News & Events

News and Events at Whitireia New Zealand.
  • Whitireia Graduate Forges the Way for Young Women in the Building Industry

    25 February 2017

    ​Azaria Felagai has gone from carpentry training at Whitireia last year to working on projects for construction firm Hawkins.

  • Whitireia welcomes new students with Orientation Week 2017

    10 February 2017

    Our new students are about to embark on their own unique study journey with us. It’s an exciting time and our aim is to support them every step of the way – starting with Orientation Week.

  • Whitireia library and support services

    03 February 2017

    The earthquake on 14 November affected our Porirua campus library building and it remains closed as a precautionary measure. In the meantime, library and support services are being provided as follows:

  • Research Symposium Celebrates Diversity of Polytechnic Delivery in the Capital

    03 February 2017

    Researchers from across the country are converging in Wellington on Friday 3 February to showcase their research and innovation across an incredibly diverse range of disciplines and teaching areas.

  • Enrolments for 2017 are now open

    10 January 2017

    Enrolments for 2017 are open and programmes are filling fast. Apply now to ensure a spot on your chosen programme of study.

  • Merry Christmas

    15 December 2016

    Merry Christmas and a happy new year to all our past, present and future students. Whitireia will be closed for Christmas and New Year from 5pm Tuesday 20 December and re-opens on Monday 9 January at 8.00am. Have a safe and happy holiday.

  • Poly Movement Episode 2

    15 December 2016

    The next instalment of Flax Production's 'Poly Movement - Kaikanikani' screened last night, with the episode following our Performing Arts students as they opened this year's CubaDupa Street Festival.

  • Poly Movement web series launched

    09 December 2016

    A new web series following the journeys of a group of talented and dedicated Whitireia Performing Arts students kicked off with the screening of Episode 1 on Tuesday night.

  • Award-winning student design helps stutterers find their voice

    29 November 2016

    Whitireia Bachelor of Applied Arts (Visual Arts and Design) student Matariki Wilkins-Hodges has ended her final year of the programme in award-winning style.

  • Whitireia and WelTec Wellington Operations Resume

    19 November 2016

    Following the earthquakes we are pleased to advise that all of our Wellington campuses are re-opening with ICT services fully operational.


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