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University of Waikato Events Calendar

Get the best out of your university – keep up to date with all the amazing University of Waikato events happening on and around campuses in Hamilton, Tauranga and beyond.

September 2020

  • Kotahitanga - "E kore teenei whakaoranga e huri ki tua o aku mokopuna!”

    Donn Ratana, ‘Tainui Series’ 1990, Screen print, The University of Waikato Art Collection
    Date Monday 13 July - Friday 11 September 2020
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato

    We must provide our children and their children a better platform than the one we inherited. [1] While the roots of the Kiingitanga were sown in divided and bloodied soil…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Tuesday 1 September - Tuesday 24 November 2020
    Time 9am (Tuesday 1 September) - 4pm (Tuesday 24 November)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • POSTPONED - Hamilton Public Lecture - Professor Chellie Spiller

    Date Tuesday 1 September 2020
    Time 5:45pm - 6:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    'Wise Up: How insights from Māori leadership can create a better world' Award-winning Māori academic Professor Chellie Spiller, from the University of Waikato's Management School, draws on the deep wellspring…

  • The Story of Plastic Film and Expert Waste Panel Discussion

    Date Tuesday 1 September 2020
    Time 7pm - 8pm
    Location Zoom Online Webinar

    REGISTER HERE A free online screening of the 'The Story of Plastic', followed by an expert waste panel discussion. The Story of Plastic, brought to you by the Story of…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Wednesday 2 September - Wednesday 25 November 2020
    Time 9am (Wednesday 2 September) - 4pm (Wednesday 25 November)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Pride, protest and playfulness: Rethinking urban activism

    Date Wednesday 2 September 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Zoom (Once you have registered you will receive a Zoom URL link to join the online event with a passcode)

    This presentation extends discussion of urban activism through paying attention to the emotional and embodied politics of a sports event. Professor Johnston worked with Professor Gordon Waitt (University of Wollongong…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 2 September 2020
    Time 1:10pm - 2pm
    Location Teaching Resources Library

    The Picturebook Club is open to all university staff and students. We meet every Wednesday in the cultural hour in the Teaching Resources Library on the third floor of the…

  • Figure drawing club

    Date Wednesday 2 September 2020
    Time 6pm
    Location TA Block

    Our group meets every Wednesday night on campus to study human anatomy and gesture. Students, staff, and local artists are warmly invited as well as new or professional models for…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Thursday 3 September - Thursday 26 November 2020
    Time 9am (Thursday 3 September) - 4pm (Thursday 26 November)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Friday 4 September - Friday 27 November 2020
    Time 9am (Friday 4 September) - 4pm (Friday 27 November)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 5 September 2020
    Time 4pm - 8pm
    Location Gate 2B Carpark, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    Street food and stalls for all. Come along and grab a bite to eat, listen to local music, and check out the stalls. Based at Gate 2B carpark on Knighton…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Monday 7 September - Monday 30 November 2020
    Time 9am (Monday 7 September) - 4pm (Monday 30 November)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Linguistics Seminar - 7 September 2020

    Date Monday 7 September 2020
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room MSB.1.20

    Task planning, working memory capacity and second language speech performance This talk reports on a research project (Guará-Tavares, 2011, 2013, 2016,; Guará-Tavares and Carvalho, 2018; Paula and Guará-Tavares forthcoming) that…

  • Linguistics Seminar - 7 September 2020

    Date Monday 7 September 2020
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room MSB.1.20 (Management)

    Task planning, working memory capacity and second language speech performance This talk reports on a research project (Guará-Tavares, 2011, 2013, 2016,; Guará-Tavares and Carvalho, 2018; Paula and Guará-Tavares forthcoming) that investigates the…

  • Lecture postponed. New date TBC

    Date Monday 7 September 2020
    Time 6pm
    Location The University of Waikato, Tauranga, Durham St, Tauranga

    Social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter simultaneously offer tremendous democratic benefits and risks. Such platforms potentially bring people together, and keep them informed, engaged, and participating in our…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Tuesday 8 September - Tuesday 1 December 2020
    Time 9am (Tuesday 8 September) - 4pm (Tuesday 1 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Tauranga - Free Yoga

    Date Tuesday 8 September 2020
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Studio 162, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Free weekly lunchtime yoga, all levels of experience are welcome. Yoga mats and changing facilities are available. Turn up and enjoy

