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University of Waikato Events Calendar

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September 2019

  • He Tirohanga ki Tai: Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery

    Robyn Kahukiwa Captain Cook Rhyme, 2018, acrylic on canvas
    Date Wednesday 26 June - Friday 13 September 2019
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato

    He Tirohanga Ki Tai (A View from the Shoreline): Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery is an exhibition featuring both leading and emerging Māori artists, who have created a completely sovereign…

  • 'The Fiction of Memory' - by Professor Elizabeth Loftus

    Date Monday 2 September 2019
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    Elizabeth Loftus has dedicated her career to demonstrating that your memory is not like a recording device, but a Wikipedia page: you can change it, but so can other people…

  • Tauranga Public Lecture September 2019

    Date Monday 2 September 2019
    Time 6pm
    Location The University of Waikato, Tauranga, Durham St, Tauranga

    Over recent decades, Aotearoa/New Zealand’s migration system has become increasingly complex as government’s have focused on managing migrants and restricting the characteristics of who can live in Aotearoa/New Zealand permanently…

  • Guest Public Lecture: Dr Duncan Webb (3 September 2019)

    Date Tuesday 3 September 2019
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location N3.01, Te Piringa – Faculty of Law

    Guest Public Lecture: Dr Duncan Webb Influences in New Zealand politics - using money, politics and power Dr Duncan Webb is a former Professor of Law and was a partner…

  • Stop.Drop & Breathe with Scott Townsend

    Date Tuesday 3 September 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location The Wellbeing Hub (164 Hillcrest Road.)

    Everyone breathes and everyone can benefit from some breathing tools and tips to decrease stress and anxiety, be more present and improve overall health. Join us for a Stop.Drop.Breathe Workshop…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 3 September 2019
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Tauranga City Yoga, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Yoga Break combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will target parts of your body which…

  • Marketing practitioner talk: 'Customer Centricity in a Digital World'

    Date Tuesday 3 September 2019
    Time 5pm - 6:30pm
    Location Executive Teaching Rooms, MSB1.36/1.37, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Rd, Hamilton

    As a CEO or manager, how can you know if your organisation is delivering a superior experience to new and existing customers across all touch points? World renowned marketing expert…

  • Hamilton Public Lecture Series - Professor Holly Thorpe

    Date Tuesday 3 September 2019
    Time 5:45pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Gate 2B, Knighton Road, Hamilton

    Register Here By developing innovative sociological approaches to studying sport, Professor Holly Thorpe gets to the complexities, nuances, messiness, and richness of human lives in sport and physical culture. In…

  • Library Workshop: Raising your profile (September 4th)

    Date Wednesday 4 September 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    Location M2.23

    Understand the various ways in which you can manage your identity as a researcher online, as well as methods to boost your visibility and ensure you get credit for your…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Cellophonics 2019

    Date Wednesday 4 September 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Under the direction of James Tennant this exciting ensemble of nine cellists will present a varied concert of works from Bach to Bernstein. Joined by rising star Matthias Balzat, you…

  • NZIBR workshop on 'Theory Construction' facilitated by Professor of Marketing Ajay K. Kohli

    Date Thursday 5 September 2019
    Time 9am - 4:30pm
    Location MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    The New Zealand Institute for Business Research - Enterprise Innovation Unit is pleased to invite you to attend a 'Theory Construction Workshop' facilitated by Professor Ajay K. Kohli, Regents’ Professor…

  • Library Workshop - NVivo for data analysis: Part A (September 5th)

    Date Thursday 5 September 2019
    Time 2pm - 4pm
    Location M2.23

    This is an introductory workshop to NVivo and is ideal for those who are new to the software. You will learn about: - Fundamentals of setting up a project…

  • Anthropology & Pacific Studies Seminar (5 September 2019)

    Date Thursday 5 September 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:40pm
    Location K.G.06

    ‘Outrages’ in the Solomon Islands: Penetration of colonial capitalism into the Western Solomons On the morning of September 25th 1891, at 10 AM, Captain Edward H.M. Davis of HMS Royalist…

