Wintec partnership will support more Māori and Pasifika students into trades careers
The agreement with Waikato-Tainui, K’aute Pasifika, OneStaff and BCITO will ensure Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) will continue to be offered from the Waikato.
This student has IT in her jeans
Eunji Min is in the third year of her fashion design degree at Wintec School of Media Arts and she was looking at ways to upcycle denim jeans into bags, connect the ‘owners’ and encourage sustainable living. The result is the Contrisumer project.
Keeping it local with emerging IT talent
Homegrown talent is helping a Hamilton IT firm grow globally. Hiring Waikato University interns at Aware Group is just one example of how the region’s thriving IT sector is helping nurture and retain local talent.
Waikato’s top business leaders gather to mark Te Waka’s first anniversary
Te Waka celebrated its one-year anniversary at an event on Friday alongside nearly 200 business and community leaders.
Top global tea awards for Zealong
Waikato’s Zealong Tea Estate has won three top global tea awards. Zealong Green, Zealong Aromatic Oolong, and Zealong Black were all awarded medals in their categories in the AVPA Teas of the World competition in France.
Three Waikato performing artists receive historic golden ticket to the stage
The result of the high intensity programme was a major grant injected into the Waikato to fund the full development of three new performance works from workshop to premiere.
The CBDs Finest Businesses Celebrated
In a night dedicated to celebration – the Hamilton Central Business Association (HCBA) ensured the CBD Celebration Awards delivered yet again. Award entrants showcased some of the CBDs finest businesses and set the scene for an evening of celebration, recognition and glamour.
LearningWorks scoops two of seven national education awards
LearningWorks, a Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) owned company, won the Innovative Use of Technology Award and the Leadership and Professional Development Award.
How will technology meet the challenge of climate change?
This was the question posed at a recent FLINT Waikato event in Hamilton where participants provided their views from the perspective of energy, farming, zero waste and technology in general, to an audience made of technology sector representatives, small business, council and members of the general public interested in finding out more.
Company-X adds virtual and augmented reality capability and becomes RealWear reseller
Hamilton-based Company-X has acquired Pepper Creative and become a reseller for established global innovation leader RealWear.
Fruit bowl of opportunity in data analytics
The perfect tasting raspberry on the other side of the world is at the heart of research by a Hamilton data analytics company, which specialises in crop quality.
Kudos for Amanda Oakley
Dr Amanda Oakley, 63, was awarded the University of Waikato Lifetime Achievement Award at the awards ceremony at Claudelands Events Centre, on 5th September.
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