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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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Waikato Professor’s link to Oscar-winning Skateistan documentary

The story of Skateistan, a non profit non-government organisation (NGO) that uses skateboarding to empower…

13 February 2020

University of Waikato to host High School League of Legends Championship

The University of Waikato has announced they will be hosting one of the biggest esports…

13 February 2020

Te Piringa Faculty of Law prize-giving

Te Piringa - Faculty of Law 2018 Academic Year Prize Giving took place recently, celebrating…

11 February 2020

Mr G’s final ‘HOME’ artwork “Kotahitanga” embodies the essence of Waitangi Day

World-renowned street artist Mr G has spent Waitangi Day working on the final artwork in…

6 February 2020

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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…