Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Whitireia consistently a top achiever
A report released today by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) shows Whitireia is among New Zealand’s top performing polytechnics.
Friday, 27 June 2014
'HOME' - Film School student film accepted for New Zealand international film festival
HOME, the end-of-year film by the 2013 intake of students from the New Zealand Film and Television School (the Film School), has been invited to screen in this year’s prestigious New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) in Auckland and Wellington.
Friday, 13 June 2014
Lining up jobs on M2PP Kapiti expressway for Whitireia and WelTec Students
On Monday 16 June, at the Whitireia Kāpiti Campus, building and construction and engineering students from Whitireia and WelTec will meet employers from the M2PP Expressway project.
Friday, 6 June 2014
New Zealand Film and Television School Buys the 'Ferrari" of Film Making
Every Oscar-nominated movie in 2014 used one and now the students of the New Zealand Film and Television School have one of their own. It’s the Arri-Alexa digital movie camera and, according to the Film School’s Executive Director Sashi Meanger, it’s the equivalent of handing the keys to the latest ‘Ferrari’ over to a bunch of students.
Thursday, 5 June 2014
Whitireia Welcomes Government's Proposed Investment in Information Technology Education
Whitireia Chief Executive Don Campbell has welcomed the Government's announcement of three new centres to focus on producing information technology graduates for employers and industry.
Wednesday, 4 June 2014
Carpentry students utilising skills on house build
Whitireia carpentry students are putting their building skills to the test as they get underway with the building of a residential dwelling on site at the Whitireia Industry Training Centre in Porirua.
Tuesday, 3 June 2014
Significant International Boost for Whitireia
An agreement signed in Shanghai on Saturday will see significant numbers of international students coming to New Zealand to study at Whitireia.
Wednesday, 30 April 2014
Cook Islands Performing Artist in Residence
Whitireia performing arts programme leader, Tuaine Robati, has been selected as the Pacific Dance Artist in Residence for 2014.
Wednesday, 23 April 2014
New Appointment to Whitireia and WelTec Council
Roger Sowry, Chair of the Council of WelTec and Whitireia today announced the appointment of Antony Royal to the institutions’ governing body. “I am very pleased to announce Antony’s appointment and delighted he has accepted this new role,” says Mr Sowry.
Wednesday, 19 March 2014
Whitireia graduation celebrated this week
Tomorrow over 350 students will be graduating from their programmes of study at Whitireia, at a ceremony being held at Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua City.
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
New Appointments to WelTec and Whitireia Council
Roger Sowry, Chair of the Council of WelTec and Whitireia today announced the appointment of Fran Wilde to the institutions’ governing body. “I am very pleased to announce Fran’s appointment and grateful to her for accepting this new role particularly given her busy schedule as Chair of the Greater Wellington Regional Council,” says Mr Sowry.
Scholarship recipients off to a good start
Nine students from secondary schools in the greater Wellington region were welcomed to Whitireia this week. These students were all recipients of 2014 Whitireia Secondary School Leavers Fee Scholarships.
Friday, 28 February 2014
Oscar selected for Speechless Film Festival in America
The New Zealand Film and Television School has turned out yet another winning film with Oscar being selected for screening at the 2014 Speechless Film Festival in Mankato, Minnesota, America.
Friday, 17 January 2014
New Zealand Film Selected for the Pasadena International Film Festival
The New Zealand Film and Television School has turned out another winning film with ‘Entropy’ being selected as an ‘Official Selection’ to be screened at the 2014 Pasadena International Film Festival.
Monday, 25 November 2013
Mana Zonta award won by Whitireia Visual Arts and Design Student
Whitireia Visual Arts and Design student Natalie Smith has won the Mana Zonta Design award for 2013.
Wednesday, 20 November 2013
Major New Investment for the Wellington Region Announced
Today the Hon Steven Joyce, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment announced a significant investment for the Wellington region by the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) and Whitireia New Zealand.
Friday, 15 November 2013
Whitireia Nursing and Health Journal turns 20
The Whitireia Nursing and Health Journal turns 20.
Monday, 11 November 2013
Whitireia Hosts Mental Health Nursing Symposium
Te Ao Māramatanga, New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses Inc, Wellington Branch was hosted at the Whitireia Porirua campus on Friday for a one day symposium.
Wednesday, 6 November 2013
BIRDSONG wins at American Film Festival
A graduate film from the New Zealand Film and Television School has won at the Indie Fest USA International Film Festival in southern California.
Monday, 21 October 2013
Nurse Educators Conference Opens Doors for Collaboration Opportunities
The 2013 Australasian Nurse Educators Conference (ANEC) held recently at Te Papa in Wellington has been hailed as an outstanding success by Whitireia, a key host of the event.
Wednesday, 16 October 2013
IITO and Whitireia Provide Insight into Industry
The Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (formally Electrical Standards Industry Training Organisation) in conjunction with Whitireia provided a week’s taster course recently that saw secondary school students and Whitireia Electrical Engineering students attend and gain an insight into the industry.
Wednesday, 25 September 2013
Whitireia and the Wellington Institute of Technology join forces to provide new tertiary training courses in Kāpiti
Whitireia and the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) jointly hosted industry stakeholders, local government representatives and major Kāpiti businesses at the Whitireia Kāpiti Campus on Monday evening. Invited guests had the opportunity of providing input into the direction of tertiary education training for the Kāpiti region.
Monday, 2 September 2013
Whitireia Blues Express
Following in the footsteps of the 2012 ‘Up Front’ with Barnaby Weir show, the 2013 Whitireia Faculty of Arts Music degree students will have three amazing musicians to assist them in their ‘Blues Express’ Thomas Oliver, Lisa Tomlins and John O’Connor will be performing with them this year at one epic show at The James Cabaret on Friday 20 September.
Thursday, 29 August 2013
Whitireia Carpentry students win Randall Shaw Memorial Award
Mitch Jago and Rayden Moore Feuu, have had their carpentry study at Whitireia recognised at a ceremony this week, when they were awarded the Randall Shaw Memorial Award. This award is given annually by the Rotary Club of Plimmerton, in association with Brights Mitre 10, Paramata.
Monday, 19 August 2013
Whitireia joins forces with Child, Youth and Family Services
Whitireia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Child, Youth and Family relating to the provision of services and collaboration around the development of Pacific Social Work Models of Practice(s) that will provide best social work practices for Child, Youth and Family staff when working with Pacific families.
Friday, 9 August 2013
Shearer took a decent look at tomorrow's workforce, studying at Whitireia Polytechnic
Yesterday (Thursday 8 August) Labour Party leader David Shearer, accompanied by local MP Kris Faafoi, took a decent look at the Whitireia Wineera Drive campus, the new Health Simulation Suite as well as blocks of older prefabricated classrooms and the Whitireia Mohuia Industry Trades Centre.
Wednesday, 19 June 2013
Music talents shine
Wednesday, 22 May 2013
Radio Training School graduates win industry awards
Radio Training School graduates have won again at this year's New Zealand Radio Awards.
Gary Pointon has picked up the Best New Broadcaster – Promotions award while Laugharne Kemp has picked up the Best New Broadcaster – Creative + Technical award.
Wednesday, 8 May 2013
Whitireia floristry tutor Megan Parker won silver for her exhibition in the Floral Art Individual category at the recent Ellerslie International Flower Show in Christchurch. Up against 13 competitors in her category, Megan took away the highest award.
Friday, 3 May 2013
Radio School graduates finalists in the 2013 New Zealand Radio Awards
Two graduates from the New Zealand Radio Training School are finalists in the 2013 New Zealand Radio Awards.