  • IEEE New Zealand Wireless Workshop 2019

    Date Friday 6 September 2019
    Time 8am - 5pm
    Location L.G.05, The University of Waikato, Hamilton Campus

    The IEEE New Zealand Wireless Workshop is a premier annual event that brings together industry professionals, research institutes, academics, start-ups, postgraduate students and policy makers for one day to discuss…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019

    Date Saturday 7 September 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019 Enrol NOW for Term Three 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 3rd…

  • Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori ki te Whare Wānanga o Waikato

    Date Monday 9 - Sunday 15 September 2019
    Time 9am (Monday 9 September) - 5pm (Sunday 15 September)
    Location University of Waikato (both Hamilton and Tauranga campuses)

    Kia Kaha te Reo Māori This year’s theme for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is ‘Kia Kaha te Reo Māori’. The Whare Wānanga will be running a host of…

  • WMS research seminar: 'Communication industries in the era of fake news: Between organised lying and professional legitimacy'

    Date Monday 9 September 2019
    Time 2pm - 3pm
    Location MSB.4.02, Level 4, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Waikato Management School will host a research seminar on Monday, 9 September by Assoc Professor Lee Edwards (London School of Economics and Political Science) on the topic of ' Communication industries…

  • Aotearoa Migration Research Network Seminar Series 2019 - 10 September 2019

    Date Tuesday 10 September 2019
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location University of Waikato: Room S.1.10 / Massey University (Albany): 1.22A (library) / All other locations: via zoom https://waikato.zoom.us/j/634605835

    In the Intersections of Inequality: migration and diversification in Aotearoa/New Zealand In this presentation we introduce some of the claims and key concerns outlined in our forthcoming book, In the…

  • Library workshop: Word for theses and long documents (10th September)

    Date Tuesday 10 September 2019
    Time 11am - 1pm
    Location M2.23

    Essential for first year doctoral students. - Format margins, page numbers, fonts etc according to the UoW presentation guidelines - Use heading styles to ensure consistency, automate Table of Contents…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 10 September 2019
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Tauranga City Yoga, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Yoga Break combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will target parts of your body which…

  • Presentation by Renowned composer John Psathas

    Date Wednesday 11 September 2019
    Time 11am - 12:45pm
    Location Lounge, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Multi-faceted composer John Psathas has written music of spectacular variety, ranging from the Olympic Games to the film Good For Nothing, as well as notable collaborations with classical, jazz, rock…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Amalia Hall (violin) & Maria Mo (piano)

    Date Wednesday 11 September 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Join us for a wonderful programme of Beethoven, Lilburn and Fauré in a performance by Amalia Hall and Maria Mo filled with energy, passion, and dedication and sure to delight…

  • Lecture by Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd (“Lessons from the Brexit process”)

    Date Wednesday 11 September 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Te Piringa – Faculty of Law - MSB1:01

    The Rt Hon Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd PC, New Zealand Law Foundation 2019 Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lord Thomas read law at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and the University of Chicago Law…

  • Sport and becoming a leader

    Date Wednesday 11 September 2019
    Time 1:05pm - 1:50pm
    Location L.G.05.

    Learning to be a leader of your improvement is an essential skill on your sporting journey. In this talk Amy will share her knowledge and experience working with athletes and…

  • Whai Ora Clinic-Traditional Maori Healing in The Wellbeing Hub

    Date Wednesday 11 September 2019
    Time 3pm - 7pm
    Location The Wellbeing Hub (164 Hillcrest Road.)

