The real challenge to COVID-19 vaccination rates isn’t hesitancy — it’s equal access for Māori and Pacific people (2 June 2021)
Reports of potentially higher rates of vaccine hesitancy among Māori and Pacific populations have seen the government target COVID-19 vaccine and information campaigns at those communities.
Inspiring others is motivation enough for Kristie (21 May 2021)
By studying what she was interested in, Kristie Baillie developed a genuine interest in people and helping them be the best they can be.
Cathleen Schriber grew up on a dairy farm between Waihou and Te Aroha in heartland Waikato. The struggles of people in rural communities sparked a passion for studying psychology at the University of Waikato.
Global refugee crisis brought to life in a new opera (13 April 2021)
The global refugee crisis is being brought to life for New Zealand audiences in a new opera co-written by a former Afghani refugee, which promises to give a voice to the inhumane treatment of refugees worldwide.
Sustainability focus for new Assistant Vice-Chancellor (12 April 2021)
The University of Waikato has appointed Professor Lynda Johnston in the new role of Assistant Vice-Chancellor Sustainability.
New Zealand’s richest short story prize launches with acclaimed writer Patricia Grace as Chief Judge for 2021 (1 April 2021)
The Sargeson Prize launched on 1 April, offering New Zealand’s richest short story prize to local writers, with more than $8000 in prize money available across two categories.
University of Waikato partners with six international universities to launch Cyber Diplomacy Network (25 March 2021)
Dr Joe Burton from the University of Waikato is participating in the launch of an international cyber diplomacy network involving seven universities from around the world, launching today (25 March).
From eels to crown apologies (25 March 2021)
When John Armstrong’s wife suggested he think about looking for a job he would love, John was perplexed. After spending eight years in a factory gutting eels for export, he wasn’t sure such a thing existed.
Waikato psychologists receive international honours (23 March 2021)
Two University of Waikato academics have been recognised by the Association for Psychological Science (APS), one of the world’s leading international bodies for psychology.
Golf and political science working well for Fai (18 March 2021)
Golf and political science, not a common combination, but it's one that worked for Fai Tongdethsri.