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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.

May 2021

  • Exhibition- Book Marks. The work of Nikki Slade Robinson Feb 25-May 31

    Date Thursday 25 February - Monday 31 May 2021
    Time 10am (Thursday 25 February) - 3pm (Monday 31 May)
    Location TL3.19

    We are lucky to be hosting an exhibition of the illustrations of award-winning children's illustrator and author, Nikki Slade Robinson ( Little Kiwi's Matariki) at the Teaching Resources Library (TL3.19…

  • Exhibition - Smell the Roses… Light Infused Painting

    Surprise (1) 2020 (in varying light levels)
    Date Saturday 13 March - Friday 11 June 2021
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Knighton Road, Hamilton.

    Light sustains our daily living. At its most elemental – with the rising and the setting of the sun, it demarcates the passage of time and the rhythm of life…

  • University of Waikato parkrun

    Date Saturday 1 May 2021
    Time 8am
    Location Village Green, Gate 1, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    What is University of Waikato parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am. Where is it? The event takes…

  • Play the Words - Song Recital

    Date Sunday 2 May 2021
    Time 2:30pm - 4:30pm
    Location Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Stephanie Acraman - Singer and Liam Wooding - Pianist will be sharing a beautifully intimate recital of song at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts on May 2nd, 2.30pm. The…

  • Free Yoga Break-Tauranga

    Date Tuesday 4 May 2021
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location School's Out, Unit 3, 162 Durham St (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe - same location as 2020)

    Free weekly lunchtime yoga class, all levels of experience are welcome. Turn up and enjoy

  • Free CarpeDiem45 - Tauranga

    Date Wednesday 5 May 2021
    Time 7:45am - 8:30am
    Location The Gym, 107 First Avenue

    CarpeDiem45 is a 45 minute functional circuit training class that focuses not only on building your fitness but also improving your overall wellness

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Studio Artists in Concert

    Date Wednesday 5 May 2021
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Join the DMMF Studio Artists of New Zealand Opera for a programme of works ranging from some of Mozart's best loved arias to Britten's cabaret songs. Katherine Winitana, Samuel Downes…

  • NZ Sign Language Hour

    NZ Sign Language Hour at the Wellbeing Hub Thursdays 1-2pm
    Date Thursday 6 - Thursday 27 May 2021
    Time 1pm (Thursday 6 May) - 2pm (Thursday 27 May)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub (opposite B Block)

    Come along and learn one of New Zealand's official languages! Free hour classes during the Month of May at The Wellbeing Hub

  • Anthropology Seminar Series

    Date Thursday 6 May 2021
    Time 3:10pm - 4:10pm
    Location Zoom (https://waikato.zoom.us/j/86469252757)

    Kwaio Piracy as Moral Instruction: Lessons from Archival and Oral Histories Beginning in the 1870s, Malaita in the Solomon Islands became a major new labour frontier for Queensland and Fiji…

  • Kirikiriroa Conversations - 4th Conversation

    Date Thursday 6 May 2021
    Time 3:10pm - 3:40pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room I.1.09

    Screen and Media Studies (SMST) are proud to present more conversations in their informal seminar series entitled Kirikiriroa Conversations . The aim of these chats is to explore topics of…

  • Saturday music classes - Term Two 2021

    Date Saturday 8 May 2021
    Time 8am
    Location TT Building, Gate 4, Hillcrest Road

    Enrolments are now open for Term Two 2021 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music. Classes start on Saturday 8th May. The school offers both group-format music tuition at…

  • University of Waikato parkrun

    Date Saturday 8 May 2021
    Time 8am
    Location Village Green, Gate 1, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    What is University of Waikato parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am. Where is it? The event takes…

  • Aotearoa Migration Research Network Seminar Series 2021

    Date Tuesday 11 May 2021
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location Zoom (https://waikato.zoom.us/j/82289175554 )

    Dynamics of Muslim women's group support in Aotearoa New Zealand Migrating to start a new life in Aotearoa-New Zealand as a new place is often challenging and involves processes of…

  • Free ZOO Yoga Break-Tauranga. Spot prize giveaways!

    Date Tuesday 11 May 2021
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location School's Out, Unit 3, 162 Durham St (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe - same location as 2020)

    Free weekly lunchtime yoga, all levels of experience are welcome. Turn up and enjoy! This special week is focusing on ZOO yoga - animal moves

  • Hamilton Public Lecture presented by Professor Bryony James

    HPL 2021
    Date Tuesday 11 May 2021
    Time 5:45pm

    Register Here 'Is there a party in your mouth? No, it's just mastication!' - By Professor Bryony James ‘Chew, chew, chew, spit’ is not a refrain you’d expect to associate…

  • Free ZOO CarpeDiem45 - Tauranga. Spot prize giveaways!

