Tainui's superhub titan set to supercharge New Zealand economy
Hamish Lile has the sort of job that fuels young children's sandpit dreams. A simple retelling of Lile's workday would say he's often tasked with moving big piles of dirt from one place to another. On this day, the dirt in question is preload soil used to prepare a building site. As the pile of dirt grows, it compresses the ground underneath, replicating the weight of the soon-to-be-built structure.
Momentum builds for ambitious decarbonisation plan
The University of Waikato is one step closer to its goal of being carbon neutral by 2030, buoyed by new funding announced by Climate Change Minister James Shaw as part of the $220 million State Sector Decarbonisation Fund.
Te Waka Economic Radar Q3 2021
The Waikato region is better off than most. But it’s time to be bold and embrace change as pressures consolidate. Anticipated growth in the region is creating a talent shortage - turbo charging opportunities for skilled Aucklanders looking for good jobs, education and a better quality of life.
Waikato Management School Ranked #1 in New Zealand
The University of Waikato Management School has been ranked number one in New Zealand for Business and Economics in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.
Start-up Wānanga 2021 is open for Applications
Do you have a business idea you want to get off the ground? Find out how we can help. Start-up Wānanga is an opportunity to cultivate your skills as an entrepreneur fast. Shape your business or start-up business idea through a series of 10 learning ‘sprints’ and practical exercises over a weekend. On the final day, pitch your business proposal to a panel of judges and a live audience. Start-up Wānanga will be hosted over the weekend of 25-27th November. Ignite you passion as an entrepreneur and be in to win heaps of prizes! Applications close on the 21st of November for more information check out | https://www.ahikomako.nz/events-workshops/start-up-wananga/
Well & Truly Award Winning
To top off a multi award winning year, Sue Loder has won the 2021 NZI Rural Women NZ Business Award - bountiful table category and is now in the running for the supreme award announced later this year.
Cultural activator to unleash creative potential of South Waikato
A new cultural activator appointed for South Waikato is excited to hit the ground running to unleash the creative potential of the district.
Three quick tips for navigating alert level 3
With parts of the Waikato now having moved to alert level 3 at midnight, it seemed appropriate that we share with you three short things that we feel are important and are worthy of focus at a time like this and beyond.
Waikato exhibition and virtual gallery celebrates unity
Eleven Waikato artists have created artworks that inspire conversation, inclusivity and unity.
Waikato researchers help launch circular economy initiatives for business
An $11 million University of Waikato-led research project to develop New Zealand’s circular economy has partnered with the Sustainable Business Network, Government agencies and Waste Management to help businesses build a circular economy.
Waikato Chamber of Commerce announces finalists for Business Awards
The Waikato Chamber of Commerce were joined by MC Jan-Maree today to deliver exciting news to the Waikato businesses selected as finalists for the Waikato Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2021.
Creative Waikato seeking insights into arts, culture and creative sector
Creative Waikato is calling for people who work in the arts, culture or creative sector to share their insights through a survey, with participants in for a chance to win $200.
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