Appointments

Callaghan Innovation welcomes new Board members

11 September 2017

Callaghan Innovation Board Chair Sue Suckling welcomes incoming members George Gong and Stefan Korn to the Board.

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Sir John Key to receive Honorary Doctorate from University of Canterbury

7 August 2017

The University of Canterbury will bestow former Prime Minister and UC alumnus Rt Hon Sir John Key with a Doctor of Commerce (honoris causa) honorary degree at an official Graduation ceremony on Friday 15 December.

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Graduate takes off at Rocket Lab

2 May 2017

When Alex Anderson was a teenager growing up in Waiuku, he read a lot of science fiction and dreamt of one day “building futuristic things like robots”.

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Whitireia Graduate Forges Way for Young Women in Building

25 February 2017

Azaria Felagai has gone from carpentry training at Whitireia last year to working on projects for construction firm Hawkins.

Whitireia Graduate Forges the Way for Young Women in the Building Industry

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UC academic to write Global Warming Special Report for UN

23 February 2017

University of Canterbury (UC) Associate Professor Bronwyn Hayward is the only New Zealander among the world experts appointed by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change (IPCC) to prepare the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C.

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CARROLL TO HEAD LEXUS NEW ZEALAND

17 December 2016

Paul Carroll, former Executive Director of Toyota New Zealand, has been appointed as the Senior General Manager of Lexus New Zealand to head the brand here.

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Women can succeed in top rugby administration

4 November 2016

Can women be successful in a leadership role in rugby, gaining respect and be followed as a genuine leader in sports administration? Even if she has not played the game or because it is such a male dominate sport and industry?

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Teenage refugee becomes chair of NZTech

26 October 2016

Thirty one years after arriving in New Zealand as a 13 year old refugee from Vietnam, Mitchell Pham has been appointed the chair of NZTech.

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NZTech chief Graeme Muller appointed to world tech board

20 October 2016

The leader of all things tech in New Zealand, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller, has been elected to the board of the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA).

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New MPI frontline staff to protect New Zealand

30 September 2016

The graduation of 23 new quarantine officers will help protect New Zealand and relieve peak-time congestion at the country’s main international airports, says the Ministry for Primary Industries.

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World leading agri-tech researchers appointed top global role

26 September 2016

Massey University’s Professor Ian Yule, one of the world’s leading agri-tech researchers, has been voted president of the International Society of Precision Agriculture for 2018-2020.

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