University of Waikato Masters student wins international chemistry scholarship
Nyssa Hewitt has been awarded the 2020 Harvey W. Wiley Scholarship for analytical science, an award administered by AOAC International.
Te Waka Economic Radar 27 May 2020
As at today, the country has been at Alert Level 2 status for two weeks. Charts in this week’s Radar show some significant improvement from last week, detailed in this report.
How Anna is getting paid to study sport
When 20-year-old Wintec sport student Anna Blackburn got the call to say her study fees were going to be covered thanks to a scholarship, she thought someone was playing a practical joke.
Te Waka Economic Radar 20 May 2020
We expect to see further improvement as businesses/individuals in the country and Waikato region phase-in the ‘less restrictive’ Alert Level 2 environment.
Rich, family-like culture the backbone of Tompkins Wake's Covid-19 response
The day New Zealand went into lockdown was the day junior solicitor Josh Nyika had been scheduled to spend working at home.
Esports tournament kicks off this week at the University of Waikato
High school gamers from around the country are getting ready for the NZ High School League of Legends Championships esports event that kicks off this week.
Zooming in to connect Deaf Kiwis
Deaf New Zealanders have used video conferencing during the lockdown – thanks to the swift actions of a Hamilton business.
Hamilton celebrates win as new headquarters of the NZ Institute of Skills & Technology
The NZIST is merging the country’s 16 institutes of technology and polytechnics along with all industry training organisations into one national organisation.
Te Waka Economic Radar 13 May 2020
Charts in this week’s Radar show minor improvements since last week, detailed in this report. As the country and Waikato region shift to Alert Level 2 we expect to see significant change.
Waitomo cavers turn to tree planting
But for a group of cave guides their attention has turned to an environmental initiative above ground in the face of the sudden tourism downturn.
Mother of three becomes first person from village to graduate with Masters
Leonora has overcome more than most to complete her Master of Education, and she hopes it shows other young Solomon Islanders what can be achieved.
A message to our nurses in 2020
Nurses globally and in Aotearoa New Zealand are at the forefront of care this year as we celebrate the International year of the Nurse. It’s International Nurses Day on Tuesday 12 May and the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale, whose influence on modern nursing will always be remembered.
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