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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 >>

Visiting Canadian students celebrate Intl Nursing Day

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 3:29 pm | Whitireia

A group of six students and two tutors from the nursing programme at Canada’s Camosun College will celebrate International Nurses Day today in Porirua. More >>

Student touring with acclaimed dance company

Friday, 29 April 2016, 1:30 pm | Whitireia

Whitireia Performing Arts student Nazerene Paea will perform today with New Zealand/Samoa choreographer Lemi Ponifasio’s dance company, MAU, at a UNESCO event in Paris to mark International Dance Day 2016. More >>

Whitireia lecturer using 3D technology

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 4:39 pm | Whitireia

Whitireia design lecturer Alice Moore is hoping to finally complete the chess set carved by her great-grandfather during World War One by using 3D printing technology to recreate the piece he lost after he was wounded in battle. More >>

Whitireia hosts Australasian student paramedic conference

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 2:00 pm | Whitireia

Whitireia is currently hosting the inaugural Student Paramedics Australasia (SPA) conference at its Porirua Campus. More >>

Local student benefits from Whitireia scholarship

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 1:58 pm | Whitireia

Former Aotea College student Josh Casey is working towards a career in social and community work at Whitireia Community Polytechnic, and has been given a major boost with a secondary school leaver scholarship to help cover his fees. More >>

Woodstock reimagined

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 2:10 pm | Whitireia

Relive the spirit of the psychedelic 60s as the Whitireia School of Music presents Woodstock, music from the most influential music festival of all time, tonight at Meow. Students from the school’s certificate and degree programmes will play the ... More >>

Whitireia to host research symposium

Friday, 20 November 2015, 10:13 am | Whitireia

The third annual Whitireia and WelTec Research Symposium (WWRS), presented this year in association with the Open Polytechnic, will be held tomorrow at the Whitireia campus in Porirua. More >>

Whitireia Visual Arts presents “Flux”

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 1:47 pm | Whitireia

"Flux: A continuous change, the state of in-between. Whitireia Visual Arts students present a showcase of printmaking, painting, textiles and jewellery. Flux is the constant development and continuous flow of creative energy among students." More >>

Tutor finds inspiration at skills competition in Brazil

Monday, 14 September 2015, 1:36 pm | Whitireia

Whitireia tutor Sam Dean has just returned from the 2015 WorldSkills International competition in Brazil, where he served as the carpentry expert for the New Zealand team. More >>