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Visiting Contemporary Maori Art Exhibition Shows the Way

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 5:29 pm | NorthTec

A visiting exhibition with a special link to NorthTec is in the final days of its showing at the Geoff Wilson Gallery. ‘Matatau 2014’ showcases the work of the under graduate and post graduate students of the School of Maori Art at Massey University, ... More >>

Growers Market Part of Whangarei’s Social & Economic Fabric

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 12:16 pm | NorthTec

From its humble beginnings in 1998, the thriving Whangarei Growers Market has become a significant community asset and is well woven into economic and social fabric of the community. More >>

NorthTec Hospitality Team Heats Up at Fritter Fest

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 1:38 pm | NorthTec

The sun was scorching, the music was pumping and the food was scrumptious at the second Fritter Festival held at Toll Stadium on Saturday 29th March. This year was the first time that The Apprentice, NorthTec was involved with help students doing ... More >>

Simon Gault in Whangarei for Good Cause

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 2:27 pm | NorthTec

Robert Johnston, who brought Simon Gault to Whangarei last year for the successful Alzheimer’s fundraiser, is in action again. Robert is the Maître d at Simon Gault’s Euro Bar and Restaurant in Auckland and he has organized for Simon and Euro’s Head ... More >>

“Best Yet” Carpentry Apprentice Challenge

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 10:27 am | NorthTec

“It was the best yet,” says New Zealand Carpentry Apprentice Challenge Northland Co-ordinator, Mark Pearson, of this year’s event held at NorthTec Future Trades on Saturday. More >>

Chef Brenton Low on NorthTec Promotional Trip to China

Monday, 31 March 2014, 4:22 pm | NorthTec

Award winning Chef and restaurant owner Brenton Low, and NorthTec Hospitality Programme Leader, Lisette Buckle, left this weekend for a trip to China to re-invigorate links with two Chinese Vocational Schools. More >>

One Year into Dream Job - Limestone Island Ranger

Monday, 17 March 2014, 4:52 pm | NorthTec

Finding kiwi chicks, ferrying students to the island, building tracks, and measuring geckos are all part of a day’s work for Bernie Buhler. Bernie is the ranger on Limestone Island in Whangarei Harbour and the 93 acre island’s only resident. “This ... More >>

Youth Guarantee Programme Gets Makeover

Monday, 10 March 2014, 5:10 pm | NorthTec

School leavers who join NorthTec’s Youth Guarantee Programme have a new team to support them as they begin their learning journey. Youth Guarantee is a year long, fees free programme designed specifically for 16-19 year olds who are new to tertiary ... More >>

Close the Laptop and Discover the Outdoors

Monday, 3 March 2014, 2:55 pm | NorthTec

Make the most of the remaining summer days and take your children, nieces, nephews and mokopuna out in the amazing outdoors. We live in a beautiful country and I hope it stays this way for my great grandchildren to enjoy. In fact I hope it is even ... More >>

How do they do it?!

Monday, 3 March 2014, 1:55 pm | NorthTec

How would you feel if you were trapped on a small desert island in the middle of the ocean and your little piece of terra firma was rapidly disappearing from under your feet into the ocean? This is similar to the situation faced by the freshwater ... More >>

For the Love of Science

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 4:50 pm | NorthTec

To date, more than a thousand Northland school students have played at being a crime scene investigator with forensic science and tried their hands at DNA analysis. More >>

Kaka and Bellbird numbers Increasing out at the Heads!

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 4:49 pm | NorthTec

Kaka is classified as a nationally vulnerable species by the Department of Conservation, so this trend is significant. It is largely thanks to the efforts of community restoration projects in the Whangarei Heads Landcare Forum, such as the Bream Head Conservation ... More >>

Why do people buy?

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 4:48 pm | NorthTec

For any business student wanting to understand how best to pitch to their potential customer base, NorthTec is pleased to be offering a new course on buyer behaviour and communication strategies. It begins in Semester One 2014. More >>

NorthTec Orientation Success

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 4:46 pm | NorthTec

NorthTec Orientation Days kicked off the new education year in style on February 17 and 18 at campuses around the Northland Region. More >>

Young Kaikohe mum’s mural a demonstration of determination

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 11:58 am | NorthTec

A young mum of Ngati Mahia and Ngati Awa heritage has proven that you can gain a degree, a diploma, paint a mural and raise a family of seven children all at the same time. More >>

New opportunity for 15 garden warriors – can you dig it?

Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 1:44 pm | NorthTec

NorthTec is calling on the wider Whangarei community to support the development of its brand new horticultural site at the Future Trades facility in Dyer Street in order to help develop a crucial green educational asset for the future. More >>

How good are the Poor Knights? - By Ben Barr

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 11:57 am | NorthTec

Ridiculously good! I recently took NorthTec’s first year Conservation and Environmental Management students on a field trip with Dive! Tutukaka and it was nothing short of spectacular. More >>

Excellence wins NZIOB awards for NorthTec four

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 3:42 pm | NorthTec

Excellence in application and attitude has won four NorthTec construction, building and architecture students $500 scholarships each at the annual New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) Northland branch awards night in Whangarei. More >>

Survey finds in favour of Whangarei Growers’ Market

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 12:46 pm | NorthTec

A NorthTec research team has started gathering data for an investigation into the social and economic impact of the Whangarei Growers Market. More >>

NZIM Diploma in Management to be offered in Kerikeri

Monday, 18 November 2013, 1:54 pm | NorthTec

NorthTec has confirmed it will be offering the NZIM (New Zealand Institute of Management) Diploma in Management at their Kerikeri campus for the first time in 2014. More >>

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