University of Waikato


Megan Morris

University of Waikato, TEU Office, Private Bag 3105, Hamilton 3240
SUB B10, University of Waikato, Gate 1 Knighton Rd, Hamilton 3216
07 838 4531


Dov Bing
Political Science and Public Policy
Ph: 07 838 4533

Contact details for the entire 2012-13 Branch Committee

Collective Employment Agreements

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  • A very special general staff day


    Allied. Professional. General. They come by many names, and are found in all sorts of roles in all manner of institutions. One thing’s for sure, however. Next Wednesday is their ...

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  • Waikato University brings research out from behind paywalls

    University of Waikato

    Under a new policy the University of Waikato will encourage staff to deposit the full text of their peer-reviewed academic publications into the university’s open access digital repository, Research Commons. ...

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  • 4 Centres of Excellence lose funding tender

    Lesley Francey

    Four of New Zealand’s Centres of Research Excellence will miss out on millions of dollars of funding next year, after failing to win competitive funding from the Tertiary Education Commission. The ...

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  • Aussie wage gap real at Waikato University

    University of Waikato

    There was a minor political spat in Parliament this week over whether the wage gap between New Zealand and Australia has grown or not under the current government. To get a ...

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  • TEU Waikato lobbies to save books from scrapheap

    Thanks to Faungg at Flickr for the photo

    “If there is one thing that upsets people working in universities it is seeing good books being thrown away,” said a shocked union member at Waikato University, upon learning the ...

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  • MOOC questions need answering

    The mooc

    Both Waikato and Massey universities are discussing how to approach massive open online courses (MOOCs). Professor Mark Brown, from Massey University announced to TechDay  “Massey University will be making an announcement in the ...

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  • Waikato cuts way to surplus


    The University of Waikato has posted a decline in its budgeted surplus for 2012, but still turned in a 4 percent return on investment, reports The Waikato Times. The vice-chancellor Roy ...

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  • Waikato scholar wins academic freedom award

    martin thrupp

    The University of Waikato’s Martin Thrupp won an award for protecting and promoting academic freedom at TEU’s inaugural Awards of Excellence this week. TEU honoured Martin Thrupp for speaking out against ...

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  • Fee rises outpace inflation


    Tertiary Update Vol 15 No 36 The current round of fee rises that university councils are announcing is another sign the government’s cuts to education are unsustainable says TEU’s University of ...

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  • Waikato general staff win new pay rates


    Tertiary Update Vol 15 No 35 TEU organiser Megan Morris hopes a new collective agreement at the University of Waikato will make it easier for general staff to seek and gain ...

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  • Submissions favour 26 weeks paid parental leave


    Over 500 people have shown their support for extending paid parental leave to 26 weeks by submitting to Parliament’s Government Administration Select Committee via TEU’s website. Women’s representatives at TEU branches are each ...

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  • Ministers need to protect academic freedom

    Dr Sandra Grey

    The former minister of education, Anne Tolley’s attack on the academic credibility of Waikato University academic Martin Thrupp has tacitly given permission for a subsequent torrent of ill-informed blog-abuse against ...

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  • University staff seek assurance reviews will not increase workload


    Tertiary Update Vol 15 No 8 Employment negotiations for thousands of university staff at seven of New Zealand’s eight universities will begin in three months’ time, and union members are already ...

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  • Restructuring affecting 500 workers


    Tertiary institutions are in a constant state of restructuring says TEU deputy secretary Nanette Cormack. Last week TEU’s national council heard that there are 59 reviews affecting 500 jobs currently ...

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