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.
University’s decarbonisation plans get a boost
The University of Waikato is closer to its goal of being carbon neutral by 2030, boosted by new funding announced by Climate Change Minister James Shaw this week as part of the $220 million State Sector Decarbonisation Fund.
Local cyber security entrepreneur's journey to success
Ankita Dhakar began Security Lit during the first Covid-19 lockdown in 2020. With no IT experience, she used her degree in business to kickstart her journey as an entrepreneur.
'Cutting edge' seaweed technology gets Government support for new manufacturing plant
A loan for AgriSea, announced by Economic and Regional Development Minister Stuart Nash, will help create a plant to manufacture a new product.
Taupō based regenerative worm farm MyNoke, largest in the world
Founded In 2007 with 20 buckets of compost worms, the world's largest worm farming operation in Taupō has now turned those 20 buckets into three billion.
Celebrating ten seasons of fishing and adventure
Presenters Scott Parry and Mig Rumney return to the screen with another season of high energy entertainment as they adventure around New Zealand.
Accredited Employer Work Visa
The Government has announced a new faster timeline for reopening the border and reconnecting New Zealand with the world, and the border will be fully reopened by the end of July – three months earlier than planned.
Hamilton technology services firm Dynamo6 celebrates 10 years in business
The company announces plans for growth, doubling the size of its team, looking into overseas expansion, and moving into a new custom-designed space in Hamilton.
Dreamview Creamery drives sustainable change with reusable milk bottles
Local Dreamview Creamery has made their mark in the Raglan community by providing locally produced dairy products in reusable glass bottles.
Raglan entrepreneur's journey bringing handwoven bags from Myanmar to New Zealand
Raglan based Nicola Todd founded Zay Bag’s in 2020 to bring sustainable bags, handwoven in the hot and colorful city of Mandalay, Myanmar to New Zealand stores.
Te Waka Quarterly Update April-June 2022
It has been a busy and productive three months at Te Waka. Thank you to everyone who supported the launch of the Waikato & Bay of Plenty Freight Action Plan. It was a highlight of the quarter and is the first report of its kind to bring together perspectives from the region’s major freight and logistics industry players on the actions needed to support the sector’s growth and progress.
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