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Waikato

(wī`kä'tō), river, 264 mi (425 km) long, rising in Lake Taupo, central North Island, New Zealand, and flowing NW into the Tasman Sea. It is New Zealand's longest river. The Waikato power plants are the main source of hydroelectricity on the North Island. Coal is mined from fields including reclaimed swamplands. Dairy farming, lamb production, and grape and kiwi growing are important activities in the basin.

Waikato

the longest river in New Zealand, flowing northwest across North Island to the Tasman Sea. Length: 350 km (220 miles)
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The Government is building new classrooms for around 2,500 students at 42 schools and kura in the Waikato and Hawke's Bay/Tairawhiti regions.
Between them Botherway and Holah have piloted Hamilton to third spot in the Waikato Premier League and face unbeaten leaders Hautapu Sports this coming weekend at Cambridge Memorial Park.
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Active since the 1960s, Mongrel Mob is a New Zealand-based, organized street gang that has a network of more than thirty chapters, most active especially in King Country, Opotiki, Waikato and Hastings.
Muru-Lanning, an anthropologist who has worked for electricity companies in New Zealand and is a member of Waikato iwi and the Kingitanga, describes how the Maori in the region of the Waikato River, New Zealand, the Crown, and the electricity-generating company Mighty River Power have debated about the riverAEs ownership, guardianship, and stakeholders from 1995 to 2010, culminating in the Waikato-Tainui and the Crown signing a Deed of Settlement that established a new co-governance structure for the river.
Gatland is very much an icon of Waikato rugby, having set an appearance record for the province between 1986 and 1994.
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The Centre for Global Studies in Education is under the auspices of the Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research (WMIER) in the Faculty of Education at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
The midweek match will be played at the FMG Stadium Waikato in Hamilton and is expected to draw huge interest given the region's connection with Welsh Rugby.
She then leased the vessel to a Mr Mills for tourist use on a stretch of the Waikato River.
Indigenous peoples continue to resist post-colonial domination and the ongoing dispossession of their natural and spiritual resources, most recently water and waterways, such as the Waikato River in New Zealand.