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Wednesday 9 September - Wednesday 2 December 2020
    Time 9am (Wednesday 9 September) - 4pm (Wednesday 2 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar: "Population dynamics of feral and managed honey bees in New Zealand"

    Date Wednesday 9 September 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.1.02

    Little is known about the persistence of feral honey bee colonies in NZ or the impact that feral colonies may have on managed honey bees and/or native flora and fauna…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Cellophonics

    Cellophonics
    Date Wednesday 9 September 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Our stunning deeply resonant 8-cello group Cellophonics returns to enthral us with a very special guest and diverse offerings that will enchant any music lover - always a favourite! OPUS…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 9 September 2020
    Time 1:10pm - 2pm
    Location Teaching Resources Library

    The Picturebook Club is open to all university staff and students. We meet every Wednesday in the cultural hour in the Teaching Resources Library on the third floor of the…

  • Figure drawing club

    Date Wednesday 9 September 2020
    Time 6pm
    Location TA Block

    Our group meets every Wednesday night on campus to study human anatomy and gesture. Students, staff, and local artists are warmly invited as well as new or professional models for…

  • Kīngitanga Day

    Date Thursday 10 September 2020

    Join us for Kīngitanga Day this Thursday 10 September to celebrate the University's history and relationship to the Kīngitanga. Experience virtual presentations, kapa haka and live-feeds to events. See the…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Thursday 10 September - Thursday 3 December 2020
    Time 9am (Thursday 10 September) - 4pm (Thursday 3 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • WMS/NZIBR research seminar: 'Product market competition, platform business model, and firm performance'

    Date Thursday 10 September 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Digital Business lecturer Dr Shivendu Pratap Singh (Waikato Management School) will give a research seminar on Thursday, 10 September on the topic, 'Product Market Competition, Platform Business Model and, Firm…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Friday 11 September - Friday 4 December 2020
    Time 9am (Friday 11 September) - 4pm (Friday 4 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 12 September 2020
    Time 4pm - 8pm
    Location Gate 2B Carpark, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    Street food and stalls for all. Come along and grab a bite to eat, listen to local music, and check out the stalls. Based at Gate 2B carpark on Knighton…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Monday 14 September - Monday 7 December 2020
    Time 9am (Monday 14 September) - 4pm (Monday 7 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Tuesday 15 September - Tuesday 8 December 2020
    Time 9am (Tuesday 15 September) - 4pm (Tuesday 8 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Tauranga - Free Yoga

    Date Tuesday 15 September 2020
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Studio 162, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Free weekly lunchtime yoga, all levels of experience are welcome. Yoga mats and changing facilities are available. Turn up and enjoy

  • Hamilton Public Lecture presented by Professor Vincent Reid

    Date Tuesday 15 September 2020
    Time 5:45pm - 6:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    REGISTER HERE 'Development is the key to understanding the human mind' In this Public Lecture, celebrated New Zealand academic Professor Vincent Reid will explain how the complexities of the human…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Wednesday 16 September - Wednesday 9 December 2020
    Time 9am (Wednesday 16 September) - 4pm (Wednesday 9 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar Series: "Fiery females: Form, function and fitness"

    Date Wednesday 16 September 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.1.02

  • The Waikato Public Law and Policy Research Unit presentation (Covid-19 and the Law)

    Date Wednesday 16 September 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Zoom (https://waikato.zoom.us/j/94714822655)

    The Waikato Public Law and Policy Research Unit is organizing a second session on "Covid-19 and the Law" The presenters and presentation titles are: - Professor Al Gillespie: “Next Steps…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Lieder Festival

    Lieder Festival
    Date Wednesday 16 September 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    The annual German Lieder Festival, an extravaganza of song now well established as part of the Conservatorium’s annual calendar. A wonderful opportunity to explore the art of German Lied, it’s…

  • WMS accounting research seminars: Voluntary disclosure practices & Voluntary IIRF adoption

    Date Wednesday 16 September 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Waikato Management School will host two research seminars on Wednesday, 16 September, from 1pm to 2pm in MSB.4.02, that may be of interest to staff and postgraduate students in the…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 16 September 2020
    Time 1:10pm - 2pm
    Location Teaching Resources Library

    The Picturebook Club is open to all university staff and students. We meet every Wednesday in the cultural hour in the Teaching Resources Library on the third floor of the…

