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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 >>

New nursing education promises a better future for Kiribati

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 11:56 am | Wintec

The Pacific nation of Kiribati is often described as the poster child of climate change, and as the tides continue rise on the people of Kiribati, a team from Wintec is working to upskill nurses to future-proof their careers. More >>

Tokoroa youth tackle their town’s issues

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 2:35 pm | Wintec

Tokoroa’s young people came together last week to share their ideas on how to solve some of their town’s social problems such as gambling, littering and a decrease in the use of te reo Māori. More >>

Wintec students get a voice of their own design

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 9:46 am | Wintec

Earlier this year students and staff developed and launched a new feedback reporting system Student Voice 24/7 which gives students a way to give feedback on any aspect of their Wintec experience and be responded to within a day. And just recently Wintec ... More >>

Wintec performing well in challenging domestic market

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 12:09 pm | Wintec

Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) has released its 2017 Annual Report, posting a group surplus of $2.2million in an increasingly tight domestic student market. More >>

New Wintec Council appointment and changes

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 4:24 pm | Wintec

Waikato business leader Kiri Goulter has been appointed to the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) Council. More >>

Students create the YOW factor for Youth Orchestra Waikato

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 4:16 pm | Wintec

Orchestra Central, the umbrella organisation for orchestral music in Waikato and Bay of Plenty, have launched a dynamic new brand identity, developed by Wintec Media Arts students. More >>

Engineering conference to bring boost to Hamilton

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 3:48 pm | Wintec

Engineering is one of the Waikato’s most robust industries so it’s apt that the regions two largest educational providers have joined forces to host the Australasian Association for Engineering Education’s (AAEE) annual conference in December this ... More >>





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