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School employer partnerships reach east and south Waikato, October 2017

Ground-breaking results at Smart Waikato summit, May 2017

Denmark win for young Waikato entrepreneur, May 2017

Science in the real world at Cambridge High School, May 2017

Success unveiled at Leadership Summit, May 2017

Opportunity for “systemic change” to be unveiled at Summit, April 2017

Fed Farmers support "real world" learning at Te Kauwhata, April 2017

Future business leaders shine in Hamilton, March 2017

Real world learning for Waikato students, March 2017


Waikato students star at national young enterprise awards,
December 2016

 

Enterprising students celebrated at awards, Media Release, October 2016
 

Waikato District employers inspired to hire youth, Media Release, September 2016
 

New employer partnership schools announced, Media Release, September 2016
 

Youth employment plan launched in Waikato District, Waikato Business News, September 2016


Ngaruawahia business owner encourages youth employment,
Waikato Times and Stuff, September 2016 

Creating youth employment opportunities in Waikato, Waikato District Council website, September 2016
 

Youth employment opportunities for Waikato District, Scoop Business, September 2016 


Matamata College YES student's water testing innovation,
Matamata Chronicle, August 2016 
 

Students develop app for life after school, Matamata Chronicle, August 2016
 

Young minds with bright ideas, Cambridge Edition, August 2016


On-the-job learning leads to real world careers,
August 2016
 

Youth employment flame to be fanned in Waikato District, August 2016


To market for Waikato's YES entrepreneurs
, August 2016
 

Waikato business-school partnerships leading NZ, June 2016
 

YES app helps students into real world, June 2016


New talent joins Smart Waikato
, June 2016
 

Employers applaud school partnerships, February 2016
 

Pilot a game-changer for schools - industry, front page, December Waikato Business News, 2015
 

NZ-first initiative a “game changer” for Waikato schools and industry, December 2015

Waikato YES students come up trumps at nationals, December 2015


New face of YES in Waikato, December 2015 


Enterprising students celebrated at awards, November 2015

Waikato school-employer partnerships “beacon” for NZ, September 2015


Waikato leaders step up for youth employment, August 2015

Blooming business in the bag, YES students, Hamilton Press lead, September 2015

To market, to market for YES entrepreneurs, Hamilton Press, September 2015

HPC Records YES team launches Starship album, Hauraki Herald, August 2015


Smart Waikato reconnects with ITOs, media release April 2015

 

Tools give young staff a "chance to shine", media release April 2015
 

Stellar enterprise initiative opens doors to all youth, media release February 2015
 

Youth employment vital for stability, media release February, 2015
 

YES to night markets trade fair, Waikato Times August 11, 2014.
 

To market, to market for young entrepreneurs, media release August 2014.


Babysitter booking moves on-line (YES), Waikato Times August 8, 2014.
 

FAN helps small business foster young talent, media release August 2014.


Smart tools, more jobs for Waikato youth, media release June 2014

Appenticeships back in favour with employers, Waikato Times June 28, 2014
 

Smart Waikato key in resolving labour market challenges, Waikato Business News lead, April 2014


Launch targets Waikato youth unemployment, Waikato Times, October 2013


 Fees-free education for 20-24 year olds applauded, Smart Waikato Media Release, September 2013


Alarm Bells Clanging over Youth Unemployment, Waikato Times April 2013

 

BEST Youth Initiative September/October 2012, The Waikato Business News

 

BEST Youth Intiative August 2012, The Waikato Business News

 

Principal for a Day 2012, The Waikato Business News

 

Principal for a Day 2012 continued, The Waikato Business News

 

Principal for a Day 2012, The Cambridge Edition

 

Principal for a Day 2012, Hamilton Press

 

YES 2012 Trade Fair, The Waikato Business News

 

Governer General's Speech at Lion Foundation YES 30 year anniversary reception held at Government House, November 2011

 

YES 2011 Regional Awards, The Waikato Business News

 

YES 2011 Regional Awards continued, The Waikato Business News

 

Principal for a Day 2011 plus YES Regional Award Winner and Runner Up, The Waikato Business News

 

Speech made by Chris Williams, King St Advertising, at 2011 YES Regional Awards

 

Annah Stretton at Hauraki Plains College, Hauraki Herald

 

Wayne Walford at Melville Intermediate, Hamilton Press

 

YES 2011 Launch, The Waikato Business News

 

BusinessNZ Challenge, The Waikato Business News

 

YES Tradefair, The Waikato Times

Principal for a Day 2010, The Waikato Business News

YES Awards 2010, The Waikato Business News

YES Award Winners 2010

Business New Zealand Challenge Workshop, Cambridge Edition

 

Mark Dewdney at Hamilton Boys' High, Waikato Times

Ross Hyland at Te Aroha College, Piako Post

Smart Waikato takes over YES, The Waikato Business News

 

Principal for a Day 2008, Waitomo News

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