Stories from 2010

There are news stories from 2010 - showing page 6 of 13.

  • Biochar benefits for farmers

    2 June 2010
    Each year, farmers use around 60 tonnes of veterinary antibiotics to prevent and treat diseases and to promote growth. But 60-80% of each dose passes straight through the animal and ends up in the environment.

  • Law firm given strategy for growth

    3 June 2010
    To achieve its goal of going national, Hamilton law firm Tompkins Wake should specialise in commercial and agricultural law and expand its services to Taranaki, Wellington and Canterbury.

  • Research aims to slow march of weeds

    3 June 2010
    Research by a Waikato University student may help to contain the spread of two emerging weeds. Pathik Trivedi, who is about to complete his MSc, was one of three prize winners when he presented his work on white bryony at a recent Sustainable Bioeconomy Student Poster Conference at the university.

  • Waikato Univesity students recognised with prestigious Blues Awards

    8 June 2010
    Twelve Waikato University students across nine sporting disciplines have been awarded prestigious New Zealand Universities Blues Awards for the 2009 academic year.

  • Waikato Management alumnus runner up in top award

    10 June 2010
    Waikato Management School graduate Marietjie Mujis was runner up Account Manager of the Year for the Coca-Cola Amatil Australia supplier awards held in Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum last month.

  • Waikato students pledge support to local ecological trust

    10 June 2010
    Waikato University’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) have been helping raise funds for the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust (MEIT) – the largest ecological restoration project in New Zealand.

  • Students explore options at Windermere open day

    11 June 2010
    Windermere campus was the place to be on June 10 for those considering tertiary study next semester or in 2011.

  • Waikato students receive Freemasons scholarships

    11 June 2010
    Five Waikato University students were presented with a share of $34,000 in Freemasons scholarships at a ceremony held in Wellington recently.

  • Budget implications for Waikato University

    11 June 2010
    The Budget was positive for Waikato University - considering the negative talk from funders, says Chief Financial Officer Andrew McKinnon.

  • Honours for lifetime of coastal work

    11 June 2010
    Coastal scientist Professor Terry Healy’s work has been acknowledged with a Queen’s Birthday honour, a University of Waikato Medal and a life membership of the NZ Coastal Society.

  • Waikato joins partnership to research ageism

    11 June 2010
    Waikato University researchers and Hamilton’s Age Concern have teamed up to study ageism. Yesterday the two parties signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on a major study of older people’s experiences with businesses and other organisations.

  • Agri-tourism without the aggro

    11 June 2010
    Opening the farm up to tourists might sound like an easy way to make some extra money but farmers should do their homework before letting camera wielding strangers onto their properties, even if they are paying.

  • Getting it right to market

    11 June 2010
    There are plenty of seemingly good inventions that never make it to market, and equally many products fail when they hit the market.

  • Age key factor in future markets

    14 June 2010
    Future markets are often seen in terms of their projected size and growth rates. But in the 21st century, more important will be the age structure of each population and its impact on both demand and the ability to supply.

  • Hit-and-run approach for crop innovation

    14 June 2010
    New Zealand has an enviable record of farm innovation. Yet in the long-term, innovators often don’t reap the expected profit gains when they move a new crop or product from a niche position to the global mass market.

  • Waikato celebrates Trust Waikato student researchers

    15 June 2010
    Ten Waikato University students are undertaking graduate or postgraduate research on Waikato community issues thanks to grants from Trust Waikato.

  • Fieldays kicks off in true Waikato fashion

    17 June 2010
    The National Agricultural Fieldays got underway in typical crisp cold Waikato weather, with thousands converging onto Mystery Creek on day one of the country’s biggest agricultural event.

  • Waikato Management and Law students to undertake comparative research in Canada

    17 June 2010
    Twelve Waikato University students will be spending their semester break in Canada. The six management and six law students are all Māori postgraduate or senior undergraduate students who will be carrying out comparative research on management and law in New Zealand and Canada and the impact on the two countries’ indigenous cultures.

  • Lego robot wins student engineering competition

    17 June 2010
    A Waikato University student has designed the perfect tabletop guardian, a robot which can detect and destroy a foreign object entering its territory – the table.

  • New book reveals latest research on the Waikato River

    17 June 2010
    The most recent research on the Waikato River, from Taupo to Port Waikato, has been documented in a new book. The Waters of The Waikato, edited by Drs Kevin Collier and David Hamilton from Waikato University and W N (Bill) Vant (Environment Waikato) and Clive Howard-Williams (NIWA) will be launched next month.

  • Sacred Heart Girls College wins Waikato University mooting competition

    17 June 2010
    Secondary school students from the central North Island gathered this month to take part in the annual Waikato University Secondary Schools’ Mooting Competition.

  • Partnership helps Bay region

    21 June 2010
    Leading tertiary education providers in the Bay of Plenty, the University of Waikato and Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, are committed to their partnership which forms the cornerstone of the development of an enhanced tertiary sector for the region.

  • Rural delivery for wireless technology

    22 June 2010
    It was only when he moved to the country that Murray Pearson truly realised the importance of broadband.

  • Waikato wins bid for Antarctic endowment fund

    22 June 2010
    Antarctic research at the University of Waikato has received a major financial boost with the establishment of an endowment fund.

  • French calling for Waikato Māori graduate

    24 June 2010
    Kei aku pukenga, kei aku kaiako, ngā puna o te kī, oti rā ki te Whare Wānanga o Waikato whānui, tēnei te mihi, tēnei te mihi, tēnei te mihi. Waikato University Māori and Theatre Studies graduate Moko Smith has been accepted to study at the Jacques Lecoq international theatre school in Paris.

  • Waikato helps spread the word about science

    24 June 2010
    A Waikato University science symposium looking at ways to spread the word about science takes place on July 8.

  • Engineering students top boat race battle

    25 June 2010
    Fine skies and calm seas led to perfect racing conditions for the annual Waikato University engineering students’ boat race, with last year’s race inhibiting winter leaves nowhere to be seen, says Engineering lecturer and racing moderator Dr Rob Torrens.

  • Waikato students scoop a third of scholarships

    25 June 2010
    The University of Waikato has scooped a third of scholarships offered by the Energy Education Trust.

  • Waikato's titanium research key part of new facility

    28 June 2010
    Research at the University of Waikato has played a key part in a new facility dedicated to creating a titanium industry in New Zealand.

  • Prestigious award for Waikato engineering professor

    28 June 2010
    Waikato University Engineering Professor Janis Swan has been awarded the JC Andrews Memorial Award, the most prestigious award bestowed by the New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology Inc.