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    Students gain from Polytech-Uni agreement

    Whitireia Community Polytechnic and Victoria University of Wellington have signed a new agreement to collaborate, designed to deliver significant benefits for tertiary students in the Wellington... read more
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    Whitireia goes hi-tech in multimedia

    Three exciting new programmes in graphic design and multimedia have been developed for Whitireia Community Polytechnic in 2002. Building on the success of the Desktop Publishing for Print and the Web... read more
  • Fresh, Juicy, Local... new seasons crop from Whitireia and Origins

    This summer, graduating visual arts students are exhibiting their diverse harvest in Fresh, Juicy, Local..., an expression of each artist's unique creative approach. Media range from printmaking to... read more
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    Singing in two tongues

    Samoan students learning English at Whitireia have been putting their bilingualism to creative use. A recent CD of Samoan songs includes three tracks composed by Ester Temukisa Laban-Alama, tutor of... read more
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    Carving a leader

    At the Kāpiti Arts Award dinner on Friday 3rd of August Owen Mapp, principal carver at Whitireia, was presented with the Kāpiti Arts Trust Supreme Award for his contribution to the visual arts on the... read more
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    Jewellery speaking

    Peter Deckers is enjoying coming up for air after preparing for an exhibition while he continued to tutor in the Visual Arts department. In his spare time over the past seven months, Peter has been... read more
  • Hi-tech incubator to hatch business initiatives

    Porirua is set for an influx of small hi-tech business activity in the coming months. Innovation Greenhouse Porirua, a business incubator project, was confirmed last week. Whitireia has been working... read more
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    Potting with the Hopi

    Visual Arts tutor Wi Taepa has returned from New Mexico where he spent the six-weeks during April and May working with the Hopi people. They invited him to teach workshops in hand-built ceramics and... read more
  • Education technology in the Pacific

    Whitireia worked with The Open Polytechnic to host a symposium on the use of new technologies for distance education in the Pacific at the beginning of May this year. The week-long meeting was part... read more
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    Mastercraft season returns for 2001

    It's Mastercraft season once again at the Whitireia School of Visual Arts. The workshops begin this year with world-renowned German jeweller Karl Fritsch. His exhibition Schmuck, containing work... read more