Monday, 20 June 2011
New Māori training initiative will strengthen trades resources for Canterbury
A new era of Māori Trade Training is starting in Ōtautahi.
Tuesday, 31 May 2011
CPIT showcases Samoan culture
Samoan Language Week at CPIT, 1 June to 7 June 2011.
Wednesday, 25 May 2011
CPIT Students Fill the Gap
CPIT architecture students have just a few days to breathe life into two cleared sites near their Madras Street campus this week and organisers can’t wait to see what they come up with.
Thursday, 5 May 2011
CPIT to host expo for aspiring musicians
Aspiring musicians can keep pace with drummer Bobby Kennedy from OpShop, hone their song writing skills with L.A Mitchell and meet music industry professionals at the Chartfest Music Industry & Career Expo at CPIT on May 14.
Tuesday, 3 May 2011
Still Lives - CPIT leading the way for performers with disabilities
CPIT-trained performers will present their work Still Lives at the international Society for Disability Studies Conference in San Jose, California, 15 - 18 June, and they are being billed as a highlight of the influential four-day event.
Tuesday, 19 April 2011
Arts Companies Move to CPIT
Homeless arts organisations have found refuge at CPIT’s Faculty of Creative Industries in a collaborative project with Creative New Zealand (CNZ) that has established a vibrant new creative hub on the edge of the cordoned CBD.
Friday, 8 April 2011
The Hi-Vis Tie – a Key trend
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key will be adding another aspect to his wardrobe this year, high-visibility.
Thursday, 7 April 2011
NICA excited to host CPIT CircoArts students
Nine Christchurch CPIT CircoArts students will head to Melbourne’s National Institute of Circus Arts tomorrow to complete their circus training for 2011.
Monday, 28 March 2011
Sparky's Frontline Repairs
CPIT electrical tutor Andrew Massie got to see the damage an earthquake can wreck on a city’s power network firsthand – then he rolled up his sleeves and helped with the repairs.
Friday, 25 March 2011
Born to Perform
Students from the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Arts (NASDA) have sung and danced up an amazing $20,000 for earthquake relief in three separate concerts around the country.
CTC Opens Doors to Displaced Students
Canterbury Tertiary College (CTC) is offering students affected by the 22 February earthquake a free education initiative that allows them to complete their NCEA L2 and study a trade or skill at the same time.
Tuesday, 22 March 2011
Anika Moa and Opshop to headline fundraising concert for Christchurch
A major fundraising concert for Christchurch residents affected by the February earthquake will take place on Friday.
Monday, 21 March 2011
CPIT Crucial to Christchurch Recovery
Minister of Tertiary Education Steven Joyce and Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee visited CPIT’s Sullivan Ave campus recently to discuss the reoccupation of the city campus in Madras Street, trades education for the Canterbury region and international student support.
Thursday, 17 March 2011
International Students Supported
Tim Hayashi of CPIT’s International Division says they have received many grateful messages and praise for their swift and smooth relocation of international students.
World Media Calling
A tweet from broadcasting student Cameron Betts sparked interviews with major American networks.
Wednesday, 16 March 2011
CPIT Programmes up and running
CPIT staff were delighted to welcome many of their students back to class this week following huge efforts to relocate programmes that would have normally been run from the city campus.
Tuesday, 15 March 2011
CPIT plans staged return to campus after Zone 5 cleared
“Students will not immediately be returning to CPIT’s Madras Street campus once Zone 5 is cleared,” says CPIT CE Kay Giles.