News stories - Waikato Management School

  • Airbnb not the culprit in holiday hotspot’s housing crisis (21 December 2020)

    A new study has found Airbnb is not wholly to blame for the shortage of rental housing in the popular surf town of Raglan, New Zealand. The study was prompted by concern about landlords ousting local tenants before summer to take advantage of high nightly rates via Airbnb.

  • Reflections on a young prime minister (26 November 2020)

    University of Waikato Professor Debashish Munshi recalls Jacinda Ardern's time as a student in his class.

  • Elite on the track (9 November 2020)

    When most of his Marlborough Boys' College mates were looking at tertiary study closer to home, track cyclist Callum Saunders had his eyes set on the University of Waikato.

  • University of Waikato ranked one of the top world-wide for accounting (26 October 2020)

    The University of Waikato has recently been ranked as one of the top institutions in the world for accounting, according to the latest BYU Accounting Research Rankings.

  • Major funding boost for circular economy research programme (6 October 2020)

    Engineering Professor Kim Pickering has been awarded $10.9m in Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Endeavour funding to explore a circular economy concept created for the Aotearoa New Zealand context, shaped by the philosophies and values of both founding cultures, Māori and European.

  • Catching up with: Theresa Gattung, CNZM (17 August 2020)

    In 2007, BMS alumna Theresa Gattung received one of the first Distinguished Alumni Awards. We caught up with her to see what she's been up to and her advice for women considering a career in business.

  • New era for Waikato Management School with appointment of Matt Bolger (10 June 2020)

    The University of Waikato Management School is heading into a new era with the appointment of business executive Matt Bolger as Pro Vice-Chancellor.

  • Alumnus donates expertise to NZ COVID Tracer (8 June 2020)

    Like so many during lockdown, alumnus Alan Chew wanted to help. He put his talents towards developing a contact tracing app, the ideas of which now form the basis of the Government's official contact tracing app, NZ Covid Tracer.

  • Coffee in a crisis (5 June 2020)

    WMS Alum Blair Paterson has risen to the challenge of leading his team at Homebrew Coffee in Cambridge through the COVID-19 crisis.

  • Communications graduate champions micro-volunteering in the community (15 May 2020)

    University of Waikato student Chantelle Cobby, who graduated last month with a Bachelor of Communication Studies majoring in Leadership Communication, is focused on working to better the community.

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