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University of Waikato scientist helps New Zealand move towards 100% renewable energy

The Government will invest $30 million into investigating a proposed hydro storage scheme at Lake Onslow in the South Island,…

Building begins for landmark University of Waikato development ‘The Pā’

$85m boost to the Waikato region and 500 jobs over the next two years

Māori astronomer receives Prime Minister's award

University of Waikato Professor Rangi Matamua (Tūhoe), has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Science Communications Prize from the Royal Society…

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Wise up: How insights from Māori leadership can create a better world

In her upcoming public lecture on 1 September, Professor Chellie Spiller will draw on the…

7 August 2020

University of Waikato launches bold new campaign

The University of Waikato has just launched a new advertising campaign for student recruitment, highlighting…

28 July 2020

It’s Armageddon for University Esports

This weekend (25 & 26 July), the University of Waikato is keen to show esports…

23 July 2020

Cyber security buffs tackle toughest online issues of our time

Last week, 146 budding cyber security specialists from across New Zealand went head to head…

15 July 2020

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Opinion

Should a COVID-19 vaccine be compulsory - and what would this mean for anti-vaxxers?

With COVID-19 vaccine developers reporting promising results, it is probable we will one day face a major public health question:…

Operation Burnham: the New Zealand military's self-inflicted wounds will not heal by themselves

The old maxim that truth is the first casualty of war has been borne out by the damning Report of…

The dangerous new cold war brewing with China will test New Zealand even more than the old one

A new cold war with China is coming and it will be just as dangerous, expensive and pointless as the…