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Unitec Dance presents coLAB 2016

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 9:17 am | UNITEC

New Zealand’s leading contemporary choreography students present an evening of stunning new work which celebrates the complexities of human existence through contemporary dance. Embracing the collaborative nature of current dance practice, Unitec Dance ... More >>

Unitec lecturer selected for inaugural APRA Art Music Fund

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 11:11 am | UNITEC

Unitec music lecturer Samuel Holloway is the only New Zealander among twelve Australasian composers who have been awarded grants worth a total of $100,000 in the inaugural Art Music Fund, presented by APRA AMCOS (Australasian Performing Right Association), ... More >>

Simple Truth Theatre presents BARE

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 1:43 pm | UNITEC

Simple Truth Theatre is a company made up of recent Unitec Performing and Screen Arts graduates and from the 26th-28th of May they are bringing Toa Fraser’s 1998 Kiwi comedy 'Bare' to The Pumphouse Theatre in Takapuna. More >>

Unitec student film chosen for Cannes Film Festival

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 3:41 pm | UNITEC

A student made short film using only silhouettes with a minimalist mise-en-scène has made its way to the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France. Chiaroscuro, a circular story of a man who cheats on his wife, was made in 2015 by Mexican filmmaker ... More >>

Major funding boost for Unitec filmmaker’s new feature

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 11:36 am | UNITEC

Unitec Department of Performing and Screen Arts’ ongoing commitment to industry engagement has seen the New Zealand Film Commission commit NZD$1 million towards funding a new feature film written and directed by Unitec senior lecturer and filmmaker, ... More >>

Unitec transformation takes major step forward

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 12:39 pm | UNITEC

Unitec’s transformation has reached a significant milestone with required funding commitments secured from two major banks. More >>

Unitec creates new space for ‘Courageous Conversation’

Friday, 18 March 2016, 3:34 pm | UNITEC

A new initiative to help students, teachers, companies and organisations better understand and harness racial diversity will be launched at Unitec on Monday - International Race Relations Day 2016. More >>

Unitec grad moves up in dance world

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 11:26 am | UNITEC

From hip-hop dancer to a fulltime contract with the New Zealand Dance Company, Christopher Ofanoa’s rapid rise in the world of dance continues after been named a finalist for the prestigious 2016–17 Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. This recognises ... More >>

Unitec offers condolences to Hawthorne family

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 12:23 pm | UNITEC

Unitec was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of New Zealand actor Sophia Hawthorne last week. She was a graduate of Unitec’s Early Childhood Teaching degree in 2014. Her younger sister Emmeline also holds a degree in Social Practice from Unitec. More >>

Enrol now for Unitec’s Sewing Basics Winter Workshops 2016

Friday, 12 February 2016, 11:33 am | UNITEC

Geared towards enrolment for Unitec’s three-year Costume Design and Management degree, these workshops are suitable for school leavers with an interest in working in costume design for the stage, film and TV, and fashion . The workshops are held ... More >>

Whale watching: Oceania experience highlights work to do

Monday, 18 January 2016, 1:58 pm | UNITEC

On her first day working with an internationally regarded whale biologist, Unitec biodiversity management student Abigail Robinson helped piece together the shattered skull of an infant beaked whale. More >>

New Music Video for Songwriting Competition winner

Friday, 18 December 2015, 11:34 am | UNITEC

2015 Unitec Pacific Songwriting Competition overall winner and People's Choice winner: TIMtrio - Oso le la (The Sun is Rising). Ose le la is an uplifting original work written in Samoan, Tongan and English, with a positive message. “This song is about ... More >>

Exploring the Internet of Things

Friday, 18 December 2015, 10:57 am | UNITEC

The age of the Internet of Things where everyday items like your fridge or bed are connected to the web is approaching. More >>

Blessing marks beginning of Unitec’s campus redevelopment

Monday, 14 December 2015, 9:33 am | UNITEC

A blessing was held this morning at Unitec to mark the beginning of a $250 million project to redevelop the Mt Albert campus. More >>

Emeline Afeaki-Mafile’o appointed to Unitec Council

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 4:20 pm | UNITEC

Women of Influence Award winner Emeline Afeaki-Mafile’o has been appointed to the Unitec Council by Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce. More >>

South Auckland students take out Pacific Songwriting comp

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 2:17 pm | UNITEC

A trio of budding young musicians from South Auckland are the big winners in this year’s Unitec Pacific Songwriting Competition. Otahuhu College group TIMtrio comprising students; Teejay Nanai, Seira Tuimaseve Gasu, Melevesi Finau wowed the judges with ... More >>

Unitec hosts PIFT Symposium

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 2:16 pm | UNITEC

Unitec’s Department of Performing and Screen Arts in is proud to be supporting New Zealand's Screen sector by hosting the Pacific Islanders in Film and Television (PIFT) Symposium at the Red Lecture Theatre in Unitec’s Mt Albert campus in Auckland ... More >>

Unitec announces Pacific Songwriting Competition finalists

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 1:02 pm | UNITEC

Unitec is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2015 Unitec Pacific Songwriting Competition. Judges were impressed with the quality and diversity of this year’s entries which is reflected in the makeup of the finalists representing Samoa, Tonga, ... More >>

Crossings: Unitec Dance Showcase 2015

Friday, 23 October 2015, 4:38 pm | UNITEC

Unitec Dance presents CROSSINGS … celebrating beautiful journeys, lasting relationships, the transcendence of borders and the growth of new roots. Featuring works by Katie Burton, Michael Parmenter, Sarah Foster-Sproull, Tim Podesta, Ross McCormack & James ... More >>

Looking for a career in performing arts?

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 2:43 pm | UNITEC

Come join us at the Unitec Department of Performing and Screen Arts OPEN DAY on Thursday, 22 October 2015from 5:00pm - 7:00pm at our Mt Albert campus in Auckland. More >>



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