  • Webinar: The Dispensable Lives of Military-Working Dogs on the Battlefield: The Quagmire of their Legal Status under International Humanitarian Law

    Date Wednesday 16 September 2020
    Time 2pm - 3pm
    Location Zoom (Once you have registered you will receive a Zoom URL link to join the online event with a passcode)

    They were the only four-foots who could be trusted to do a piece of work strictly ‘on their own’. Each one knew his job and did it, not because he…

  • Figure drawing club

    Date Wednesday 16 September 2020
    Time 6pm
    Location TA Block

    Our group meets every Wednesday night on campus to study human anatomy and gesture. Students, staff, and local artists are warmly invited as well as new or professional models for…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Thursday 17 September - Thursday 10 December 2020
    Time 9am (Thursday 17 September) - 4pm (Thursday 10 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Anthropology Seminar

    Date Thursday 17 September 2020
    Time 3:10pm - 4:10pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room KG.06 or via Zoom ( Meeting ID: 719 684 2758 / Password: @nthr0 )

    Taking two roads into town: reflections on mobility and inequality in modern Fiji. Getting to town and back is a daily pre-occupation for people in the villages and settlements outside…

  • Philosophy Seminar - 17 September 2020

    Date Thursday 17 September 2020
    Time 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room I.1.08 or via Zoom (https://waikato.zoom.us/j/99254308136)

    What Can Emotional Plasticity Tell Us About Social Biases? Emotions that are quick, automatic and pre-reflective are typically explained by positing special evolved systems in the brain, i.e. ‘modules’. This…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Friday 18 September - Friday 11 December 2020
    Time 9am (Friday 18 September) - 4pm (Friday 11 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 19 September 2020
    Time 4pm - 8pm
    Location Gate 2B Carpark, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    Street food and stalls for all. Come along and grab a bite to eat, listen to local music, and check out the stalls. Based at Gate 2B carpark on Knighton…

  • Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

    Date Monday 21 - Friday 25 September 2020
    Location University of Waikato

    Mental Health Awareness 21-27 September 2020 and this years theme is: Reimagine Wellbeing Together: He Tirohanga Anamata Join us for a week jam-packed with activities, events and webinars for staff…

  • Working Life: Photographs by Peter James Quinn

    Seasonal worker, Niral Devi from Punjab, works on Great South Road in Bombay, Auckland at the packhouse Master & Sons, who have been in the onion business for more than 60 years (2002), © Peter James Quinn
    Date Monday 21 September - Friday 13 November 2020
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery

    Peter James Quinn has been capturing images of New Zealanders at work over the length of the country for the past thirty years. Over this time, major shifts in what…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Monday 21 September - Monday 14 December 2020
    Time 9am (Monday 21 September) - 4pm (Monday 14 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Tuesday 22 September - Tuesday 15 December 2020
    Time 9am (Tuesday 22 September) - 4pm (Tuesday 15 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Tauranga - Free Yoga

    Date Tuesday 22 September 2020
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Studio 162, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Free weekly lunchtime yoga, all levels of experience are welcome. Yoga mats and changing facilities are available. Turn up and enjoy

  • Launch Your Engineering Career

    Date Tuesday 22 September 2020
    Time 6:30pm
    Location Tauranga Campus (22nd September) or Hamilton Campus (23rd September)

    Be part of the solution. Become a professional engineer. At Waikato, we challenge our students to be creative engineers focused on solving issues that matter to people. Join us at…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - OKTA

    OKTA
    Date Wednesday 23 September 2020
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    OKTA concerts always emphasize vitality and freshness, and this one as part of the Lunchtime Series, with a breath of fresh air and spring about it for you to recharge…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Wednesday 23 September - Wednesday 16 December 2020
    Time 9am (Wednesday 23 September) - 4pm (Wednesday 16 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Psychology Webinar: “My child is….”: Parental mind-mindedness, stress and mental health.

