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Whānau is everything for four Māori Masters graduates

Monday, 1 April 2019, 3:03 pm | Wintec

Four Māori nurses have graduated with Masters degrees from Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), and all agree that time is the biggest challenge, and a supportive network means everything. More >>

A relentless passion for helping the Pasifika community

Friday, 22 March 2019, 3:13 pm | Wintec

Leaupepe Elizapeta (Peta) Karalus was awarded a prestigious Honorary Fellowship at Wintec’s Health and Social Practice Graduation ceremony this week. More >>

Cystic fibrosis survivor wins Gordon Chesterman scholarship

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 10:45 am | Wintec

A cystic fibrosis survivor with a passion for Information Technology is the Wintec Gordon Chesterman scholarship recipient for 2018. More >>

Wintec students to get 30% off bus travel from 2019

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 8:42 am | Wintec

The discount will apply to BUSIT card rates in Hamilton and across the Waikato region at all times of the day and week. More >>

Spice of success for young Matamata inventor

Friday, 2 November 2018, 12:09 pm | Wintec

A Waikato secondary school student and serial entrepreneur who invented a kitchen spice rack took home top honours at the Waikato – King Country Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme Awards last night. More >>

Wintec academic joins top 100 Māori health leaders

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 4:34 pm | Wintec

Wintec academic and clinical psychologist Andre McLachlan has been named one of the top 100 Māori leaders, joining a list which recognises people who are doing extraordinary work in their everyday lives. More >>

New physiotherapy school to open at Wintec

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 5:18 pm | Wintec

New physiotherapy school to open at Wintec It’s official, enrolment is now open for New Zealand’s newest physiotherapy school. More >>

Wintec takes workshops across NZ to support mental health

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 9:14 am | Wintec

Louise Faulkner has seen many cases of mental health issues in her role as International Student Services Manager at Wintec and says some are not as easy to spot, and it can take years of experience to identify the signs. “I like to think our team is ... More >>

Waka sculpture installation announced for Hamilton

Friday, 28 September 2018, 10:49 am | Wintec

The date is set for the installation of Hamilton’s newest public sculpture, Tōia Mai which tells the Matariki story and symbolises the cultural, spiritual and economic significance of the Waikato River. More >>

NZ music icon Hollie Smith joins Wintec music school

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 11:45 am | Wintec

Internationally acclaimed New Zealand singer/songwriter Hollie Smith, described as “the reigning queen of Aotearoa soul” has joined Wintec’s School of Media Arts to mentor and teach music students. More >>

Wintec's kitchens paying it back to the community

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 10:20 am | Wintec

Wintec hospitality tutor Marco Guimaraes wanted to do something for the community and knew the leftover food from Wintec’s kitchens could go to better use. More >>

Celebrating Wintec’s outstanding adult learners

Friday, 7 September 2018, 10:28 am | Wintec

Captivating, passionate, motivated and enthusiastic are just a few of the words used to describe this year’s Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) Adult Learner Award recipients. More >>

Wintec brings in global education developers

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 12:52 pm | Wintec

In July next year, Wintec is bringing the first Kaospilot workshop to New Zealand. The workshop for tertiary and secondary school teachers will explore the Kaospilot approach totransformational education design. More >>

Soda Inc. launches programme in Hawke’s Bay

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 6:34 pm | Wintec

Business Hawke’s Bay and Soda Inc. have formed a partnership to offer start-up support programmes in the Hawkes Bay region. More >>

Help for those who suffer in silence

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 4:59 pm | Wintec

A group of ethnic counsellors have seen their vision for a counselling service for migrants and former refugees become a reality. More >>

Four US creatives join a record lineup for Spark festival

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 1:45 pm | Wintec

Four multi-talented creative visionaries from the United States will join a record lineup of speakers at the Spark International Festival of Music, Media, Arts and Design at Wintec from 6-9 August. More >>

Wintec musical talent shines under the stagelights

Monday, 23 July 2018, 1:13 pm | Wintec

As the curtains closed on the final performance of Hamilton Operatic Society’s high energy, mid-winter musical Sister Act, a group of Wintec staff and students can count themselves among some of New Zealand’s finest musical theatre talent. More >>

Students to broaden their horizons in China

Monday, 9 July 2018, 8:52 am | Wintec

Six Wintec students will experience a trip of a lifetime when they fly to China in September as part of the prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia. More >>

Pioneer sows seeds at Wintec for NZ arboriculture training

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 10:26 am | Wintec

He pruned trees before chainsaws were widely used, played rugby against Italy and even dropped tree paint in Lord Jonathan Guinness’ eye, but the memory Martin Herbert is most fond of is his role helping to grow arboriculture education in New Zealand. More >>

Māori culture meets IT to tell waka story

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 2:22 pm | Wintec

A Wintec music student is working with traditional Māori music specialist Horomona Horo to create compositions where contemporary expression of taonga puoro (traditional Māori music) will become part of an app for the Matariki Interactive Waka Sculpture. More >>