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Award-winning Wintec Wāhine Plumbing Student Riding A Pipeline Of Success

Monday, 27 May 2024, 3:10 pm | Wintec

Maria is currently completing her apprenticeship at Morrinsville Plumbing and Gas Services (MPG). She wraps that up in August and from there will be set to graduate from Wintec next year. Along the way she has picked up several accolades and become ... More >>

Students Have Their Moment To Shine On Stage At Wintec Graduation Celebrations

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 7:17 pm | Wintec

Wintec graduates from across all disciplines were encouraged to push boundaries, be authentic, better themselves, learn from failure and grab their dreams at the 2024 Wintec Graduation ceremonies. More than 2000 students graduated from Wintec ... More >>

Accolades Flow For Wintec’s Māori And Pacific Plumbing Kaimahi And Ākonga

Thursday, 8 February 2024, 8:14 pm | Wintec

2023 was a piping hot year for Māori and Pacific plumbing kaimahi (staff) and ākonga (students) at Wintec | Te Pūkenga, with a surge of accolades highlighting the calibre of Wintec’s plumbing whānau both on the teaching staff and in the classroom. A ... More >>

Poster Exhibition Gives Voice To Elders And Connects Students Across The Globe

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 5:54 pm | Wintec

If you could give one piece of advice to the people of your city, in 20 words or less, what would it be? Design students across three countries proposed this question to elders within their community for a public good poster project called Hear Us ... More >>

New Research Out Of Wintec | Te Pūkenga Paving The Way For Ultra-marathon Performance

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 10:37 am | Wintec

New research to support peak performance in ultramarathon running, conducted by Russell Best, Principal Academic Staff Member at Wintec | Te Pūkenga Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance, and his international collaborators, is having ... More >>

Te Pūkenga Performing Arts “Nods And Winks To Old Shows” In Broadway Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 10:35 am | Wintec

he Theatre stream of Wintec | Te Pūkenga Bachelor of Music and Performing Arts is getting ready for its end-of-year musical, The Drowsy Chaperone. The show brings together all ākonga from Year 2 and 3 of the degree under the astute guidance of ... More >>

Wintec Supporting Pacific Scholars To Gain Skills To Benefit Their Home Communities

Monday, 30 October 2023, 5:43 pm | Wintec

Pacific Short Term Training Scholarship (STTS) recipients are studying at Wintec | Te Pūkenga to gain skills they can take home to improve their local communities.  Pictured left to right: Back row - Robert (Solomon Islands), Brendon (Solomon Islands), ... More >>

Exceptional Adult Learners Recognised During Adult Learners' Week

Friday, 8 September 2023, 5:09 pm | Wintec

Wintec | Te Pūkenga celebrated the success of its top adult learners through the annual Adult Learners Awards. The celebration is a part of Adult Learners’ Week, He Tangata Matauranga, an initiative Wintec has been supporting since 2004. The Adult ... More >>

Coaching Special Olympics Athletes To Shoot For The Stars

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 8:56 pm | Wintec

About 12 years ago Simone Kokaua’s nephew Richie, who has diverse needs, got into playing basketball and her sister asked her to drive the bus for the team one day. This experience led to her volunteer to coach one of the teams after witnessing how ... More >>

Wintec Celebrates 30 Years Of Ground-breaking Māori Nursing Programme This International Nurses Day

Thursday, 11 May 2023, 6:58 pm | Wintec

This International Nurses Day, Wintec | Te Pūkenga will be celebrating a major milestone for its Tihei Mauri Ora Māori nursing programme, which has been improving Māori health outcomes in the community for 30 years. On Friday 12 May, founders ... More >>

Wintec Boosts Census Numbers For Stats NZ

Tuesday, 2 May 2023, 1:21 pm | Wintec

Wintec helped Stats NZ give 2023 Census numbers a boost through their student hubs. With more 2023 Census forms to be returned to Stats NZ, and factors such as recent extreme weather impacting participation, Waikato Area Manager for Statistics New ... More >>

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 >>





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