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Wintec Committed To Transparency Around Pay Equity

Monday, 30 May 2022, 3:53 pm | Wintec

Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), one of the Waikato's largest employers, has led the way by sharing its current pay gap figures and its commitment to transparency around pay equity. Wintec is the first tertiary institution in Aotearoa to announce ... More >>

Wintec Initiative Delivers Critical Support To The Elderly During Lockdown

Thursday, 17 February 2022, 1:17 pm | Wintec

When Covid-19 hit first hit Aotearoa New Zealand, some of New Zealand’s most vulnerable people became isolated. Wintec nursing students stepped up to help, demonstrating why our health response needs to be more agile and inclusive than ever. At 1.30pm ... More >>

Scholarships Support More Pacific And Māori People Into Health Careers

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 1:25 pm | Wintec

There is still time to apply for health scholarships at Wintec that are making a significant difference to Māori and Pacific students in their pathway to success in health careers. This year, the Dame Te Ātairangikaahu Nursing Scholarship will ... More >>

Te Pūkenga And Wintec To Launch Ground-breaking Community Health Clinics

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 1:15 pm | Wintec

A ground-breaking, community health education model will launch at Wintec in Kirikiriroa Hamilton from 2022, where ākonga/learners studying health and sport-related disciplines will learn in supervised working clinics. The project, He Kaupapa Oranga Tahi is ... More >>

Wayfinding Project Puts Te Tiriti And Te Reo Māori First

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 6:57 am | Wintec

Four years ago, Wintec academic, Luke McConnell made a note to do a bilingual wayfinding project with his third-year design tauira/students. Back then it felt like a good idea but as time went by, he realised the potential for designers to develop skills ... More >>

Why This Athlete Switched The Volleyball Court For The Rugby Field

Monday, 6 September 2021, 3:35 pm | Wintec

Wintec master’s graduate and volleyball star-cum-rugby player, Stacey Niao has made this year’s Farah Palmer Cup Canterbury squad. A volleyball star from Kawerau has switched the volleyball court for the rugby field. Stacey Niao (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti ... More >>

Reawakening Mana In Men In Early Childhood Education

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 9:47 am | Wintec

A lack of men in early childhood education has inspired Wintec Master of Applied Innovation student, Grayson Newton-Smith to create a book about restoring mana in men. <img src="" ... More >>

Pasifika Scholarship Winners Aim To Address Inequality In NZ Health System

Thursday, 27 May 2021, 1:09 pm | Wintec

  Four Pacific health students with a passion for social justice are the recipients of the inaugural Leaupepe Elisapeta (Peta) Karalus Scholarship at Wintec, Hamilton.   Named after respected Pasifika health practitioner and advocate ... More >>

ELearning Programme Changing How STEM Is Taught In The Pacific

Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 1:59 pm | Wintec

An eLearning project focussed on enhancing science teaching to Year 10 students in the Pacific Islands is being piloted this year through a programme created by partners Catalpa International, Nanogirl Labs and Wintec, and funded by the Ministry ... More >>

Enhancing Cultural Competency The Pasifika Way

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 8:27 am | Wintec

Raising equity and unleashing potential for Pasifika people in education starts with culturally competent educators and K’aute Pasifika and Wintec are working to address this in engaging ways. Pasifika leader Peta Karalus (right) is upskilling ... More >>

New Health Scholarships Launched For Pasifika Students At Wintec

Friday, 11 December 2020, 1:32 pm | Wintec

Wintec is proud to announce four new health study scholarships for Pasifika students, named after well-known national and Waikato Pasifika leader, Leaupepe Elisapeta (Peta) Karalus. Applications for the inaugural Leaupepe Elisapeta (Peta) Karalus Scholarships ... More >>

The Digital View Through A Māori Lens

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 1:03 pm | Wintec

  Rotorua-based artist and teacher Kereama Taepa’s work builds on the rich history of Māori as innovators. His exhibition, Te Ao Mariko is at Ramp Gallery, Wintec in Hamilton from 23 October-13 November.   Kereama Taepa’s work ... More >>

A Plan To Grow Equity For Pasifika Students At Wintec

Friday, 25 September 2020, 7:22 am | Wintec

Wintec has appointed two Pasifika leaders to grow participation and equity for Pasifika learners. New Pasifika leads at Wintec, Rosemary Marsters and Colin Tuaa are passionate about success for Pasifika learners. Colin Tuaa has joined Wintec as Pasifika Lead ... More >>

A Message To Our Nurses In 2020

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 6:58 am | Wintec

Leaupepe Peta Karalus has a relentless passion for healthcare and urges nurses to aim high with their education. Nurses globally and in Aotearoa New Zealand are at the forefront of care this year as we celebrate the International year of the Nurse. ... More >>

More Waikato secondary students can study trades at Wintec

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 9:25 am | Wintec

More Waikato secondary school students are going to get a head-start on a trades career in 2020 due to an increased allocation for Waikato Trades Academy. More >>

Educators gather to grow Māori and Pasifika learner success

Friday, 18 October 2019, 12:32 pm | Wintec

More than 70 delegates from across New Zealand attended the nation’s first Māori and Pasifika Tertiary Learning Advisors Hui-Fono (conference) at Wintec recently. More >>

Waikato's top performing secondary school sports stars

Monday, 14 October 2019, 3:04 pm | Wintec

Two Waikato secondary school students have beaten the competition to become the 2019 winners of Wintec Champion of the Codes. This year’s winners are Te Ahuru Balzer-Horo from Ngā Taiātea Wharekura and Hinewai Knowles from Cambridge High ... More >>

Wintec partnership will support more Māori and Pasifika

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 7:35 pm | Wintec

Wintec partnership will support more Māori and Pasifika students into trades careers Wintec has signed a partnership agreement with iwi, community and industry partners to create more opportunity for Māori and Pasifika people wanting to pursue a career ... More >>

Wintec to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Friday, 6 September 2019, 10:35 am | Wintec

Wintec will be joining in the kōrero for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, the nation-wide Māori Language Week being held from 9-15 September. The events are open to the public as well as staff and students and will culminate in Hoa Reo, Hoa Hīkoi, a community ... More >>

Scholarship winners say strong whānau connections carry them

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 9:16 am | Wintec

The importance of whānau support and the power of this to help get students through their study was a recurring theme when two Wintec health students were awarded the Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarship recently. More >>