Annah Stretton - Facing up to community need
Waikato Fashion designer Annah Stretton has been flat out during these extraordinary times.
Virtual lockdown magic for Kiwi kids
A Hamilton woman has taken her entertainment business online, bringing some magic to kids during the lockdown.
Wintec doubles marae graduation ceremonies to meet growing cultural demand
Around 2,500 students qualified to graduate from Wintec and this Friday, the first two of Wintec’s six graduation ceremonies will be held at Te Kōpū Mania o Kirikiriroa Marae on Wintec’s Hamilton City campus.
Student sculpts fluid glass into exciting forms at Ramp Gallery
A new exhibition exploring a 15-year love affair with New Zealand glass art by Wintec Master of Arts student, Heather Olesen is an exciting experience in sculptural glass fluidity.
Netball Waikato BOP team up with Wintec to boost player performance
Netball WBOP talent management programme and development teams, including the Under 16, Under 18, Emerging Talent Squad and netball umpires are receiving expertise and support from Wintec’s Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance.
The summer of events continues
Hamilton’s central city continues to shine bright in 2020 playing host to a series of fantastic events, including Food Truck Friday starting 28 February and Super Saturday on 7 March.
Takapoto Estate Show Jumping
It was an Aussie trifecta in the Gold Tour Final on the last day of another hugely successful Takapoto Estate Show Jumping.
Colourful plans for Waikato's premier street art festival
Eight national and international artists will be painting the town red, and a few other colours, during the fifth annual BOON Street Art Festival in March.
Large funding pool towards a new year of arts projects
The Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) Hamilton City funding round is now open to see a new year of arts projects off the ground.
Local appetites grow for Feast Waikato
Foodies rejoice! The regions’ premier food festival is returning for its second year for four delicious days in April 2020.
New hotel "perfectly timed"
Tourism heads and local mayors say a $4 million upgrade of the Hamilton Airport Hotel will help fill a desperate shortage of plush hotel accommodation in the region.
Pop in to "Ono Pop Up Shop"
Tucked down a Hamilton lane is a new shop showcasing Waikato’s best Maaori creative talent.
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