    Haere mai e te whanau! In association with Te wiki o te Reo Māori - WHAI ORA Traditional Māori Healing is facilitating a romiromi clinic on Wednesday 11th of September…

  • Sociology and Social Policy Research Seminar 2019 - 11 September 2019

    Date Wednesday 11 September 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:10pm
    Location K.G.11

    Precarious Work and Welfare Reform in Aotearoa New Zealand (p resented by Dayna East) Precarious work – employment characterised by features like instability, low pay, low levels of worker protection…

  • Future Food Network

    Date Wednesday 11 September 2019
    Time 5pm - 7pm
    Location MSB.4.02

    We have a top notch industry leader speaking at this event! Dr Jacqueline Rowarth is going to be breaking down some of the food myths around, sustainability, alternative proteins, cost…

  • Lecture by Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd (“The effect of the digital revolution on the Law”)

    Date Wednesday 11 September 2019
    Time 5:30pm - 7:15pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    The Rt Hon Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd PC, New Zealand Law Foundation 2019 Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lord Thomas read law at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and the University of Chicago Law…

  • New Zealand Institute of International Affairs. Brexit: A German Perspective

    Date Wednesday 11 September 2019
    Time 6pm - 7pm
    Location KG.07

    Following the UK’s European Union (EU) membership referendum (2016), when a slim majority decided to leave the EU, important and potentially existential questions need to be answered: What new role…

  • Kīngitanga Day 2019

    Date Thursday 12 September 2019
    Time 9am - 5pm
    Location University of Waikato (both Hamilton and Tauranga campuses)

    Kīngitanga Day 2019 Theme Kīngitanga Day is an annual event that recognises the unique connection of the University of Waikato with Waikato-Tainui and the Kīngitanga. A day held by the…

  • Local Body Election Series #2 - Gender, Diversity and Inclusion in Local Government

    Date Thursday 12 September 2019
    Time 5:30pm - 7:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    There is clearly a ‘diversity’ problem in local government. As recent news reports from Stuff point out, “old, white and wealthy men dominate local councils”, with limited presence of non-European…

  • WMS research seminar: 'Publishing systematic reviews in top journals'

    Date Friday 13 September 2019
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location S.G.02, University of Waikato, Hamilton

    Waikato Management School will host a research seminar on the topic of ‘Publishing systematic reviews in top journals’ on Friday, 13 September, starting at 11am. All staff and students are…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019

    Date Saturday 14 September 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019 Enrol NOW for Term Three 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 3rd…

  • Professional Development - Speedy PD Session 1: Digital technologies curriculum: implications for practice?

    Date Monday 16 September 2019
    Time 10:15am - 10:30am
    Location School of Education - McClaren Room TT1.12

    Ready to jazz up your practices? Feeling a bit CURIOUS? Need a bit of INSPIRATION? Need a quick HOW-TO and/or WHY-TO? Looking for a spring in your professional step to…

  • Library Workshop - NVivo for data analysis: Part B (September 16th)

    Date Monday 16 September 2019
    Time 2pm - 4pm
    Location M2.23

    This workshop is designed for those who are already familiar with the software. You will learn about: - Using attributes and classification features - Using visualization tools (Word Trees, Word…

  • Professional Development - Speedy PD Session 2: Creative assessment options

    Date Tuesday 17 September 2019
    Time 10:15am - 10:35am
    Location School of Education - McClaren Room TT1.12

    Ready to jazz up your practices? Feeling a bit CURIOUS? Need a bit of INSPIRATION? Need a quick HOW-TO and/or WHY-TO? Looking for a spring in your professional step to…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 17 September 2019
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Tauranga City Yoga, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Yoga Break combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will target parts of your body which…

  • NIDEA SEMINAR Series 2019 - 17 September 2019

    Date Tuesday 17 September 2019
    Time 1:10pm - 2pm
    Location I.1.01

    MIGRATORY EMOTIONS: MEN AND WOMEN OF YUCATAN AND CHIAPAS, MÉXICO, FACING MALE MIGRATION TO QUEBEC, CANADA Since its inception, the Canadian Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (CSAWP) attracted the attention of…

  • TeachInfo Night 2019 - Hamilton

    Date Tuesday 17 September 2019
    Time 5:45pm - 7:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts - Te Whare Tapere Iti

