Business Awards celebrate local success
The Westpac Waikato Business Awards were held on Friday night celebrating the success of many local businesses despite such a turbulent year. Highlights of the night were Civtec taking home the Supreme Award, showing its continued dedication to quality customer service and the induction of the late Arthur Porter and the Gallagher brothers, Sir William and Dr John, being inducted into the Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame.
Rocketspark launches first AI SEO tool that generates text content for its website builder
New Zealand website builder Rocketspark has launched what is believed to be the first Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool on the market that creates text content for its website users, helping get their businesses in front of more customers online.
Showcase shines a light on the work of Wintec creatives
A new generation of creatives are revealing their work in the Wintec School of Media Arts 2020 Creative Showcase throughout November in Hamilton, with exhibitions, music, performing arts and a silent art auction.
A new experience for Pasifika people to explore their future at Wintec
A new event at Wintec will deliver the warmest of Pasifika welcomes for Pacific people interested in joining the Wintec community as future students.
Te Waka Economic Radar 6 November 2020
As we head rapidly towards the end of 2020, a year in which many say ‘phew’ thank goodness that is over, the latest statistics on the New Zealand economy give us a picture of the depth of the effects of COVID-19.
Christmas Market focuses on 'buy local'
A Christmas market about to launch in the Waikato was borne out of the challenges posed by the Covid-19 lockdown earlier this year.
A fresh look represents more than just appearances for Hamilton tech company, Dynamo6
Dynamo6, one of Hamilton’s leading modern IT and software companies has recently expanded the services offered, driving a full brand refresh. However, the change represents more than just a fresh look. It represents their journey from a startup to a well-established tech company.
Walking alongside women a privilege for this Māori midwife and educator
Finding balance as a midwife was a challenge for Wintec midwifery graduate Tamara Karu but she’s found the perfect mix, delivering childbirth education and working with whānau to deliver their babies.
University of Waikato to host the next Boon Street Art Festival
The University of Waikato is proud to host the next Boon Street Art Festival taking place from 16 - 20 November. The Boon on Campus festival will see five artists from Waikato and Bay of Plenty painting six murals around the Hamilton campus ranging between 2m-19m long. The week-long event will include activities for students, staff and the community to get involved including a grand unveiling for each mural on Friday 20 November.
Wintec to deliver new nursing and health programmes in Thames and Ōtorohanga
Wintec will deliver Enrolled Nursing and Certificate of Health and Wellbeing programmes in Thames and Ōtorohanga in 2021.
Honorary Fellowship for Waikato Health expert
Ross Lawrenson, Professor of Population Health at the University of Waikato, has been awarded Honorary Fellowship of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.
Indigenous designer revitalises Māori design through community collaboration
Indigenous designer Jade Kake of Whangārei, treated Hamilton audiences with a kōrero (talk) recently as part of the School of Media Arts’ Ramp Talks at Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa Marae, Wintec.
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