New Ramp Podcast series connects creatives in extraordinary times
Wintec School of Media Arts’ highly anticipated Ramp Festival is thrilled to announce a new Podcast series, Ramp Connects.
You can teach an old dog new tricks
Bill Johnston has never missed a Fieldays. The legendary Invercargill farmer has been making the annual pilgrimage since 1969 and has watched the event grow and evolve with the times. 2020 will be the first year that Bill won’t be making the trip, with Fieldays being entirely online.
Te Waka Economic Radar 3 July 2020
Charts in today’s Radar show some improvement and stabilisation of trends over the past few weeks.
Waikato Economic Position and Forecast
Alongside Te Waka’s Economic Radar tracking we continue to seek and provide quality information and reports that relate to the Waikato’s economy.
Wintec Matariki festival casts a light on the future
Horahia Matariki celebrates the Māori new year at Wintec, drawing from the past to celebrate a brighter future with a stellar line-up of events from 3-31 July 2020.
CEO Column - Scaling up Mighty Local
Launching the Mighty Local campaign back in April was all about rallying the community to support its own and boost businesses affected by the Covid-19 lockdown.
Māori astronomer receives Prime Minister's award
University of Waikato Professor Rangi Matamua (Tūhoe), has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Science Communications Prize from the Royal Society of New Zealand.
1300 Waikato businesses access support and $1.4M of funding during lockdown
Te Waka distributed more than $1.4 million in Government COVID-19 recovery funding during Alert Levels 3 and 4.
University Of Waikato Shows How Large Organisations Can Tackle Contact Tracing
While many businesses across the Waikato have adopted some form of contact tracing as part of Alert Level 2 guidelines, one of the region’s largest organisations has stepped up to the challenge.
Innovation at the heart of Fieldays Online
Fieldays Online is the New Zealand National Fieldays Society’s innovative move towards an increasingly digital and borderless future. “Innovation is part of our DNA.
Te Waka Economic Radar 17 June 2020
Yesterday 16 June marked the end of the country’s first week at Alert Level 1. This week’s Radar show some improvement and stabilisation of trends from last week.
Top 16 artists confront racism with creativity
In response to alarming signs of racism, 16 Waikato artists have been selected to share their voice through art and spark crucial conversations about unity.
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