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Billiards champion represents New Zealand at 74

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 10:46 am | HMC Communications

Twenty-one years ago, Wayne Carey wore the silver fern on his chest to represent New Zealand on the world stage for the first time. More >>

Te Waka announces new CEO and COO

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 11:53 am | HMC Communications

Te Waka, Waikato’s regional economic development agency, has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer and chief operating officer. More >>

Nitrogen-reducing plantain recognised with Fieldays Award

Friday, 15 June 2018, 3:09 pm | HMC Communications

A plantain that started life as a common weed has been recognised for its contribution to the future of farming with an Innovation Award from Fieldays. More >>

Communications Essential In Cybersecurity Crisis - Expert

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 5:09 pm | HMC Communications

Business leaders are not taking cyber security seriously enough, said internationally renowned cyber security expert Dr Ryan Ko, and that poses a significant risk to their companies’ reputations. More >>

New documentary series on start of NZ's electricity industry

Friday, 3 November 2017, 2:39 pm | HMC Communications

New documentary series examines the unique beginnings of New Zealand’s electricity industry A new documentary series will celebrate the unsung heroes involved in the early stages of New Zealand’s electricity industry. More >>

Former snooker champ lands chair role at leading cue club

Friday, 29 September 2017, 10:40 am | HMC Communications

New Zealand’s premier cue sports club Massé has appointed professional snooker legend, Dene O’Kane, as its new chairman. More >>

Science And Innovation Key to Farming’s Future

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 1:27 pm | HMC Communications

Sustainability and scientific innovation is high on the agenda of Waikato dairy farmer Grant Coombes. More >>

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 >>





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