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Behind the scenes with New Zealand's school lunch programme
New Zealand’s healthy lunch in schools programme, Ka Ora, Ka Ako aims to deliver lunches to around 200,000 primary and secondary students by the end of this year, and Wintec is training people to implement it at schools and kura.
Wintec carpentry educator elected as New Zealand Certified Builders Association Waikato president
Alan Warburton, a Programme Coordinator at the Centre for Trades at Wintec in Hamilton has recently been elected as the president of the New Zealand Certified Builders Association (NZCB) Waikato.
Elevating Waikato creative mahi to the next level
Waikato creatives can get ready to super charge their creative journey, as a life-changing opportunity to line up a solid career in the arts, launches across Aotearoa.
Serving up the best of the Waikato
Corks were popping last night at the official launch of Feast Waikato 2021. Over 200 lucky guests gathered at the Hamilton Gardens to celebrate the release of this year’s programme and to be treated to an array of local food.
Students take on the birds at Lake Rotopiko
Encouraging more native wildlife at a Waikato lake has created a developing health risk now that around 500,000 noisy ‘pest’ birds have moved in.
NZ’s Best Head to Takapoto for Top Competition
COVID-19 may be putting a halt to fluid offshore travel but that hasn’t stopped an international flavour at Takapoto Estate Show Jumping.
New Pro Vice-Chancellor focused on bringing a human dimension to tackle some of the big problems of our time
Professor Patrick Leman has been appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor to the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences (ALPSS) at the University of Waikato, joining from senior roles at King’s College London.
Celebrate Mana Wāhine with big visual art love
Seven artists, six walls, three days. BOON Street Art Festival is back for 2021 from March 5th-7th, celebrating Mana Wāhine with an all-female line-up that's all Aotearoa.
Dynamo6 ready to help public sector agencies digitally advance
Hamilton technology service company, Dynamo6 has been approved on the New Zealand government digital Marketplace. This a useful tool that benefits both public sector agencies and digital providers.
Originair Increases Services
Originair is proud to announce an increase in services for 2021. The airline commenced flying Hamilton to Palmerston North return services in October last year following Air New Zealand withdrawing its daily services on the sector.
Major spruce-up planned for downtown Hamilton
The soon-to-be-built Waikato Regional Theatre is inspiring bold plans to dramatically reimagine downtown Hamilton. A sod-turning ceremony for the $74 million theatre is expected to be held in late March or early April, ahead of preparation work on the Victoria Street site.
Tompkins Wake forms new regional partnership with The Icehouse
Tompkins Wake are thrilled to announce a regional partnership for the Waikato and Bay of Plenty with The Icehouse, which specialises in business capability building programmes, workshops, and coaching and advisory services.