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Former PM and Chancellor accepts an honorary doctorate

The University of Waikato’s longest-serving Chancellor, the Rt Honourable James Bolger ONZ, accepted an honorary doctorate yesterday.

Professor named Royal Society Te Apārangi Fellow

The Dean of the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies, Professor Brendan Hokowhitu (Ngāti Pūkenga), was one of 18 new…

University of Waikato researchers awarded $5.6m from Marsden Fund

Four University of Waikato researchers were today awarded Marsden Fund grants for 2019.

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New bursary gives assistance to aspiring teachers

A new bursary has been announced that aims to support teacher education students looking to…

20 January 2020

It's time to care about our insects

Dr Chrissie Painting, along with 70 other researchers from 21 countries, are calling for immediate…

16 January 2020

Imagimation and the University working together to provide practical education opportunities

Imagimation, a social enterprise based in Hamilton, has created a learning working environment for interns…

16 January 2020

New Waikato scholarship for recent school leavers offering ‘new path’ to study

A new scholarship, named Te Ara Hou, is being offered by the University of Waikato…

10 January 2020

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Opinion

Why a pardon for 20th-century Māori leader Rua Kēnana doesn’t go far enough

The New Zealand government today officially pardoned Māori leader Rua Kēnana Hepetipa, who was convicted for “moral resistance to arrest”…

Toxic sport cultures are damaging female athletes’ health, but we can do better

Recently, several elite sportswomen have spoken out about toxic sport culture and the damage it does to their long-term health.

Flood survivors should be given proper support – instead they’re told to get ‘resilient’

After severe flooding in the North of England, many affected residents have been left feeling let down and left behind…