    Thinking about teaching and need more information? Register now for one of our TeachInfo Evenings! Come along to find out where a teaching qualification at the University of Waikato can…

  • Hamilton Public Lecture Series - Professor Claire Breen

    Date Tuesday 17 September 2019
    Time 5:45pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Gate 2B, Knighton Road, Hamilton

    Register Here Rights at the Edge: Who has rights to what and why International human rights are complex, and it’s important to remember why it’s critical to protect and ensure…

  • Library Workshop: Getting started with EndNote (September 18th)

    Date Wednesday 18 September 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    Location M2.23

    Suitable for those new to referencing software. You will be guided through the basics of EndNote, step-by-step. - Create an EndNote Library - Add references to your library manually…

  • Professional Development - Speedy PD Session 3: Social bookmarking in education

    Date Wednesday 18 September 2019
    Time 10:15am - 10:35am
    Location School of Education - McClaren Room TT1.12

    Ready to jazz up your practices? Feeling a bit CURIOUS? Need a bit of INSPIRATION? Need a quick HOW-TO and/or WHY-TO? Looking for a spring in your professional step to…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Emma Pearson (soprano) & Francis Cowan (piano)

    Date Wednesday 18 September 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    'Love is deed and not fine phrases' (Puerto Rican Proverb) From Clara Schumann, Mahler, to Britten and Bolcom cabaret. Contessa de Folleville in Opera Australia’s new production of Rossini’s incredible…

  • Professional Development - Speedy PD Session 4: Noughts and crosses anyone?

    Date Thursday 19 September 2019
    Time 10:15am - 10:35am
    Location School of Education - McClaren Room TT1.12

    Ready to jazz up your practices? Feeling a bit CURIOUS? Need a bit of INSPIRATION? Need a quick HOW-TO and/or WHY-TO? Looking for a spring in your professional step to…

  • Anthropology and Pacific Studies seminar 2019 (19 September 2019)

    Date Thursday 19 September 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:40pm
    Location KG.06 (University of Waikato)

    Ainu: Historical Change of an Indigenous People in Japan Professor Sachiko Kubota (Kobe University) ‘Ainu’, the indigenous people of Hokkaido, have been marginalized since the colonization of the northernmost island…

  • Library Workshop: Introduction to Research Data Management (September 20th)

    Date Friday 20 September 2019
    Time 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Location M2.23

    This workshop will teach you the basics of Research Data Management. Learn the best ways to manage and protect your data, including backing up, storing, naming conventions, file types and…

  • Masquerade - A Musical Theatre Showcase

    Date Friday 20 - Saturday 21 September 2019
    Time 7:30pm (Friday 20 September) - 9:15pm (Saturday 21 September)
    Location PLAYHOUSE Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    A Musical Theatre Showcase featuring showstoppers from all our favourite musicals presented by vocal students of the Conservatorium of Music with Francis Cowan on piano. It's going to be fabulous…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019

    Date Saturday 21 September 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019 Enrol NOW for Term Three 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 3rd…

  • Garmin Tauranga Marathon, Half marathon, fun runs/walks

    Date Saturday 21 September 2019
    Time 8:45am - 12pm
    Location The Strand, Tauranga

    With a finish line right in the heart of downtown Tauranga, this will be an unforgettable experience on race day - for runners, walkers, dashers and spectators alike.   For more…

  • Masquerade

    Date Saturday 21 September 2019
    Time 7:30pm - 9:15pm
    Location PLAYHOUSE Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    A Musical Theatre Showcase featuring showstoppers from all our favourite musicals presented by vocal students of the Conservatorium of Music with Francis Cowan on piano. Not to be missed…

  • Hauora Week 2019

    Date Monday 23 - Friday 27 September 2019
    Location University of Waikato

    Join us for a week dedicated to supporting Mental Health Awareness and Global Climate Action. Hauora Week runs from 23–26 September and is jam-packed with workshops, seminars and events for…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 24 September 2019
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Tauranga City Yoga, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Yoga Break combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will target parts of your body which…

