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    Objectives exhibition at Pataka

    Graduating students from the senior levels of the Craft, Art and Design programme are exhibiting their work at Pataka, the new art gallery in the Porirua Cultural Centre. Their 1998 end of year show... read more
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    Design and art course comes to Kāpiti

    Kāpiti and Horowhenua students wanting full-time tertiary art study have a new opportunity to study closer to home. From 1999, the Whitireia Kāpiti campus is offering year one of our four-year Craft... read more
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    Going out into the community with the Diploma of Sport and Coaching

    Students from the Diploma of Sport and Coaching at Whitireia Community Polytechnic will be completing their first practical exercise within the community when they conduct sport coaching for pupil... read more
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    Jewellery design is deep

    An exhibition at the Dowse Art Museum earlier this year featured current and past Whitireia students. The contemporary jewellery exhibition Deep took a fresh look at ring design, with a water theme... read more
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    Art masterclasses on soon at Whitireia

    Are you an artist looking for a new dimension? Or a jaded art teacher looking for new ideas? In July and August, Whitireia Community Polytechnic may have just what you are looking for. It's almost... read more
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    Toi Whakaata: what a picture

    Toi Whakaata is not only a course, it offers great opportunities for work in the television and video production industry, says tutor Tania Bristow. An ETSA funded programme, Toi Whakaata is offered... read more
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    Pacific Island author published

    Ester Temukisa Laban, who manages the Whitireia Pacific Island Education programmes, is also a published author. Her most recent title is O le Fagogo ia Sina ma le Tuna, a traditional Samoan story... read more


  • Key Dates & Calendar

    Academic Calendar and important institute dates.
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    Whitireia Polytechnic celebrates history of toi pasifika performance with THROWBACK.