AUT graduate Laura Platts runs The Workher blog which offers career advice for young women. Here's her timeless tips about life after graduating. There's lots of other great advise on her blog too!

So You Have Graduated. What Next? - The Workher
Did you hear? Waikato's University Challenge NZ team consisting of Avish Ram, Steffan van Lieshout, Brendan Madley, Rose Swears and Anthony Crooymans, beat Auckland University in last weekend's semi-finals, but were unfortunately beaten by Canterbury University in the final.

Well done on your efforts, team. We've loved following your success!

[ Link ] #WaikatoUni #UniversityChallengeNZ

Waikato in semi-finals of University Challenge
Some useful information for those who are medically dependent on having a power supply. You need to plan for what to do when the power goes out! [ Link ] - Kerry

Jenny Cameron: Have a plan for when power's out
The delays have been postponed to this weekend so don't get caught out on your way to the airport this weekend. Allow for an extra 20 minutes on your journey.

Major road works get underway on SH1 Russley Road this weekend – expect delays | NZ Transport Agency
Industrial Design student Oskar Edgar has come up with a concrete-cutting chainsaw that could be a game-changer in disaster situations. He’s been working with the New Zealand Fire Service’s Urban Search and Rescue teams andinternational teams to develop his design, which could potentially reduce concrete-cutting time from around three hours to a potentially life-saving 15 minutes. #FindYourHunger

Game changing chainsaw for urban search and rescue - Massey University
New footage has been revealed which shows the horrific treatment of animals at a rodeo recently held in Whangarei.

The SPCA is completely opposed to rodeos because they cause pain and suffering to the animals involved, and all in the name of "entertainmment".

Last year we campaigned the Government to ban rodeos, and handed them a petition with more than 62,000 signatures calling for rodeos...
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MPI investigating claims of animal abuse at rodeo
Forest & Bird
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One lucky tramper had a once-in-a-lifetime experience as she watched a tokoeka kiwi on the Heaphy Track. It's not normal to see kiwi during the day - this could be a young bird that's hungry, or it may have just been disturbed. There's a small chance it was just being curious, but we hope the bird is okay. Kimberley

Watch: Once in a lifetime Kiwi sighting on South Island's Heaphy Track - National - NZ Herald News
At Waikato Hospital, staffing shortages are forcing doctors to delay six to nine surgeries every week – and managers are trying to cut nursing numbers, because there just isn't enough money in the budget.

We need a well-funded health system that gives Kiwis the healthcare they need, when they need it. Labour will reverse National's $1.7 billion of health cuts and put healthcare back on the...
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Waikato Hospital's staffing of operating theatres not at full capacity, resulting in fewer surgeries - National - NZ Herald News
Five months after proving their enemies wrong with their first ever Super Rugby title, the 2017 Hurricanes are hoping to be fitter than ever thanks to the team's new altitude training chamber at the University of Otago, Wellington's laboratory:
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Defending Super Rugby champion Hurricanes find new way to get even fitter
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"KidsCan has been a powerful support by relieving some small, but vital, needs that are usually fulfilled by the functional nuclear family, that is, breakfast, shoes, raincoats, fresh fruit, warm jackets...things that are assumed to be obvious necessities are sometimes placed as secondary to rent, dinner, electricity, etc due to ever-increasing financial burdens; God bless and thank you to...
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Support a child | KidsCan
The Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial that will be dedicated next month at the 6 year anniversary of the Feb 22 Earthquake.

A Place to Remember to be dedicated next month
Did you march on the weekend? Connect and keep up-to-date with women's equality in NZ. Join the Green Party today.

Join the Green Party
We regularly have Open Days at our Botany and City campuses. Pop in and meet the tutors, tour the campus and find out the best career path for you. Bring a friend - see you there!

ITC Open Days
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This is yet another argument for pulling the plug on the Ruataniwha irrigation dam. Irrigation means more cows and more cows means more water pollution.

Ratepayers may be looking at $4-6million bill to keep drinking water safe
We are delighted to share the latest Media Release from the Victoria University of Wellington.

Victoria and ACG launch pre-degree pathway in Wellington.

Victoria University of Wellington and ACG, New Zealand's leading pathway specialist, today launched a new pre-degree programme to prepare international students for entry to Victoria.

Please click the link to find out more.

Victoria and ACG launch pre-degree pathway in Wellington - ACG
The AdSchool has had a glorious start to 2017 with news that two student teams from the Class of 2016 scored Silver and Bronze in the International Young Glory competition.

A Glory-ous start to 2017
Haven’t yet enrolled for 2017 study? Haven’t even applied to enrol? It’s not too late, but it will be soon. Whether you are a returning student or new to UC, now is the time to get sorted. Hit the link below or call us on 0800 VARSITY (827 748). Do it now!

Enrol now for 2017 study with myUC
New agreements will allow He Toki to not only support Canterbury, but also the Kaikōura rebuild.

He Toki ki te Rika

He Toki Apprentice Trust Expanding