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Honour for Wellington Hospitality Graduates

Monday, 12 May 2014, 2:36 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

Two Wellington graduating students Beth Christieson from Mount Cook Wellington and Scarlet Lees of Mount Victoria have been recognised by The City and Guilds of London Institute for Excellence in the Level 2 IVQ Diploma in Patisserie (Beth) and Level ... More >>

Weltec to Foster Industry Innovation

Wednesday, 25 July 2012, 11:59 am | Wellington institute of Technology

The Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) has announced its involvement in a national initiative that will benefit local industries and which aims to develop the export competitiveness of the country. More >>

WelTec Welcomes the Arrival of the 2012 Rita Angus Residence

Monday, 7 May 2012, 11:06 am | Wellington institute of Technology

WelTec hopes the three artists chosen for this year’s prestigious Rita Angus Residency will enrich both its programmes and the Wellington arts scene. More >>

WelTec students excel in Grow Wellington - Summer of Tech

Monday, 2 April 2012, 10:08 am | Wellington institute of Technology

2 April 2012 WelTec students excel in the Grow Wellington - Summer of Tech initiative When Jody Bullen of Yonix took on WelTec students Ian Somerville and Samuel Haktka as interns through the Summer of Tech scheme, he got a lot more than he bargained ... More >>

Wellington Trades Academy Launches Again

Wednesday, 8 February 2012, 4:37 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

In WelTec Trades Academy’s first year a whopping 94 percent of the 77 students who signed on have gained NCEA level 2 passes. That’s set a high benchmark and with an expected cohort of 125 students this year Dean Trish Collett is keen to see ... More >>

Champion of the Capital Receives Medal

Friday, 3 February 2012, 5:39 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

Renowned Wellingtonian the Hon Fran Wilde has started the year in style. Having just been made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of her work in the community and Wellington’s local government sector, Fran will also be presented ... More >>

Andre Hemer Accomplishes His Rita Angus Residency

Monday, 9 January 2012, 12:30 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

During his sojourn as artist in residence at Rita Angus Cottage in Thorndon Andre Hemer has produced some remarkable works that are currently on display as a solo exhibition at Bartley and Company Art in Wellington. More >>

This Industry has it all

Friday, 19 August 2011, 9:19 am | Wellington institute of Technology

So says Dana Russell, a young carpentry apprentice working on an exposed site in Wellington's hill suburb of Karori. The temperature gauge says 5 degrees but it's warm and cosy in the onsite shed as well as fish and chips for everyone. Even in ... More >>

"Young Maori Excel in Hutt Valley"

Wednesday, 13 July 2011, 9:35 am | Wellington institute of Technology

A small yet very successful initiative called "The Tamaiti Whangai Academy" is achieving great results for young Maori in the Hutt Valley. The initiative, which is led by Te Ati Awa (a local Maori Iwi) and the Wellington Institute of Technology ... More >>

Artists Will Share the Highly Prized Residency for 2011

Tuesday, 26 April 2011, 4:03 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

A collaboration between Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) and Thorndon Trust, the Residency supports established artists and enables them to access a wide range of cutting edge facilities and technologies to achieve their vision. More >>

Rita Angus Residency

Thursday, 21 April 2011, 10:45 am | Wellington institute of Technology

Artists Ben Cauchi of Wanganui and Andre Hemer of Christchurch will share the highly prized Rita Angus Residency for 2011. More >>

WelTtec Wins Region's Top Defence Employer Award

Tuesday, 19 April 2011, 10:41 am | Wellington institute of Technology

The Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) is the recipient of this year's overall Wellington Regional Defence Employer Award. More >>

Students celebrate scholarship success

Monday, 28 February 2011, 10:55 am | Wellington institute of Technology

Students celebrate scholarship success On 25 February 2011, The Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) held its annual scholarship ceremony at Petone Campus. 43 scholarships were awarded including the WelTec Council Maori and the Tamaiti Whangai ... More >>

WelTec awards honorary degrees to Ruth Pretty and Peter Bush

Thursday, 3 February 2011, 10:00 am | Wellington institute of Technology

Renowned Wellington caterer, Ruth Pretty and legendary photographer Peter Bush are this year’s recipients of WelTec’s prestigious honorary degrees presented by Hon Fran Wilde, Chair of the Greater Wellington Regional Council at WelTec’s Wellington ... More >>

Hong Kong Cyberport and WTEC Collaborate

Wednesday, 22 December 2010, 12:47 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Ltd (Hong Kong Cyberport) and Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in the field of creative technologies. More >>

WelTec student wins supreme building award

Monday, 22 November 2010, 2:00 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

Working hard pays off, says WelTec Student Sam Taylor. The first year Quantity Surveying Student recently won the Supreme Student Award and the Most Promising First Year Student Award (Central North Island) from the Building Officials Institute of NZ ... More >>

Scholarships for women breaking down barriers

Friday, 19 November 2010, 12:59 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

Wednesday, 17 November, two WelTec students were awarded a New Zealand Federation of Graduate Women (NZFGW) (Wellington Branch) scholarship. The Scholarship is awarded to a high achieving female student, studying in a career area where there are few ... More >>

WelTec Graduate Exhibition goes off with a bang

Monday, 8 November 2010, 12:03 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

Last Wednesday, 3 November, WelTec’s Bachelor of Creative Technologies graduate exhibition went off with a bang at its Wellington City Campus. The exhibitions showcased the fantastic, the intriguing and the downright clever, and offered a great snapshot ... More >>

All Up In My Fridge

Tuesday, 19 October 2010, 3:03 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

As of November the 2nd 2010, the Year 2 Bachelor of Creative Technology students from WelTec are exhibiting their diverse range of visual art skills at the Fridge Gallery in Petone. More >>

Tree to Chair Design a Best

Friday, 8 October 2010, 1:18 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

When Michael Hambleton was given a plank of macrocarpa, he saw in the design challenge a piece of conceptual furniture that would win him bronze at the Best Student Design Awards 2010. More >>





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