  • NVivo in Tauranga - 3 in 1 workshop

    Date Wednesday 25 September 2019
    Time 9am - 12pm
    Location Tauranga Campus TCBD 2.11

    A 3-hour workshop customised for Tauranga researchers. The workshop is oriented towards helping researchers learn excellent ways of managing large amounts of literature in a more organised manner as well…

  • Contact Energy: Engineering an Engineering Career

    Date Wednesday 25 September 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location S.1.04

    Rob Ochtman-Corfe from Contact Energy will be on campus for a short information session for students. Come along to hear tips and tricks for getting started as well as information…

  • MIP Internship Final Presentation

    Date Wednesday 25 September 2019
    Time 5pm - 7pm

    MIP is a project based, guided internship programme that harnesses the market and culture-specific insights of domestic and international tertiary students and matches these to New Zealand businesses’ needs. The…

  • Library workshop: NVivo for literature review (September 26th)

    Date Thursday 26 September 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    Location M2.23

    This workshop is oriented towards helping you learn excellent ways of managing large amounts of literature in a more organised manner. You will learn how to: - Use Endnote with…

  • 18th Annual Latin America and Spain Film Festival

    Date Thursday 26 September - Saturday 5 October 2019
    Time 5:30pm (Thursday 26 September) - 8:30pm (Saturday 5 October)
    Location University of Waikato (S.G.01)

    The University of Waikato is delighted to sponsor the Latin America & Spain Film Festival in 2019 In it's 18th year the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF) is a…

  • TeachInfo Night 2019 - Tauranga

    Date Thursday 26 September 2019
    Time 5:45pm - 7:30pm
    Location University of Waikato - Tauranga

    Thinking about teaching and need more information? Register now for one of our TeachInfo Evening! Come along to find out where a teaching qualification at the University of Waikato can…

  • What Hamilton could look like in the Future

    Date Thursday 26 September 2019
    Time 6pm - 7:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    Everyone has an opinion on what kind of a city Hamilton is. Whether its positive or negative, it is a topic that rarely fails to elicit a response. Now consider…

  • 18th Annual Latin America and Spain Film Festival - Ten days without mom - Argentina (Comedy)

    Date Thursday 26 September 2019
    Time 6:45pm
    Location University of Waikato - Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    The University of Waikato is delighted to sponsor the Latin America & Spain Film Festival in 2019 In it's 18th year the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF) is a…

  • 2019 Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards

    Date Friday 27 September 2019
    Time 6pm - 10pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    The annual University of Waikato Blues Awards are one of the University's strongest traditions, recognising our students' highest sporting and artistic achievements. At the University of Waikato we hold strong…

  • 18th Annual Latin America and Spain Film Festival - Little Secrets - Brazil (Drama)

    Date Friday 27 September 2019
    Time 6:15pm
    Location University of Waikato (S.G.01)

    The University of Waikato is delighted to sponsor the Latin America & Spain Film Festival in 2019 In it's 18th year the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF) is a…

  • 18th Annual Latin America and Spain Film Festival - Broken Panties - Chile (Dramatic Comedy)

    Date Saturday 28 September 2019
    Time 6:15pm
    Location University of Waikato (S.G.01)

    The University of Waikato is delighted to sponsor the Latin America & Spain Film Festival in 2019 In it's 18th year the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF) is a…

  • Fertile Grounds

    Date Monday 30 September - Friday 29 November 2019
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato

    Fertile Grounds is a title employed to suggest several different meanings. The Waikato is perhaps most known for its fertile land, the Waikato University sits atop that land, instilling knowledge…

  • 18th Annual Latin America and Spain Film Festival - Gabo, the magic of reality - Colombia (Documentary)

    Date Monday 30 September 2019
    Time 6:15pm - 8:30pm
    Location University of Waikato (S.G.01)

    The University of Waikato is delighted to sponsor the Latin America & Spain Film Festival in 2019 In it's 18th year the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF) is a…

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