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News and Events at Whitireia New Zealand.
  • International Dance Day: Whitireia student tours Europe with acclaimed dance company

    30 April 2016

    Whitireia Performing Arts student Nazerene Paea will perform today with New Zealand/Samoa choreographer Lemi Ponifasio’s dance company, MAU, at a UNESCO event in Paris to mark International Dance Day 2016.

  • Whitireia lecturer using 3D technology to recreate ANZAC chess set

    27 April 2016

    Whitireia design lecturer Alice Moore is hoping to finally complete the chess set carved by her great-grandfather during World War One by using 3D printing technology to recreate the piece he lost after he was wounded in battle.

  • World Book Day

    23 April 2016

    This Saturday, 23 April, is officially World Book Day, so we thought it was the perfect time to highlight the work of an author from Escalator Press, an imprint set up by the Whitireia Creative Writing programme.

  • Whitireia hosts Australasian student paramedic conference

    22 April 2016

    Whitireia is currently hosting the inaugural Student Paramedics Australasia (SPA) conference at its Porirua Campus.

  • Local student benefits from Whitireia scholarship

    22 April 2016

    Former Aotea College student Josh Casey is working towards a career in social work at Whitireia, and has been given a major boost with a secondary school leaver scholarship to help cover his fees.

  • Woodstock reimagined

    15 April 2016

    Relive the spirit of the psychedelic 60s as the Whitireia School of Music presents Woodstock, music from the most influential music festival of all time, tonight at Meow.

  • Whitireia tutor welcomes World Health Day message

    09 April 2016

    Whitireia Nursing Pacific tutor Dr Lucy Nguma believes the key to addressing soaring rates of diabetes across the world is greater public education.

  • From 'muddy waters' to 'effulgent light'

    05 April 2016

    ‘Whitireia – the source of effulgent light – an ancient name, revered since time immemorial (…) It would be a source of learning that would radiate outwards and enlighten the community.’ - Puoho Katene, Ngāti Toa Kaumātua

  • World Poetry Day

    24 March 2016

    World Poetry Day was officially celebrated on Monday, so we thought it was the perfect time to highlight the work of one of our Creative Writing students, Mikoyan Vekula.

  • Festive spirit as Whitireia celebrates student success

    24 March 2016

    This year’s graduation ceremony is officially done and dusted, and the event went down in typically colourful fashion.


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