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  • Writing in your own time with Creative Writing online

    Rae Newman lives on a farm in the northern shores of the Kaipara harbour and juggles farm work with being a business writer working from home. When she decided to study creative writing the only... read more
  • Whitireia IT grads snapped up for Defence job

    Six new contractors at NZ Defence get along extremely well because they have a lot in common. Before they were hired they were all students in the three-year Information Technology degree at... read more
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    Writers gather in cyber classroom

    Developing writers from all over the Wellington region are poised to join the burgeoning online classrooms run by the highly successful Creative Writing unit at Whitireia Community Polytechnic. The... read more
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    Outdoor sculpture exhibit in central Porirua

    The well-known Whitireia mastercraft workshops begin at Queen's Birthday weekend and run through till July.A stroll down Wi Neera Drive was more than an enjoyment of lovely natural beauty for earlier... read more
  • International students strut their stuff

    Whitireia Community Polytechnic is going to be a whirling display of festive colour, performance, and foods on its International Day when the Porirua campus is transformed into a bustling and vibrant... read more
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    Largest graduation yet for Whitireia

    The largest graduation ever held at Whitireia Community Polytechnic took place on the Porirua campus with 400 people celebrating the success of students from the School of Arts. A special marquee wa... read more
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    Whitireia carves up food fair

    The Whitireia Community Polytechnic School of Catering and Hospitality really made an impact at the recent Wellington Food Show. Students from both Kāpiti and Porirua campuses competed in seven... read more
  • Carpentry students lend a hand

    A group of carpentry students from Whitireia Community Polytechnic gained some real life experience on a building site recently when they helped build a Habitat for Humanity home in Porirua. The... read more
  • Popular mastercraft classes return

    The popular mastercraft classes in arts and crafts are returning to Whitireia Community Polytechnic again this year with five guest tutors taking workshops in their specialist disciplines. The first... read more
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    Master carver starts at Whitireia

    Master carver Takirirangi Smith has started a new leg of his life's journey, where he aims to pass on his hard won skills to a new generation. Takirirangi started carving at age eleven, while working... read more

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