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    The Paua of Money wins award

    Wellington-based artist Kristelle Plimmer is one of three recipients of the Pacific Art Awards 2000. Kristelle is a graduate of the Whitireia Craft, Art and Design programme and also a part- time... read more
  • Craft Art and Design Open Evening at Kāpiti campus

    Fourth-year students enrolled in the Whitireia Craft Art and Design programme at the Kāpiti campus are having an Open Evening on the 7th of September. Building on the success of last year's event... read more
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    The Chinese connection

    Deirdre Dale visiting China
    Whitireia has maintained a close relationship with Changsha City in China since contact was made last year. Chief executive Deirdre Dale visited a number of places in... read more
  • Cooking in someone else's kitchen

    Two Whitireia staff members visited Tonga at the end of June as part of the growing educational link between Whitireia Community Polytechnic and Tonga's Tupou High School. This joint venture is an... read more
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    Prestigious art awards for student

    Andy Tauafiafi, a third year Craft, Art and Design programme student, has won the first prize in the prestigious New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts Millennium Youth Award. His entry in the national... read more
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    Steve Maharey visits Whitireia for Staff Development Day

    The theme for the first Whitireia Staff Development Day for 2000 was Future Learning Environments. The  opening address was given by Hon Steve Maharey, Minister of Social Services and Employment... read more
  • Students study with the Masters

    The mid-year Mastercrafts Workshops at Whitireia are a ‘jewel in the crown’ of the School of Art and Design, says jewellery tutor Peter Deckers. The workshops, offered as part of the overall... read more
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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
  • 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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