works to meet its target of net zero emissions by 2050.
The healing power of plants (2 September 2021)
Rob McGowan QSM would like New Zealanders to be more connected to their land – its trees, plants, birds and animals.
Teaching online nets lecturer national award (24 August 2021)
A University of Waikato lecturer has been recognised as one of New Zealand’s top tertiary teachers.
A career studying human behaviour (21 July 2021)
Janet Peters has dedicated her research and career to helping New Zealand's mental health sector.