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University of Waikato announces two new senior health appointments

The University of Waikato has today announced two senior appointments which will boost the University’s teaching and learning capability in…

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…

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Two Engineering student groups named Callaghan Innovation C-Prize finalists

Two teams of Engineering students from the University of Waikato have been named as finalists…

27 February 2020

Orientation Week kicks off at Waikato

Hundreds of new students were welcomed at the start of University of Waikato Orientation Week…

27 February 2020

Triple scholarship success for Gisborne teenager to study law in Tauranga

Born and raised in Gisborne, Britney Moore is the first in her family to attend…

27 February 2020

Research on climate change aims to give voice to Pacific people

A University of Waikato researcher says some of the current colonial representations of climate change…

27 February 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…