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Whitireia Offers Nursing Diploma As Government Covers Student Costs

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 10:22 am | Whitireia Polytech

It will come as no surprise to hear that New Zealand has a shortage of nurses, with a particular need for nurses of Māori and Pacific descent. In efforts to bolster these numbers, Whitireia is the only institution in the Wellington region to offer ... More >>

Whitireia welcomes capital injection

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 1:58 pm | Whitireia Polytech

The Council of Whitireia Community Polytechnic and the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) welcomes the capital injection of up to $15M from the Crown for Whitireia Community Polytechnic announced by the Minister of Education today. This decision ... More >>

Construction And Engineering Trades Training Gets a Boost

Monday, 30 April 2018, 5:01 pm | Whitireia Polytech

New Construction and Engineering training facilities for Whitireia Community Polytechnic were opened today by Porirua City Council Deputy Mayor Izzy Ford. “I’m proud as a Porirua resident to see investment into our community in new construction and ... More >>

Sawdust, circus with sparkle

Friday, 10 November 2017, 2:39 pm | Whitireia Polytech

For the first time, Wellington audiences will get to see what’s been emerging in the circus world in the creative capital. More >>

Strata Exhibition Reveals Depth in Student Work

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 3:33 pm | Whitireia Polytech

Strata, an exhibition featuring the best in up and coming studio based media including contemporary jewellery, painting, ceramics and printmaking is opening at Thistle Hall, Cuba Street on 14 November 2017. More >>

Whitireia Construction And Engineering Trades on the move

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 4:53 pm | Whitireia Polytech

Construction and engineering trades training is relocating to the Whitireia Wi Neera Drive campus in Porirua. More >>

Whitireia supports World No Tobacco Day

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 10:27 am | Whitireia Polytech

World No Tobacco Day is observed around the world every year on 31 May, and aims to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption. The day is also intended to draw attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco ... More >>

Whitireia School of Music hosts international blues artist

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 4:26 pm | Whitireia Polytech

International blues/RnB/jazz artist Chris Cain will be Artist in Residence at the Whitireia School of Music for three days from 12 October, and will perform with a Whitireia student and staff band at San Fran on 14 October. More >>

Nursing Māori graduates bring distinct skill set to the job

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 4:31 pm | Whitireia Polytech

Whitireia New Zealand will tomorrow hold a graduation ceremony for the last group of Bachelor of Nursing Māori students to finish in July, before the programme moves to a November end date from 2016. More >>

Whitireia and Wellington Free Ambulance renew partnership

Friday, 18 September 2015, 12:17 pm | Whitireia Polytech

Whitireia NZ Chief Executive Chris Gosling and his Wellington Free Ambulance counterpart Diana Crossan have signed a new 10 year partnership between the two organisations in a ceremony at the Whitireia campus in Porirua. More >>

Tutor’s world champion hot sauce nominated for another award

Monday, 31 August 2015, 11:20 am | Whitireia Polytech

Following on from its success at the 2015 World Hot Sauce Awards, Whitireia tutor Nick Huffman’s chilli pepper blend creation, Huffman’s Hot Sauce, has been nominated for the NZ Herald Bite Gourmet Award at this year’s New Zealand Food Awards. More >>

Paramedic students volunteer in Vanuatu

Monday, 27 July 2015, 10:11 am | Whitireia Polytech

Whitireia paramedic students Kristy Green and Finn Prendergast have recently returned from a clinical placement in Vanuatu. More >>

Whitireia graduate to compete at World Art Games

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 2:14 pm | Whitireia Polytech

Whitireia Visual Arts and Design graduate Keri-Mei Zagrobelna is raising funds to attend the 2015 World Art Games in Slovakia in September. More >>

Whitireia journalism student well prepared for digital role

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 9:55 am | Whitireia Polytech

Whitireia journalism student Francesca Jago has hit the ground running, securing a job with Fairfax ahead of her official graduation. More >>

‘Ciao Italia’

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 9:47 am | Whitireia Polytech

Whitireia Performing Arts are off to Italy! Come along and support them in their fundraising season where they will showcase the Maori, Samoa, Cook Island and contemporary dance that they will be taking to international dance festivals across Italy. Shows ... More >>

Whitireia creative writing tutor publishes new novel

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 11:10 am | Whitireia Polytech

Escalator Press has published the fourth novel from Whitireia Creative Writing tutor and Titahi Bay resident Adrienne Jansen. More >>

Whitireia hosts artists in residence

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 2:25 pm | Whitireia Polytech

The Whitireia Visual Arts and Design department is currently hosting two professors from Idaho’s Boise State University as part of its Artists in Residence programme. More >>

Whitireia music programme helps student break into industry

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 3:36 pm | Whitireia Polytech

Whitireia Applied Arts student Sam Notman has credited the tertiary institution’s music programme with helping him jump-start his career in the industry. More >>

Whitireia lecturer to showcase new work at Measina Festival

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 10:08 am | Whitireia Polytech

Whitireia lecturer Tupe Lualua will showcase a new work this week during the Measina Festival, which opened on Tuesday at Whitireia Theatre. More >>

Whitireia to host exhibition by Chinese lacquer painter

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 11:05 am | Whitireia Polytech

Chinese lacquer painter Su Xing is bringing a selection of his art to exhibit at the Whitireia Porirua campus in November. This exhibition is coming to New Zealand with the backing of the Chinese Government and is an opportunity to showcase and ... More >>





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