NZ Institute of Skills & Technology Establishment Unit information session

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All staff, students and community members are invited to the NZIST Establishment Unit information session on Tuesday 4 February, 9am at our Petone campus.

NZIST Establishment Unit staff will share the latest information about planning to bring the country’s 16 polytechnics and institutes of technology into one, along with the provision currently undertaken by Industry Training Organisations (ITOs). They will also provide an update on the new organisation’s name. There will be a chance to ask questions and discuss the ideas. So come along and find out about the Unit’s activities and future plans. 

The format will be: 

  • Introduction and update of activity prior to Christmas; 1 April and the transition phase (what changes and what remains the same) – 20 minutes
  • Question time – up to 30 minutes
  • Name and Brand story – 10 minutes
  • Questions and/or discussion – up to 30 minutes 

The presenters are:

  • Alex Cabrera, Deputy Chief Executive, IST Establishment Unit
  • Kathryn Ruge, Communications & Engagement Manager, IST Establishment Unit
  • Annabelle Dick, Senior Communications Advisor, IST Establishment Unit 

Please confirm your attendance by emailing .


NZIST update

Tuesday 4 February, 9am

Wellington Institute of Technology

The Hub, Kensington Ave, Petone

Please note that this information session will also be broadcast to our Porirua campus, Wikitoria Katene building, room WK239/240.