    Date Wednesday 12 May 2021
    Time 7:45am - 8:30am
    Location The Gym, 107 First Avenue

    CarpeDiem45 is a 45 minute functional training class that focuses not only on building your fitness but also improving your overall wellness. This week is special as it is focusing…

  • Inter-Faculty Volleyball

    Date Wednesday 12 May 2021
    Time 10am - 2pm
    Location UniRec

    Inter-Faculty Volleyball is happening at UniRec on Wednesday 12th May! It is fun, free, and open to all students. Inter-faculty sports events are the perfect way to play social sport…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Felicity Tomkins Masters Recital

    Date Wednesday 12 May 2021
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

  • New Zealand Evidence Based Policing Centre: Online Conference 2021

    Date Thursday 13 May 2021
    Time 9am - 5pm
    Location Online

    The New Zealand Police and University of Waikato are hosting the second joint Evidence Based Policing Conference in May 2021. This is a free conference. Attendance can be in person…

  • Philosophy Programme Seminar

    Date Thursday 13 May 2021
    Time 10am - 11:30am
    Location Zoom (https://waikato.zoom.us/j/87079459197)

    The Value of Accepting Responsibility Connie S. Rosati (University of Texas at Austin) Much of our talk about blame and responsibility concerns third parties; it involves our laying the blame…

  • Anthropology Seminar Series

    Date Thursday 13 May 2021
    Time 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room K.G.06

    The Miners’ Thumbs in Waihi Museum: The Truths Behind The Yarns Recently an article titled “Paying Your Bill at the Pub: Why Waihi Miners Deliberately Chopped Off Their Own Thumbs…

  • Kirikiriroa Conversations - 5th Conversation

    Date Thursday 13 May 2021
    Time 3:10pm - 3:40pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room I.1.09

    Screen and Media Studies (SMST) are proud to present more conversations in their informal seminar series entitled Kirikiriroa Conversations . The aim of these chats is to explore topics of…

  • Māori & Pacific Career Expo

    Date Thursday 13 May 2021
    Time 5pm - 7pm
    Location Student Centre, Level 2

    We invite all students to come along to our Māori & Pacific Career Expo 2021 This is a perfect opportunity to meet and engage with potential future employers. It's a…

  • University of Waikato parkrun

    Date Saturday 15 May 2021
    Time 8am
    Location Village Green, Gate 1, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    What is University of Waikato parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am. Where is it? The event takes…

  • Waikato University Chamber Orchestra Concert

    Date Sunday 16 May 2021
    Time 2:30pm - 4:30pm
    Location Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    University of Waikato Chamber Orchestra will perform its winter concert with the brilliant Stefenie Pickston performing the exquisite Mozart Clarinet concerto. Next our 5 wonderful performance flute students perform the…

  • Interfaculty Basketball Tauranga

    Date Tuesday 18 May 2021
    Time 12pm - 2pm
    Location Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre (QEYC)

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Student Concert

    Date Wednesday 19 May 2021
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location 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. $13 online or at the door, free for students with valid…

  • Kirikiriroa Conversations - 6th Conversation

    Date Thursday 20 May 2021
    Time 3:10pm - 3:40pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room I.1.09

    Screen and Media Studies (SMST) are proud to present more conversations in the seminar series entitled Kirikiriroa Conversations . The aim of these chats is to explore topics of interest…

  • Anthropology Seminar Series

    Date Thursday 20 May 2021
    Time 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room K.G.06 and Zoom (https://waikato.zoom.us/j/84121292808)

    Indigenizing Sport In recent decades, activism around Indigeneity, Indigenous relations, cultural reclamation, survivance, and flourishing have also produced new ways of claiming and making meaning with sport in the Pacific…

  • Open Day 2021: Hamilton

    Date Friday 21 May 2021
    Time 9:30am - 2:30pm

    Open Day is the perfect chance to spend a day on campus, explore study options, chat to our staff and students, win cool prizes, and get a taste of Waikato…

  • University of Waikato parkrun

    Date Saturday 22 May 2021
    Time 8am
    Location Village Green, Gate 1, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    What is University of Waikato parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am. Where is it? The event takes…

  • The DMMF Waikato Aria Grand Final

    Date Saturday 22 May 2021
    Time 7pm - 9pm
    Location Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Come and join us for an evening of music and drama, as the University of Waikato's most promising operatic voices compete for this prestigious prize

  • New Zealand Scholarships Completion Ceremony

    Date Monday 24 May 2021
    Time 5pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    The NZ Scholarships Completion Ceremony marks the completion of the scholars study and scholarship at the University of Waikato. These scholars who are completing have come from developing countries after…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - RNZ Navy Band

    Date Wednesday 26 May 2021
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    The Royal New Zealand Navy band (RNZN band) is highly respected both within the Navy and musical circles. It includes some of the country’s finest musicians whose professional capability and…

  • Anthropology Seminar Series

    Date Thursday 27 May 2021
    Time 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room K.G.06 (and Zoom)

    The (Im)morality of Reseller Transactions in the Goroka Fresh Food Market, Papua New Guinea The anthropological study of markets provides a critical corrective to Western economic theories and Western economic…

  • Open Day 2021: Tauranga

    Date Friday 28 May 2021
    Time 9:30am - 12:30pm

    Open Day is the perfect chance to spend a day on campus, explore study options, chat to our staff and students, win cool prizes, and get a taste of Waikato…

  • University of Waikato parkrun

    Date Saturday 29 May 2021
    Time 8am
    Location Village Green, Gate 1, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    What is University of Waikato parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am. Where is it? The event takes…

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