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Waikato's top performing secondary school sports stars

Monday, 14 October 2019, 3:04 pm | Wintec

Two Waikato secondary school students have beaten the competition to become the 2019 winners of Wintec Champion of the Codes. This year’s winners are Te Ahuru Balzer-Horo from Ngā Taiātea Wharekura and Hinewai Knowles from Cambridge High ... More >>

Wintec partnership will support more Māori and Pasifika

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 7:35 pm | Wintec

Wintec partnership will support more Māori and Pasifika students into trades careers Wintec has signed a partnership agreement with iwi, community and industry partners to create more opportunity for Māori and Pasifika people wanting to pursue a career ... More >>

Wintec to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Friday, 6 September 2019, 10:35 am | Wintec

Wintec will be joining in the kōrero for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, the nation-wide Māori Language Week being held from 9-15 September. The events are open to the public as well as staff and students and will culminate in Hoa Reo, Hoa Hīkoi, a community ... More >>

Scholarship winners say strong whānau connections carry them

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 9:16 am | Wintec

The importance of whānau support and the power of this to help get students through their study was a recurring theme when two Wintec health students were awarded the Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarship recently. More >>

Groundbreaking Māori health practitioners at Wintec

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 9:37 am | Wintec

Health and social practitioners, and educators are increasingly seeking ways to incorporate pūrākau, whakapapa kōrero (history) and pakiwaitara (legends and stories) in their practice. More >>

A dream come true! Basira thanks the Prime Minister

Friday, 21 June 2019, 10:08 am | Wintec

Wintec student Basira Frotan, had a dream come true during a class trip to Fieldays, when she got the opportunity to thank Prime Minister, Jacinda Adern, for her support of Muslims in New Zealand. More >>

Cultivating the light of Matariki at Wintec

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 7:58 am | Wintec

Wintec’s Matariki festival, Horahia Matariki 2019, promises a cultural, colourful and engaging experience with a stellar lineup of 20 events to celebrate the Māori New Year from 7 June – 28 July. More >>

Better health outcomes for Māori

Monday, 27 May 2019, 2:18 pm | Wintec

Creating educational programmes that ensure all graduates possess the knowledge and skills expected to engage effectively with whānau and Māori communities, is an important step towards reducing barriers and inequities for Māori in the health ... More >>

Whānau is everything for four Māori Masters graduates

Monday, 1 April 2019, 3:03 pm | Wintec

Four Māori nurses have graduated with Masters degrees from Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), and all agree that time is the biggest challenge, and a supportive network means everything. More >>

A relentless passion for helping the Pasifika community

Friday, 22 March 2019, 3:13 pm | Wintec

Leaupepe Elizapeta (Peta) Karalus was awarded a prestigious Honorary Fellowship at Wintec’s Health and Social Practice Graduation ceremony this week. More >>

Cystic fibrosis survivor wins Gordon Chesterman scholarship

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 10:45 am | Wintec

A cystic fibrosis survivor with a passion for Information Technology is the Wintec Gordon Chesterman scholarship recipient for 2018. More >>

Wintec students to get 30% off bus travel from 2019

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 8:42 am | Wintec

The discount will apply to BUSIT card rates in Hamilton and across the Waikato region at all times of the day and week. More >>

Spice of success for young Matamata inventor

Friday, 2 November 2018, 12:09 pm | Wintec

A Waikato secondary school student and serial entrepreneur who invented a kitchen spice rack took home top honours at the Waikato – King Country Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme Awards last night. More >>

Wintec academic joins top 100 Māori health leaders

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 4:34 pm | Wintec

Wintec academic and clinical psychologist Andre McLachlan has been named one of the top 100 Māori leaders, joining a list which recognises people who are doing extraordinary work in their everyday lives. More >>

New physiotherapy school to open at Wintec

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 5:18 pm | Wintec

New physiotherapy school to open at Wintec It’s official, enrolment is now open for New Zealand’s newest physiotherapy school. More >>

Wintec takes workshops across NZ to support mental health

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 9:14 am | Wintec

Louise Faulkner has seen many cases of mental health issues in her role as International Student Services Manager at Wintec and says some are not as easy to spot, and it can take years of experience to identify the signs. “I like to think our team is ... More >>

Waka sculpture installation announced for Hamilton

Friday, 28 September 2018, 10:49 am | Wintec

The date is set for the installation of Hamilton’s newest public sculpture, Tōia Mai which tells the Matariki story and symbolises the cultural, spiritual and economic significance of the Waikato River. More >>

NZ music icon Hollie Smith joins Wintec music school

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 11:45 am | Wintec

Internationally acclaimed New Zealand singer/songwriter Hollie Smith, described as “the reigning queen of Aotearoa soul” has joined Wintec’s School of Media Arts to mentor and teach music students. More >>

Wintec's kitchens paying it back to the community

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 10:20 am | Wintec

Wintec hospitality tutor Marco Guimaraes wanted to do something for the community and knew the leftover food from Wintec’s kitchens could go to better use. More >>

Celebrating Wintec’s outstanding adult learners

Friday, 7 September 2018, 10:28 am | Wintec

Captivating, passionate, motivated and enthusiastic are just a few of the words used to describe this year’s Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) Adult Learner Award recipients. More >>



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