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The hot science cooling down our athletes at the Tokyo Olympics

When Stephen Fenemor was a boy, growing up in Motueka at the top of the…

28 July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: new action sports reframing participation and equality

Yesterday three teenage skateboarders stood on the podium at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to receive…

27 July 2021

The world’s first large scale hydrogen production plant in Southland – a flawed think-big project

A plan by two of New Zealand’s largest electricity generators to create the world’s largest…

23 July 2021

Celebrating Waikato University’s Olympic connections

The University of Waikato is well-represented at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which runs from…

23 July 2021

Enhancing decades of clinical experience with a health degree

Bachelor of Health student Karen Turanga (Ngāi Tahu) has embarked on tertiary study to complement…

23 July 2021

The coolest job in the hottest room at the University

Scientific glassblower, Steve Newcombe, has been an integral part of the University for almost 30…

22 July 2021

Journal the first to translate academic papers into Pacific languages

A ground-breaking online Pacific language journal, understood to be the first of its kind in…

22 July 2021

Young alumni show it's never too early to start giving back

University of Waikato alumni Chelsea Blackstock, 26, and Chris Wakefield, 28, have established a scholarship…

21 July 2021

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Opinion

Calling out China for cyberattacks is risky — but a lawless digital world is even riskier

Today’s multi-country condemnation of cyber-attacks by Chinese state-sponsored agencies was a sign of increasing frustration at recent behaviour. But it…

Alt goes mainstream: how surfing, skateboarding, BMX and sport climbing became Olympic events

The Tokyo Olympics will be novel in more ways than one. Aside from the challenges of mounting the games during…

A significant number of New Zealanders overestimate sea-level rise — and that could stop them from taking action

Following a recent storm surge in Wellington, some media coverage expressed surprise that 30cm of sea-level rise – an unavoidable…