Top global tea awards for Zealong
Waikato’s Zealong Tea Estate has won three top global tea awards. Zealong Green, Zealong Aromatic Oolong, and Zealong Black were all awarded medals in their categories in the AVPA Teas of the World competition in France.
Three Waikato performing artists receive historic golden ticket to the stage
The result of the high intensity programme was a major grant injected into the Waikato to fund the full development of three new performance works from workshop to premiere.
The CBDs Finest Businesses Celebrated
In a night dedicated to celebration – the Hamilton Central Business Association (HCBA) ensured the CBD Celebration Awards delivered yet again. Award entrants showcased some of the CBDs finest businesses and set the scene for an evening of celebration, recognition and glamour.
LearningWorks scoops two of seven national education awards
LearningWorks, a Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) owned company, won the Innovative Use of Technology Award and the Leadership and Professional Development Award.
Company-X adds virtual and augmented reality capability and becomes RealWear reseller
Hamilton-based Company-X has acquired Pepper Creative and become a reseller for established global innovation leader RealWear.
Kudos for Amanda Oakley
Dr Amanda Oakley, 63, was awarded the University of Waikato Lifetime Achievement Award at the awards ceremony at Claudelands Events Centre, on 5th September.
Cherry Tree cheer in the air
It all began when a Matangi couple noticed people stopping at their gate to admire their spectacular cherry trees. Paul Oulton and Anne Cao are about to host the third annual Waikato Cherry Tree Festival, on September 20-29, at their home on the outskirts of Hamilton.
Te Waka announces Business Growth Advisory Services for Ōtorohanga
The announcement from Waikato's regional economic development agency comes following the launch of the service in Te Kuiti in April this year.
Scholarship winners say strong whānau connections carry them through
The importance of whānau support and the power of this to help get students through their study was a recurring theme when two Wintec health students were awarded the Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarship recently.
Fastest, farthest and by Friday
“Fastest, farthest and by Friday” is how HCL Technologies’ HR Leader ANZ & Japan Kamal Chauhan described the pace of Hamilton’s IT industry.
2019 Best Design Awards finalists
Stark Property’s Panama Square and The Riverbank Lane have been named finalists in the 2019 Best Design Awards. The Best Design Awards is an annual showcase of excellence in graphic, spatial, product, interactive and motion design, brought to you by The Designers Institute of New Zealand
Te Waka granted funds to accelerate region’s access to Provincial Growth Fund
Te Waka has been successful in securing Economic Development Agency Capability Funding at $200,000 per year for two years.
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