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University of Waikato researchers awarded $5.6m from Marsden Fund

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

Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million

Data scientists at the University of Waikato have been awarded $13 million from the Government.

Distinguished Alumni Honoured

Three exceptional alumni were honoured at the Distinguished Alumni Awards last Friday.

Latest stories

Famous Chinese literary genius got his inspiration from Waikato

When Ma Boyong first stepped foot on New Zealand soil in back in 2001, he…

21 November 2019

Recognition for Pacific student who quit his day job for a design degree

Video gaming, tech gadgets and te reo Māori inspired 41-year-old Emry Daniels to quit his…

21 November 2019

Waikato student wins elite cycling title ahead of world cup

Student Ally Wollaston claims first place ahead of cycling world cup

21 November 2019

Professor named new president of the New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS)

Professor Troy Baisden, who is based in School of Science at the University of Waikato,…

20 November 2019

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Opinion

How NZ’s colonial government misused laws to crush non-violent dissent at Parihaka

This week, Māori in the Taranaki region remembered the “day of plunder”

Comprehensive gun register part of next stage of firearms law reform post Christchurch shootings

Following the Christchurch mosque shootings, the New Zealand government’s first response was to ban the firearms the alleged gunman had…

New Zealand launches plan to revive the health of lakes and rivers

New Zealand’s government released a plan to reverse the decline of iconic lakes and rivers this week.

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