Cultivating the light of Matariki at Wintec
Wintec’s Matariki festival, Horahia Matariki 2019, promises a cultural, colourful and engaging experience with a stellar lineup of 20 events to celebrate the Māori New Year from 7 June – 28 July.
Championing the Waikato Food Story
Local food producers and hospitality businesses are invited to join their peers alongside key regional stakeholders and exceptional guest speakers at the first Waikato Food Forum.
Waikato artist wins Fieldays No.8 Wire Art Award
The Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Awards are hosted and coordinated by Waikato museum, partnered by Farmlands cooperative and supported by the New Zealand National Fieldays Society.
Thank you NZ - two Muslim students speak out a month on from the Christchurch mosque shootings
A month on from the mosque shootings in Christchurch, two Wintec international students, Basira and Baharah, talk about their experience of being Muslim in New Zealand and far away from their home in Afghanistan.
Region’s population growth challenges high on agenda for new Hospice chair
Margaret Devlin has this week taken the reins from Alastair Calder who is stepping down.
Waikato talent a strong feature at 2019 Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival
The directors of the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival are passionate about the role they get to play in boosting the Waikato’s burgeoning arts scene.
Waikato millennials to tackle mental health crisis
Waikato millennials are gearing up to launch a regional resource to tackle the mental health crisis, set to be released later this year.
Entries open for Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award
Artists, inventors and D.I.Y enthusiasts have the chance to get creative and stake their claim to a share of the $8500 of prize money in the 2019 Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award, with entries now open.
The Red Barn delights guests with new venture, Taste of Waikato
Hosted by Bridgette and Lance O’Sullivan at their hill-top Hinuera Valley venue The Red Barn, around 60 VIP guests were among the first to sample Taste of Waikato, a six-course degustation meal showcasing some of the finest artisan food and wine from across the region.
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