Wednesday, 13 February 2019 14:55

Opening the agri sector to senior students

A group of high school students have spent four days on a live-in event at Waikato University to learn more about career opportunities in agriculture.

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A new technology research institute called Plantech is planned for western Bay of Plenty using the region’s horticulture industry as a testing ground for new technologies and services.

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Tuesday, 04 July 2017 09:55

Sector set for sonic boom

Kiwifruit is heading towards being a major force in the New Zealand economy, a Waikato University report predicts.

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Wednesday, 21 June 2017 07:55

Manuka genetics may help myrtle rust battle

A science project looking at manuka genetics, underway for some time, now may be useful in protecting the manuka species from myrtle rust.

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Tuesday, 04 April 2017 08:55

Rural doctor stoush

A proposal for a National School of Rural Health (NSRH) by the universities of Auckland and Otago is too little, too late: training of rural doctors needs a totally new approach.

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Thursday, 09 February 2017 12:27

Tough contest for dairy industry scholars

DairyNZ has awarded 55 scholarships to tertiary students as part of a wider drive to support young talent into the dairy industry.

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Wednesday, 08 February 2017 08:55

‘Endless’ agri career opportunities

Applause has replaced eye rolling as university students launch a scheme to show secondary schoolers the career opportunities in the primary industries.

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The Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHĀNZ) welcomes the proposal to establish a new rurally-focussed medical school for New Zealand.

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Friday, 14 October 2016 10:55

New institute for freshwater management

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced the creation of a new freshwater institute between NIWA and the University of Waikato.

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Could feeding cows brassicas help reduce nitrogen loss from the soil?

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