Monthly Archives: May 2017


Students use design thinking to solve industry problems

Making breakfast and keeping the coffee coming for a room full of industry partners and Wintec staff was one of the easier challenges given to the first intake of students at Wintec’s Design Hub. The students were asked to cater for an industry breakfast to present the Design Hub, a new kind of creative environment…
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Students spread safety message about preventing child falls

Source: The University of Waikato Kids falling off the monkey bars at school is often seen as part of growing up. But some child falls can lead to serious head or spinal injuries, or even be fatal. More than 4,000 children under 15 are hospitalised in New Zealand every year due to serious injuries caused…
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Slow down – it’s road safety week

Too many people die or are seriously injured on our New Zealand roads. These incidents place a huge toll on families, friends and our community. The cost of emergency services, medical care, reparation and human grief is enormous. In the past five years the share of hospital costs alone in the Midland Region was more…
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