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Whitireia Film School Strengthens Industry Link With Move To Avalon Studios

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 3:13 pm | Whitireia NZ

Starting this year, students enrolled in the screen production programme at Whitireia, will be learning in the heart of the production industry with classes to be fully run out of Avalon Film and Television Studios in Lower Hutt. The move will see students ... More >>

Whitireia gets behind sustainability

Friday, 1 June 2018, 3:10 pm | Whitireia NZ

Hospitality delivery at the Whitireia Porirua campus has stepped up its commitment to divert as much waste from landfill as possible, one of a number of initiatives that Whitireia and WelTec are exploring to reduce waste as part of a growing commitment ... More >>

‘Little Shop of Horrors’, by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 2:49 pm | Whitireia NZ

Whitireia Musical Theatre students present ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, book and lyrics by Howard Ashman with music by Alan Menken More >>

‘Sapai and Yam Snatchers’ by M. Forster and L. Unasa

Friday, 18 August 2017, 3:28 pm | Whitireia NZ

Whitireia Stage and Screen Arts students present ‘Sapai and the Yam Snatchers’ by Michelanne Forster and Leilani Unasa More >>

Whitireia ranks among top tertiary education providers in NZ

Friday, 28 October 2016, 11:44 am | Whitireia NZ

Whitireia Community Polytechnic has performed strongly across the board in the Tertiary Education Commission’s latest education performance report published last week. More >>

Film School graduates clean up at Awards

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 12:23 pm | Whitireia NZ

Four films produced by student crews from Wellington’s New Zealand Film School won awards at the inaugural New Zealand Cinematographer Society (NZCS) Awards on Saturday night. More >>

Whitireia School of Music Presents ‘Gone Done Country’

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 2:42 pm | Whitireia NZ

The Whitireia Music School has finally Gone Done Country! For the first time in 27 years of existence the school is doing a country gig. More >>

Whitireia graduates celebrate success

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 8:38 pm | Whitireia NZ

Whitireia journalism, radio, and film and television students graduated yesterday in a ceremony held at the Whitireia Performance Centre in Wellington. More >>

Ambitious International Student Plans for Wellington

Friday, 16 January 2015, 10:51 am | Whitireia NZ

Launched today is an ambitious plan to significantly lift the numbers of international students in Wellington. The Wellington International Strategy will see Universities, Polytechnics, Private English Language and Training providers and Schools doubling ... More >>

Whitireia and Mana Zonta Celebrate Student Artists

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 11:37 am | Whitireia NZ

Whitireia Visual Arts and Design student Yvonne Tunnicliffe has won the Mana Zonta Supreme Design Award for 2014. The award is given annually to a female student from Whitireia Visual Arts and Design on completion of their degree, and is valued at ... More >>

Whitireia celebrates ten years of Pacific nursing

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 4:06 pm | Whitireia NZ

Tomorrow Whitireia will be celebrating the tenth anniversary of its Bachelor of Nursing Pacific programme. More >>

New Creative Technologies And Arts Centre Gets the Go Ahead

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 2:01 pm | Whitireia NZ

Wellington Set to Compete on World Stage as New Creative Technologies And Arts Centre Gets the Go Ahead More >>

Oscar selected for Speechless Film Festival in America

Friday, 28 February 2014, 3:25 pm | Whitireia NZ

The New Zealand Film and Television School has turned out yet another winning film with Oscar being selected for screening at the 2014 Speechless Film Festival in Mankato, Minnesota, America. More >>

David Shearer's Decent Look at Whitireia Polytechnic

Friday, 9 August 2013, 10:21 am | Whitireia NZ

Yesterday (Thursday 8 August) Labour Party leader David Shearer, accompanied by local MP Kris Faafoi, took a decent look at the Whitireia Wineera Drive campus, the new Health Simulation Suite as well as blocks of older prefabricated classrooms and the ... More >>

Blooming Success

Wednesday, 8 May 2013, 2:37 pm | Whitireia NZ

Whitireia floristry tutor Megan Parker won silver for her exhibition in the Floral Art Individual category at the recent Ellerslie International Flower Show in Christchurch. Up against 13 competitors in her category, Megan took away the highest award. More >>

Whitireia Foundation 2012 Scholarship Recipients Announced

Wednesday, 18 April 2012, 4:28 pm | Whitireia NZ

The scholarships ranging in value from $500 to $3000 were awarded at a recent ceremony attended by over 130 guests, including friends and family, sponsors, council members and staff. The scholarships were awarded to students studying at Whitireia in 2012 ... More >>

Students Make A Start On Habitat House

Thursday, 15 March 2012, 2:02 pm | Whitireia NZ

Work has begun on the new Habitat for Humanity house being built by Whitireia trades students through an innovative partnership between Whitireia New Zealand and Habitat for Humanity. More >>