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Ecotain plantain can significantly reduce nitrogen leaching

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 2:52 pm | HMC Communications

A plantain that started life as a common weed has now been shown to have the ability to significantly reduce nitrogen leaching from the urine patch. More >>

Short Film Celebrates the Importance of Play for Children

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 2:29 pm | HMC Communications

A short film, celebrating the importance of childhood play, is going viral on social media. More >>

Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year Nominations Open 11 Sept.

Monday, 4 September 2017, 3:46 pm | HMC Communications

Dairy Women’s Network is putting the call out for the next inspiring industry leader. Nominations open for the 2018 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year Award on 11 September. More >>

First Waikato Technology Showcase a huge success

Friday, 17 February 2017, 3:15 pm | HMC Communications

Waikato Innovation Park was buzzing yesterday with the region’s brightest minds and most innovative businesses at the first annual Waikato Technology Showcase, held to celebrate the launch of Cultivate IT – a new regional cluster group for information ... More >>

Revolutionary health technology

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 4:07 pm | HMC Communications

The way New Zealanders interact with their health information, family doctors and other health providers is going high tech. More >>

Record number of male Early Childhood teachers at College

Friday, 1 April 2016, 3:48 pm | HMC Communications

They are swapping traditionally ‘male’ jobs, like a career in the building trade, to train as early childhood teachers at Vision College campuses in Auckland, Christchurch and Hamilton. More >>

Rapid growth for New Zealand Educational Trust

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 4:17 pm | HMC Communications

Six years ago, and at just 24 years old, Rick Fourie’s dream of owning and operating an early childhood centre (ECE) was just budding. Today the 30-year-old Waikato man is founder and managing director of Creators Educational Trust, a not-for-profit ... More >>

NZ Army gets behind Buddy Day in Central Plateau

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 4:46 pm | HMC Communications

Students in the Central Plateau region have handed over their they lovingly crafted Buddies to the New Zealand Army for safe keeping ahead of Buddy Day tomorrow (13 November). Buddy Day is a national awareness event run by child advocacy agency Child ... More >>

Unsolicited offer by Zero Commission

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 11:55 am | HMC Communications

(Taumarunui – New Zealand) - King Country Energy Limited advises that it has been informed by Zero Commission NZ Limited that Zero Commission intends to write to certain KCE shareholders holding parcels of up to 1,200 shares with an offer to buy their ... More >>

New ATC CEO: “there’s no one size fits all”

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 12:46 pm | HMC Communications

New ATC CEO, Chris Hubbard, is stepping into his role with a promise to move away from a “one-size-fits all” approach to education. More >>

eCoast scientists working to reduce tsunami risk in NZ

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 11:03 am | HMC Communications

Efforts in tsunami hazard mitigation by Raglan-based eCoast Marine Consulting and Research are in-line with recommendations found in a recent report produced by the New Zealand Earthquake Commission. More >>

Shifting Health and Safety management systems online

Friday, 4 September 2015, 2:46 pm | HMC Communications

Waikato human resources consultancy, Everest Group, said a trend is emerging with many businesses switching from paper-based Health and Safety management systems to online tools. More >>

Free service boosts feed efficiency for dairy farmers

Monday, 31 August 2015, 4:27 pm | HMC Communications

In a bid to help dairy farmers in tight times, GrainCorp Feeds has announced that 150 clients nationwide will receive free access to a feed forecasting, tracking and monitoring service. More >>

Two new partners sign with DWN

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 4:51 pm | HMC Communications

Dairy Women’s Network is thrilled to welcome two new partners aboard to assist the Network in offering education and support to dairy farming women. Farming cooperative LIC and ruminant feed manufacturer SealesWinslow have both recently signed on as ... More >>

Evita set to hit cities across New Zealand

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 10:27 am | HMC Communications

Rehearsals for Evita; the next hit musical set to show in five cities across New Zealand throughout 2015, are underway. More >>

Breaking the cycle – farming sustainability requires change

Monday, 10 August 2015, 10:31 am | HMC Communications

Albert Einstein once said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. The need for change in the dairy industry has prompted me to revise an article I originally wrote back in 1999 that ... More >>

Australian investment at FoodWaikato

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 3:16 pm | HMC Communications

6 August 2015 Australian investment at FoodWaikato Nu-Mega Ingredients, a subsidiary of Australian public listed company Clover Corporation, has made a significant investment commissioning trial work with their microencapsulated powders at the recently expanded ... More >>

DWN and SealesWinslow deliver nourishing campaign

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 2:15 pm | HMC Communications

Dairy Women’s Network members who have attended the SealesWinslow calf nutrition workshops over the past three months have walked away with a little added extra this year. More >>

Good news all round for Hamilton renters and investors alike

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 8:48 pm | HMC Communications

Hamilton, New Zealand – An increase in the number of property investors purchasing Hamilton homes is increasing the number of rental properties available in the city, according to Lodge City Rentals business development manager David Kneebone. More >>

CRV scholarship winners en route to Holland

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 9:27 am | HMC Communications

Massey University Master’s graduate Nicole Steele and Lincoln University Honour’s graduate Peter West are about to embark on an all-expenses-paid trip to Holland thanks to a scholarship from CRV Ambreed. More >>

 

 

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