Whitireia and WelTec Wellington Operations Resume

Posted on November 18, 2016

Following the earthquakes we are pleased to advise that all of our Wellington campuses are re-opening with ICT services fully operational. 
 
Classes are running at some CBD campuses with all classes resuming on Monday allowing time for staff to get back on site with all other Wellington and Kāpiti campuses open.  The library at the Whitireia Porirua campus is closed pending further engineering assessments. Alternative arrangements are in place for students to access library services and support.
 
“Overall we are pleased with the way our campuses have performed following the major earthquake experienced in the Wellington region in the early hours of Monday morning,” says Roger Sowry Council Chair of Whitireia and WelTec.
 
“The safety of students and staff is paramount.  Over recent years we have systematically undertaken a seismic strengthening programme across all of our Wellington campuses.  This investment has contributed to buildings performing well with all delivery sites cleared for occupation by consulting engineers,” says Roger Sowry.
 
“Across all campuses there is some minor remedial work required such as painting and tidying up.
“From a governance perspective we would like to acknowledge the hard work of our staff getting our campuses up and running again.  We would also like to thank students for their patience,” says Roger Sowry.

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