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.Read more
Te Waka pushes for completion of key Waikato infrastructure projects
As the Government looks to kickstart the economy by fast-tracking ‘shovel ready’ projects.
Good George - Giving locals a helping hand
Good George has seen an increase in locals buying beer, cider and hand sanitiser on its online store.
Setting the sustainability standard high
The New Zealand National Fieldays Society is committed to achieving its long-term sustainability goals through environmentally responsible business.
Government funding helps address Waikato housing and skills shortages
This week’s Provincial Growth Fund announcement by the Government will provide a triple benefit of addressing Waikato’s housing shortage.
Virtual reality eliminates risk and improves safety responses
Taranaki-based First Gas, operator of more than 2,500 km of high-pressure gas transmission pipelines and 4,800 km of gas distribution networks in the North Island, turned to Waikato virtual reality (VR) specialist Company-X to design and develop a custom-built VR training programme.
A sneak peek into the future of health care
The government is developing a person-centred Digital Health Strategic Framework “consisting of aspirational goals and enabling priorities, guidelines and resources”.
Fieldays significant economic contribution
Fieldays® continues to contribute significantly to the regional and national economy according to the recent Economic Impact Report conducted by Dr Warren Hughes of the New Zealand Institute for Business Research at the University of Waikato.
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.
Sheepy tipple in Whangamata
It started during a conversation over drinks with friends while living in China.
Waipā economy booming, dairying dominates
An independent report from Infometrics, commissioned by Waipa District Council, shows to March 2018 Waipā’s economy grew by 4.7 per cent, ahead of the 3.2 per cent national average.
Developers invest in Paeroa vision
Their vision to build a proposed 250-unit lifestyle village overlooking the hills behind the town has recently become a reality with the blessing of their Waimarei Avenue site last month.
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