    Date Wednesday 23 September 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Zoom (Once you have registered you will receive a Zoom URL link to join the online event with a passcode)

    Mind-mindedness describes a parent’s capacity to view their child as their own person: someone with their own thoughts, feelings and internal life. Mind-mindedness supports the development of a secure parent-child…

  • Floor talk for 'Working Life': Peter James Quinn

    Date Wednesday 23 September 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery

    Join us for a floor talk with Peter James Quinn whose photography has been capturing images of New Zealanders at work over the length of the country for the past…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 23 September 2020
    Time 1:10pm - 2pm
    Location Teaching Resources Library

    The Picturebook Club is open to all university staff and students. We meet every Wednesday in the cultural hour in the Teaching Resources Library on the third floor of the…

  • Figure drawing club

    Date Wednesday 23 September 2020
    Time 6pm
    Location TA Block

    Our group meets every Wednesday night on campus to study human anatomy and gesture. Students, staff, and local artists are warmly invited as well as new or professional models for…

  • Launch Your Engineering Career

    Date Wednesday 23 September 2020
    Time 6:30pm
    Location Tauranga Campus (22nd September) or Hamilton Campus (23rd September)

    Be part of the solution. Become a professional engineer. At Waikato, we challenge our students to be creative engineers focused on solving issues that matter to people. Join us at…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Thursday 24 September - Thursday 17 December 2020
    Time 9am (Thursday 24 September) - 4pm (Thursday 17 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • History Research Seminar - 24 September 2020

    Date Thursday 24 September 2020
    Time 2pm - 3pm
    Location Zoom - https://waikato.zoom.us/j/94111399257 (Meeting ID 941 1139 9257)

    The New Zealand History Curriculum Reset: A Conversation with Nēpia Mahuika and Arini Loader Dr Nēpia Mahuika is Ngāti Porou and Ngāti Maniapoto. Nēpia is the convenor of History at…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Friday 25 September - Friday 18 December 2020
    Time 9am (Friday 25 September) - 4pm (Friday 18 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 26 September 2020
    Time 4pm - 8pm
    Location Gate 2B Carpark, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    Street food and stalls for all. Come along and grab a bite to eat, listen to local music, and check out the stalls. Based at Gate 2B carpark on Knighton…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Monday 28 September - Monday 21 December 2020
    Time 9am (Monday 28 September) - 3pm (Monday 21 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Sargeson Prize 2020

    Date Monday 28 September 2020
    Time 6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Location Zoom - https://waikato.zoom.us/j/94822279088

    In 2020, the second year of the Sargeson Prize , more than 700 entries for the Open Division and more than 100 for the Secondary Schools Division were received. Choosing…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Tuesday 29 September - Tuesday 22 December 2020
    Time 9am (Tuesday 29 September) - 3pm (Tuesday 22 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Tauranga - Free Yoga

    Date Tuesday 29 September 2020
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Studio 162, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Free weekly lunchtime yoga, all levels of experience are welcome. Yoga mats and changing facilities are available. Turn up and enjoy

  • Meet the Ethnic Women Candidates: NZ Election 2020 - A Panel Discussion Webinar Series

    Date Tuesday 29 September 2020
    Time 6pm - 7:30pm
    Location Online Event - ZOOM

    REGISTER HERE Across party lines, who are the Ethnic women participating in NZ mainstream politics? This event is brought to you by the University of Auckand and University of Waikato…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Wednesday 30 September - Wednesday 23 December 2020
    Time 9am (Wednesday 30 September) - 3pm (Wednesday 23 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar: "Ecocultural technologies for rural and Māori community on-site treatment"

    Date Wednesday 30 September 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.1.02, and also via Zoom: https://waikato.zoom.us/j/95663815126

    Te Waiora’s MBIE-funded research programme will co-develop (with Māori, industry and local government) eco-cultural wastewater treatment technologies (ECWT) that will incorporate Mātauranga Māori and address current barriers to ecotechnology implementation…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Student Concert

    Student concert
    Date Wednesday 30 September 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire. OPUS Bar will be open from 12pm every Wednesday. Come and…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 30 September 2020
    Time 1:10pm - 2pm
    Location Teaching Resources Library

    The Picturebook Club is open to all university staff and students. We meet every Wednesday in the cultural hour in the Teaching Resources Library on the third floor of the…

  • Meet the Ethnic Women Candidates: NZ Election 2020 - A Panel Discussion Webinar Series

    Date Wednesday 30 September 2020
    Time 6pm - 7:30pm
    Location Online Event - ZOOM

    REGISTER HERE Across party lines, who are the Ethnic women participating in NZ mainstream politics? This event if brought to you by the University of Auckland and University of Waikato…

  • Figure drawing club

    Date Wednesday 30 September 2020
    Time 6pm
    Location TA Block

    Our group meets every Wednesday night on campus to study human anatomy and gesture. Students, staff, and local artists are warmly invited as well as new or professional models for…

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