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Nursing Students At Whitireia To Head Out Into The Community To Offer Health Checks And Advice

Friday, 14 October 2022, 8:47 am | Whitireia

First year Bachelor of Nursing students at Whitireia are putting their learning into practice by offering free health checks and sharing information on good health at student-run Health Promotion Days in Petone, Porirua and on the Kāpiti coast. ... More >>

Whitireia Musical Theatre Tutors Excelling On The Big Stage

Friday, 15 October 2021, 10:59 am | Whitireia

Whitireia is offering students a unique opportunity to work up close and personal with the musical theatre industry in New Zealand through their New Zealand Diploma in Performing Arts - Musical Theatre (Level 6). By employing a wide range of industry ... More >>

Whitireia Nursing Students Undergoing Immunisation Training To Help Their Communities Fight COVID-19

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 10:25 am | Whitireia

As a result of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout increasing in New Zealand, Whitireia has embedded immunisation training as a focus in their nursing programmes. To ensure all communities have access to the vaccine and information surrounding it, cohorts ... More >>

Separate But Together - Māori, Pacific And Nursing Programmes At Whitireia Link Up

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 1:23 pm | Whitireia

The nursing programmes at Whitireia have created a framework to ensure equity between the programmes, to better collaborate, and to share knowledge and ways of working. The framework,Te Kawenata Tapuhi, is born from the recognition of shared responsibility ... More >>

Whitireia Performing Arts Presents Anamata

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 11:59 am | Whitireia

Whitireia Performing Arts keep their language and culture alive through song and dance! More >>

International Nurses Day: Whitireia Nursing Tutor Highlights Smartphone Risks In Nursing Curriculum

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 2:54 pm | Whitireia

Smartphones are a part of nursing education. Student nurses use smartphones to access textbooks, pharmacology resources, standards for practice and lots of other knowledge as part of their everyday learning. Particularly while they are in practical sessions, ... More >>

Whitireia Student Wins Inaugural Māori And Pasifika Scholarship From Publisher Penguin Random House NZ

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 10:02 am | Whitireia

Wellingtonian Luke Finnigan has been awarded the first ever Māori and Pasifika Publishing Scholarship thanks to a collaboration with Whitireia Community Polytechnic Ltd and Penguin Random House New Zealand (PRH). The scholarship offers funding for ... More >>

Whitireia Māori & Pacific Dance Showcase Hails New Era With Regional High School Tour

Friday, 16 October 2020, 11:13 am | Whitireia

Dance students in the Whitireia Māori & Pacific performing arts programme have reflected on all things new with their upcoming regional dance showcase - ‘A New Wave’. The name refers to what students see as a new world post their Covid ... More >>

Whitireia Partners With Wellington Free Ambulance To Host Restart A Heart Day And Help Save Lives

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 1:00 pm | Whitireia

  On Friday, 16 October, Whitireia will be joining forces with Wellington Free Ambulance to give free CPR training to staff, students and members of the public at the Whitireia campus in Porirua. This will be the third time Whitireia and Wellington ... More >>

Whitireia Uses Avatar Games To Take Hands-on Lab Learning For Its Nurses Online

Monday, 20 April 2020, 1:39 pm | Whitireia

Whitireia has quickly pivoted to using its cutting-edge online virtual reality programmes to ensure that its nursing students can continue with the practical elements of their programmes while in lockdown. “The practical hands-on side of a nursing degree ... More >>

Students challenged to create colourful video advert

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 12:07 pm | Whitireia

Few first year students have the chance to make a multi-channel video advertisement for a leading New Zealand company, but next year’s intake to Whitireia’s New Zealand Diploma in Screen Production will have exactly that. More >>

Nursing students promote health careers

Monday, 9 December 2019, 4:18 pm | Whitireia

New Zealand’s health sector is nearing a service delivery crisis, and the already struggling rural areas could be the worst hit if more nurses and doctors are not trained up to work in rural practices. More >>

First ever NZ qual for peer support

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 4:29 pm | Whitireia

Whitireia, in collaboration with Kites Trust, will offer the first national qualification in New Zealand for Peer Support. More >>

Whitireia supports move to regulate paramedics

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 1:27 pm | Whitireia

Whitiriea strongly believes that paramedics must be recognised as registered health professionals in their own right. We welcome the announcement by the Government last week to register paramedics under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act ... More >>

Whitireia graduates and students take to the screen

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:18 pm | Whitireia

Whitireia is delighted several of its Performing Arts students and graduates are performing in an exciting new TV series - Undertow - which has debuted on Māori Television. More >>

Whitireia Artists-in-Residence showcase work in Porirua

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 3:39 pm | Whitireia

Three Pacific Artists-in-Residence at Whitireia have been selected to represent Tokelau at The Festival of Pacific Art & Culture in Hawaii in June 2020. More >>

Performing Arts students welcome you to Ngaro

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 12:17 pm | Whitireia

Welcome to Ngaro - “ Where it’s safe as houses and the houses are safe” - a two horse town smack bang in the heart of Godzone. More >>

Whitireia Stage and Screen Arts students present ‘Punk Rock’

Friday, 25 August 2017, 10:47 am | Whitireia

‘Punk Rock is not a musical genre. Punk Rock is not even as simple as a state of mind. Punk Rock is an energy of total interrogation’- Simon Stephens More >>

Whitireia students present ‘Love and Information’

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 5:33 pm | Whitireia

The Whitireia Stage and Screen Arts programme presents Love and Information a play which is truly of our time. Twenty actors play over 100 characters who grapple with communicating in this complex age of information overload. Churchill explores the ... More >>

Whitireia supports International Day of Indigenous Peoples

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 3:55 pm | Whitireia

Today is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, and this year’s theme – “Indigenous Peoples' Right to Education” – is a sentiment that Whitireia wholeheartedly supports. More >>





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