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Waikato success at NZSSS awards

Celebrations. The University of Waikato and WaiBER had success at the recent NZSSS national awards: Manawa Huirama won best MSc thesis (Sir Theodore Rigg award). Femke Rambags won best PhD thesis (Morice Fieldes memorial award). Thomas Corbett won best PhD … Continue reading

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Newspaper article and video about our plantain study

Starring Aaron Wall – https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/climate-news/123405095/this-pasture-plant-could-reduce-greenhouse-gas-emissions-on-nz-farms

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Soil carbon podcast interview with Sarah’s Country

Louis had an opportunity to speak with Sarah on her podcast “Sarah’s Country” about soil carbon. Video: https://youtu.be/AVmHrSZg1uY Podcast: https://bit.ly/34dxx0U

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Our latest member

Welcome to Everlyn, our newest member

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Long time connections

One of the wonderful aspects of teaching is seeing former student’s success. Florian Brinkmann came from Germany to undertake Master’s level courses in 2005/2006 and visited while the country with his family. After a number of careers, Flo is now … Continue reading

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Television appearance

Our work on paddock scale nitrous oxide and carbon balance measurements appeared on Rural delivery series 15, episode 8 June 6 2020

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New video on soil quality

Alumni Sheree Balvert (Ballance Feartliser) teamed up with Louis to make a short video on soil quality/health. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bh0BMWzLJTA&feature=youtu.be

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Filming with Rural Delivery

Louis, Aaron and Anne went out to Troughton farm to do some filming with Rural Delivery crew, Kirsty and Richard. Photo credit: Anne Wecking

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MMRT marsden funding success made the news!

With Vic Arcus and colleagues Bella Duncan (University of Victoria, Welington) and Liyin Liang (Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research) we were recently successful in obtaining a Marsden grant on temperature response of the biosphere. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/environment/news/article.cfm?c_id=39&objectid=12298321

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Lovely visit to Kaiate falls with Pa Ropata

Louis, Allycia and Thomas had a wonderful visit to Kaiate falls to look at possible sites for testing DGTs. We were hosted by Pa Ropata (Rob McGowan).

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