University of Waikato

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Name: University of Waikato
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Call to legislate for business sustainability

- 14:22A multi-pronged analysis of New Zealand businesses and their commitment to sustainability reveals many businesses will commit to sustainability only if government legislates.Researchers at the University of Waikato have been examining the vulnerability ... [Published NZBusiness Magazine - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

New Zealand: Officials Plan to Remove Mount Maunganui Reef

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has decided the Mount Maunganui surf reef is to be partially removed to remove the risk to swimmers near Tay Street.Regional Council Deputy Chief Executive Eddie Grogan said the Mount Maunganui Reef Trust obtained resource ... [Published Dredging Today - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Targeting family violence

Local LabourBy Claire WilsonDuring the last week there has been a strong focus on the subject of family violence in the events I've attended.Shakti Ethnic Women's Support group opened their exhibition ‘Unbroken Spirit' with some powerful images on display ... [Published Sun Live - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Apr 17 Three way partnership adds up for business and accounting students

A new agreement between three tertiary institutions provides an improved pathway for access to business and accounting qualifications.The agreement was signed earlier this month between the University of Waikato, the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (BoPP) and ... [Published University of Waikato - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

New coastal research centre agreement signed

A statement of intent to establish a new coastal biotechnology research centre with bases in both Tauranga and China has been signed by the University of Waikato and Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Mount Maunganui reef wipes out

ate beautiful surf waves off Mount Maunganui - has wiped out.The reef was a community project run by a Trust and involving the University of Waikato.$1.5 million has been spent on it - but now the Bay of Plenty regional Council's getting rid of it - because ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Announcement of further ITE provision

Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the five universities the Government will partner with to provide further postgraduate level initial teacher education (ITE) qualifications from 2015.The Universities of Auckland, AUT, Canterbury, Massey ... [Published Beehive.govt.nz - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Mount Maunganui's artificial reef scrapped (Newstalk ZB)

A man-made reef off Mount Maunganui is to be removed before it was even completed.The project which has cost $1.5 million was to be part of on-going research into artificial reef development by the University of Waikato.It was also to provide superior ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

University of Waikato increases efforts to care for campus lakes

University of Waikato increases efforts to care for campus lakes ... [Published Noodls - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

University of Waikato : Flower Fellowship recipient’s research looks to combat soil water shortage on farms

As New Zealand farms continue to face problems associated with ongoing drought, University of Waikato doctoral student Jack Pronger, originally from Cambridge, hopes his current research project will contribute to an improvement in pastoral drought r ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Apr 15 University reports successful year at business breakfast

At the 2014 Tauranga Stakeholders' Breakfast: from left, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Alister Jones, University Council members Jan Jameson and Mervyn Dallas, Vice-Chancellor Professor Roy Crawford.The University of Waikato recorded a $9.4 million ... [Published University of Waikato - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Apr 15 Law Student at home in the Waikato

Taking Opportunities:  Former Howick College student Sarah Hyde enjoys studying at the University of Waikato.  The opportunity to gain practical experience while studying made the University of Waikato the ideal choice for Sarah Hyde.Sarah is now in her ... [Published University of Waikato - Apr 14 2014]

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"It's also generated some unforeseen effects, including creating a large scour hole which affects waves and currents, increasing the frequency and intensity of rips which pose a serious risk to swimmers in the popular Tay St area."
"We have commissioned a specialist report to consider the effects on the beach, swimmer safety, navigation safety, surfing values, cultural values and ecology. The review evaluated three options - status quo, removing the reef and repair and restoration, and recommended removal."
"The current knowledge of paddock-scale water use and water uptake efficiency is pretty limited," he says. "To cope with the increasing incidence of drought, farmers need pasture species that can access water deeper in the soil, and/or reduce paddock-scale water use while maintaining agronomic production."
"Crude honey is a promising candidate for colon cancer prevention thanks to its phenolic compounds" says honey researcher Professor Mahitosh Mandal...

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Call to legislate for business sustainability [Published NZBusiness Magazine - 3 hours ago]
New Zealand: Officials Plan to Remove Mount Mau... [Published Dredging Today - 7 hours ago]
Targeting family violence [Published Sun Live - 9 hours ago]
Apr 17 Three way partnership adds up for busine... [Published University of Waikato - 11 hours ago]
New coastal research centre agreement signed [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - 17 hours ago]
Mount Maunganui reef wipes out [Published Newstalk ZB - Apr 16 2014]
Announcement of further ITE provision [Published Beehive.govt.nz - Apr 16 2014]
Mount Maunganui's artificial reef scrapped (New... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 16 2014]
NZ's first artificial surf reef wiped out [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Mount surf reef to be removed (Fuseworks) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 16 2014]
University of Waikato increases efforts to care... [Published Noodls - Apr 15 2014]
University of Waikato : Flower Fellowship recip... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
University increases efforts to care for campus... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Apr 15 2014]
5 ways honey can help your health [Published Body And Soul - Apr 15 2014]
Apr 15 University reports successful year at bu... [Published University of Waikato - Apr 15 2014]
Apr 15 Law Student at home in the Waikato [Published University of Waikato - Apr 14 2014]
Finn-Tastic [Published New Haven Independent - Apr 14 2014]
Combined councils sought [Published Waikato Times - Apr 13 2014]
Successful year for university [Published Sun Live - Apr 11 2014]
Degrees of usefulness [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 11 2014]
Otumoetai College closes for rain [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 11 2014]
Conservation focus for Waikato University schol... [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - Apr 11 2014]
Waikato a drawcard for tertiary students [Published Waikato Times - Apr 10 2014]
Brain injuries at epidemic levels [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 10 2014]
Event on 11 Apr 2014 Waikato Management School ... [Published University of Waikato - Apr 10 2014]
$75m Tauranga campus awaits funding [Published Waikato Times - Apr 10 2014]
New Zealand education fair [Published Pune Mirror - Apr 10 2014]
Changes in the brain after 50 [Published University of Waikato - Apr 10 2014]
Apr 10 Solid year reported at University breakfast [Published University of Waikato - Apr 10 2014]
Waikato youth biodiversity day a hit [Published Voxy.co.nz - Apr 10 2014]
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New coastal research centre agreement signed [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - 17 hours ago]
A statement of intent to establish a new coastal biotechnology research centre with bases in both Tauranga and China has been signed by the University of Waikato and Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. ...
University increases efforts to care for campus... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Apr 15 2014]
The University of Waikato is urging people to think carefully before disposing of waste, liquids and hazardous products into drains on campus because of the negative impact on the health of the campus lakes. ...
Conservation focus for Waikato University schol... [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - Apr 11 2014]
University of Waikato Biological Sciences student Bridgette Moffat has been awarded the 2014 Tess Embling Memorial Scholarship. The $1500 scholarship was established to commemorate the spirited life and achievements of Tess Embling, who, after establishing ...
Research looks to combat soil water shortage on... [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - Apr 10 2014]
As New Zealand farms continue to face problems associated with ongoing drought, University of Waikato doctoral student Jack Pronger, originally from Cambridge, hopes his current research project will contribute to an improvement in pastoral drought r ...
University of Waikato to Host Halal Tourism Sym... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Mar 23 2014]
High-level government, tourism and academic professionals from New Zealand and overseas will gather in Hamilton at the end of April to discuss the potential and development of halal tourism in New Zealand. ...
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