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Māori culture meets IT to tell waka story

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 2:22 pm | Wintec

A Wintec music student is working with traditional Māori music specialist Horomona Horo to create compositions where contemporary expression of taonga puoro (traditional Māori music) will become part of an app for the Matariki Interactive Waka Sculpture. More >>

New nursing education promises a better future for Kiribati

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 11:56 am | Wintec

The Pacific nation of Kiribati is often described as the poster child of climate change, and as the tides continue rise on the people of Kiribati, a team from Wintec is working to upskill nurses to future-proof their careers. More >>

Tokoroa youth tackle their town’s issues

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 2:35 pm | Wintec

Tokoroa’s young people came together last week to share their ideas on how to solve some of their town’s social problems such as gambling, littering and a decrease in the use of te reo Māori. More >>

Wintec students get a voice of their own design

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 9:46 am | Wintec

Earlier this year students and staff developed and launched a new feedback reporting system Student Voice 24/7 which gives students a way to give feedback on any aspect of their Wintec experience and be responded to within a day. And just recently Wintec ... More >>

Wintec performing well in challenging domestic market

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 12:09 pm | Wintec

Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) has released its 2017 Annual Report, posting a group surplus of $2.2million in an increasingly tight domestic student market. More >>

New Wintec Council appointment and changes

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 4:24 pm | Wintec

Waikato business leader Kiri Goulter has been appointed to the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) Council. More >>

Students create the YOW factor for Youth Orchestra Waikato

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 4:16 pm | Wintec

Orchestra Central, the umbrella organisation for orchestral music in Waikato and Bay of Plenty, have launched a dynamic new brand identity, developed by Wintec Media Arts students. More >>

Engineering conference to bring boost to Hamilton

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 3:48 pm | Wintec

Engineering is one of the Waikato’s most robust industries so it’s apt that the regions two largest educational providers have joined forces to host the Australasian Association for Engineering Education’s (AAEE) annual conference in December this ... More >>

A new approach to Māori mental health

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 1:17 pm | Wintec

More than 200 mental health practitioners and clinical psychologists across New Zealand are now equipped with an innovative toolkit to help Māori affected by mental health and addiction issues. More >>

Māori Artists Weave Traditional Knowledge into Striking Art

Monday, 26 March 2018, 9:05 am | Wintec

With Wintec graduation ceremonies taking place this month, it’s fitting that Wintec’s RAMP Gallery is celebrating three Media Arts graduates who have collaborated on a thought-provoking new exhibition. More >>

Aquaculture the answer to an island's food shortage

Monday, 5 March 2018, 4:50 pm | Wintec

A small, bony, oily fish holds great hope for Solomon Islands communities, who are working with Wintec to enhance aquaculture productivity through education and an innovative phone app. More >>

Wintec makes mark at the NZ Painting and Printmaking Award

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 1:53 pm | Wintec

Stamping their mark on the art world, Wintec staff, students and graduates have all been selected as finalists in the 2018 New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award (NZPPA). The New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award, which offers one of New ... More >>

New design and communication degrees take a world view

Monday, 18 December 2017, 1:27 pm | Wintec

New design and communication degrees take a world view Wintec has launched new Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Communication degrees for 2018 to prepare students for a rapidly changing workplace. More >>

Wintec to select students for prestigious scholarships

Monday, 18 December 2017, 1:25 pm | Wintec

Twelve students will study at universities in Japan and China in 2018 now that Wintec has been confirmed for two prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia. More >>

Engineering firm takes mentoring to another level

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 1:50 pm | Wintec

When six Wintec Māori and Pasifika engineering students volunteered for work experience at Longveld recently, they got to work on a very special project. Together they have made the framework for Hamilton’s Matariki Interactive Waka sculpture. More >>

Developing the Next Generation of Kiwi Chefs at Wintec

Monday, 11 December 2017, 9:59 am | Wintec

When 26 Waikato high school cookery teachers donned their aprons to become students for a day at Wintec, the heat was on to bring up their cookery skills to pass on to their students. More >>

Wintec wins global operator award

Monday, 6 November 2017, 5:18 pm | Wintec

Wintec (Waikato Institute of Technology) won the Global Operator Award in the Westpac Waikato Business Awards in Hamilton on Friday night. More >>

Wintec takes on the Internet of Things

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 4:25 pm | Wintec

The Internet of Things or IoT and its potential for influencing change has inspired Wintec to launch IoTWaikato, to explore ways in which this hot-button technology of the moment can empower everyday lives and the region’s economy. More >>

Education & Determination – The Perfect Fit for Success

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 8:46 am | Wintec

Facing the possibility of life in a wheelchair and challenged with dyslexia, Luke Taylor blames his curious nature for wanting to find answers. He’s now helping others achieve their health, wellbeing and fitness aspirations with a strong belief ... More >>

Kiwi Music Legend a Role Model for Aspiring Creatives

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 8:46 am | Wintec

Matthew Bannister came to study through his love of music. He played in various Kiwi bands in the 80s and 90s, including Sneaky Feelings, Dribbling Darts of Love and a stint with The Muttonbirds, but soon found it wasn’t paying the bills. More >>

 

 

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