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Award Helps Young Businessman Get Motoring

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 1:29 pm | NorthTec

A 19-year-old entrepreneur from the Far North is going from strength to strength after winning an award acknowledging Maori business success. More >>

Cats, Rats and Birds……..It’s Dog Eat Dog Out There!

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 1:19 pm | NorthTec

Calling all conservationists! Members of the public who are concerned about the plight of native birds in the Whangarei area are invited to a free evening seminar at NorthTec. More >>

Free Courses Can Kick-start Careers

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 3:10 pm | NorthTec

Northlanders are being offered the chance to study for free at NorthTec, starting this month. More >>

Artwork Inspires Identity For Youth

Monday, 30 June 2014, 1:52 pm | NorthTec

Joel Martin’s artwork has started to inspire a journey of progress and identity for Northland youth. Joel is an artist and father and he has gifted the image of one of his paintings for use on the NorthTec’s Youth Guarantee Programme pamphlet. ... More >>

NorthTec Tutor Selected as Judge for Premiere Competition

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 4:36 pm | NorthTec

Amanda Turner, well known Northland culinary specialist, has been selected as one of the judges for this year’s premiere Nestlé Toque d’Or competition in Auckland in August. Amanda – “This event is the crème de la crème of the ompetition ... More >>

New Trans-Tasman sporting and educational partnership

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 1:21 pm | NorthTec

NorthTec is pleased to announce the establishment of an educational partnership with the Australian NRL franchise, the Gold Coast Titans, as well as the launch of the Graham Lowe Sports Performance Centre. More >>

Local successes at this year’s Northland Salon Culinaire

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 9:28 am | NorthTec

66 entrants cooked under pressure in front of about 100 supporters during last weekend’s Northland Salon Culinaire competition at NorthTec’s hospitality department. The Northland Salon Culinaire began in 2007 and has become a significant event in the ... More >>

New Course in Practical Science at NorthTec

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 10:33 am | NorthTec

The demand for science has never been greater with career opportunities ranging from environmental management, water quality and chemistry laboratories, to business and management looking for organised and scientifically trained staff. More >>

Opportunity Knox

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 2:01 pm | NorthTec

From working voluntarily a few hours a week at Tahi Estate, to being employed full time as Honey Operations Manager for their honey business, is sweet success for Knox Henderson. Knox – “A lot has happened in just three years since finishing my ... More >>

Opportunity Knox

Friday, 30 May 2014, 9:49 am | NorthTec

From working voluntarily a few hours a week at Tahi Estate, to being employed full time as Honey Operations Manager for their honey business, is sweet success for Knox Henderson. Knox – “A lot has happened in just three years since finishing my ... More >>

Two New Business Majors at NorthTec

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 4:23 pm | NorthTec

Project management and transformation and change, are exciting and demanding aspects of business that span most industries. New study options at NorthTec offer the opportunity to specialize in either of these applied management aspects. More >>

Traditional Māori Gardening Course at Rewa’s Village

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 5:14 pm | NorthTec

NorthTec Kerikeri is excited by the scope of the recently started Sustainable Rural Development (SRD) course at Rewa’s Village in the Kerikeri Stone Store basin. Helen Davis, the NorthTec Horticulture tutor running the course, says - “Our vision is ... More >>

Strong Start to Learning Link

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 3:41 pm | NorthTec

There has been a positive response to learning links introduced this year between secondary schools and tertiary education. For the first time NorthTec is piloting a series of programmes that engage secondary school students in learning with NorthTec. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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