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Trades Academy based in Hutt City thriving

Friday, 20 February 2015, 5:01 pm | Weltec

With a significant funding boost for 2015 Hutt City is set to benefit from a fantastic programme that improves young people’s chances of achieving their educational goals. More >>

Try Before You Buy Learning Programmes Proving a Hit

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 11:12 am | Weltec

These are just some of the reasons why senior school students are flocking to enrol at the Wellington Trades Academy, based this year at Petone, Wellington and Porirua. More >>

Tertiary Institute Success Set Students up for Success

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 10:17 am | Weltec

18 year old Denno Veratau is pursuing his life goal to become a qualified carpenter like his Granddad and puts his impressive academic success down to studying with the Wellington Trades Academy. Denno who lives in Khandallah Wellington was one of ... More >>

Young Engineer Designs Sustainable Environmental Solution

Friday, 28 November 2014, 4:13 pm | Weltec

Rachel Harrison is young, talented and passionate about her work as an engineer, designing solutions to protect the environment. More >>

Proud Pasifika Community Celebrate Student Success

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 12:01 pm | Weltec

The pride, hopes and aspirations for the future generation of skilled builders and carpenters was keenly felt at a Pasifika community event held at Naenae Assembly of God Church. 18 young Pasifika carpentry students from the Maori Pasifika Trades ... More >>

Innovative Technology Designed in the Hutt Valley

Friday, 21 November 2014, 10:14 am | Weltec

Fraser Engineering in Lower Hutt is world famous for producing sophisticated yet rugged fire engines. More >>

100% Success for Maori Trades Training Students

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 2:20 pm | Weltec

2014 has ended on a high for 16 Māori students who have completed their pre-trade carpentry qualification by building a new health centre at Waiwhetu Marae in Lower Hutt, Wellington. The students, most of whom have received a scholarship under the ... More >>

Weltec Recognised as Leading Education Provider by JJL China

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 12:17 pm | Weltec

It’s been a great month for international education at the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec). The largest intake of international students for this time of year received a warm welcome to WelTec’s campus last week. More >>

Wellington Viewpoint Wins Student Top Prize

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 11:19 am | Weltec

A recent arrival to New Zealand Kumiko Matsumoto has taken out the top creative award in a stunning exhibition of young creative talent currently showing at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Shed 11 on Wellington’s Queens Wharf. More >>

World of Opportunities for New Zealand Graduates

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 11:04 am | Weltec

The Summer Olympics, Edinburgh Festival, Glastonbury Festival, London Film Festival, Cricket and Rugby World Cup – these are just a few of the amazing events New Zealand graduates contribute to as a world of opportunities opens up for them after completing ... More >>

Old Petone Court House

Friday, 26 September 2014, 3:44 pm | Weltec

In 2008 the Hutt City Council issued Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) with a notice under the Buildings Act in respect of 13 Elizabeth Street Petone, commonly known as the old Petone Court house. The notice followed up earlier notices and required ... More >>

Students Overcome Nerves on Eve of WOW Awards

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 12:11 pm | Weltec

50+ students have been preparing for months for Wellington’s premier creative arts, design and fashion event, the WORLD OF WEARABLEART™ Awards and now it’s less than 24 hours ‘til showtime. Nerves are at an all-time high, but under the ... More >>

International students to benefit from airport extension

Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:27 am | Weltec

International students are set to benefit from the planned runway extension proposed for Wellington Airport. More >>

Allied Workforce & WelTec partner up for student success

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 12:06 pm | Weltec

- The Top Carpentry Student at WelTec will be awarded a $5000 scholarship this year in an effort to ensure skilled tradespeople are retained in Wellington. - WelTec and Allied Workforce sign Memorandum of Understanding on getting construction and ... More >>

Top Hospitality Students Prepare to Battle It Out

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 3:45 pm | Weltec

Top Hospitality Students Prepare to Battle It Out Top hospitality students from the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) are getting ready to battle it out in a live kitchen cook off that will see one team named the nation’s best in the annual ... More >>

Prisoner Training Programme Promotes Achievement

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 3:22 pm | Weltec

A new educational and sports programme delivered at Rimutaka Prison starts next week with 15 prisoners enrolling in the National Certificate in Fitness Foundation Skills) Level 2. The 15 week programme will give prisoners key skills in customer ... More >>

Wellington Educationalist Recognised by International Body

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 12:00 pm | Weltec

Dr Linda Sissons, CNZM and Chief Executive of the Wellington Institute of Technology has been named Chair of the Board of Governors by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL). Dr Sissons has headed up the Wellington Institute of Technology since 1999 and been ... More >>

CompaniesTake Action on Engineering Shortage

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 2:23 pm | Weltec

The Hutt City Council joins engineering companies to provide scholarships for students to study diplomas and degrees in engineering. “There is an urgent need to address the shortage of engineers regionally and nationally. Here in the Hutt City we have ... More >>

Young Wellington Set Designers to Watch Jaimee Warda and W

Friday, 4 July 2014, 4:27 pm | Weltec

Jaimee Warda and Wai Mihinui are two new young set designers breaking into the New Zealand theatre scene with their first main bill show at the Circa Theatre in Wellington (http://www.circa.co.nz/site/Shows/Hīkoi). The young women’s work on Hīkoi, a ... More >>

New Engineering School for Wellington

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 1:20 pm | Weltec

A new dedicated Engineering School was announced today at the Wellington Institute of Technology’s Petone campus. The new revitalised space will see over 200 students and staff housed on the one site. Wellington Institute of Technology’s School of ... More >>



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