New digital platform supports Waikato businesses switching vehicle fleets to EV
With access to more choice in EVs in New Zealand, the number of businesses choosing to switch to electric fleets is accelerating. WEL Networks (WEL) are expecting to see more than 50,000 electric vehicles (EV) in the Waikato by 2030, which means that the infrastructure also needs to keep pace.
Fieldays Announces New Sponsorship With Case IH
The Southern Hemisphere’s largest agricultural event has announced a new premier sponsorship with agricultural and farming brand Case IH.
Fieldays Announces Innovation Awards Finalists for 2022
The finalists for this year’s Innovation Awards at Fieldays are the “Who’s Who” and “Who’s that?” of the Food and Fibre sector, and that is exactly what the team at Fieldays hoped for.
Hamilton levels up to save more organic waste from landfills
The opportunity to turn kitchen scraps, paper waste and other organic waste into a rich soil that smells like earth, feels like magic, and acts like super compost was the reason Waste Management decided to partner with Taupō-based MyNoke, the world’s largest worm farming operation.
Case for Change Highlights Waikato Rangatahi Strengths and Opportunities
A major report from the Waikato Wellbeing Project (WWP) shines light on wellbeing for rangatahi (youth aged 15-24) in Hamilton | Kirikiriroa.
Hamilton boutique encouraging ethical sustainable fashion
Found is a boutique retail store located in Hamilton specialising in clothing and homewares from ethical and sustainably conscious brands.
Ecogas opens its flagship Reporoa Organics Processing Facility
Ecogas hosted an official opening of their new facility in Reporoa, the first of its kind in New Zealand. The opening was a celebration of New Zealand’s progress towards a circular economy.
Matamata Creamery scoops up medals at NZ Ice Cream and Gelato Awards
Local Kōwhai Creamery won big at the New Zealand Ice Cream and Gelato Awards this past month. The creamery was awarded a gold medal for their Ginger and Turmeric gelato alongside one bronze medal and four silver medals for their remaining entries.
KuDos Award for Scion and AgriSea partnership
Accolades for the Scion and AgriSea collaboration continue to roll in, with a Primary Industries Award won at the Kudos Awards this week at Claudelands Event Centre in Hamilton.
Opening of Ruakura Superhub a landmark juncture for Waikato-Tainui and the region
The official opening of the Ruakura Superhub this evening is a landmark juncture for the Waikato-Tainui iwi and heralds a stronger economic future of the wider Waikato region.
Massive funding boost for Waikato research
From incorporating mātauranga Māori into marine restoration to Xeno Nucleic Acids that could have impacts on cancer research and rock weathering for carbon capture, University of Waikato projects funded in the latest round of MBIE research grants have the potential to change the world.
Attracting international students back to the Waikato
The new Learn Waikato initiative was welcomed yesterday by local education providers and agents to celebrate the launch of the new website.
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