Wellington Open Day

This year, we are excited to be showcasing all our Whitireia and WelTec offerings in two convenient locations – Te Auaha at 65 Dixon Street and School of Hospitality & Tourism at 52 Cuba Street.

We look forward to welcoming students from the Wellington region and beyond to find out what accessible, quality programmes we have on offer across Wellington.

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Check out our Open Day programme:

Te Auaha 

Time What's happening Where
     
Ground Floor

 

 
All Day

See our film students at work

 

Get styled FREE at our Barber Shop.

 
     
Level 1    
All Day

Visit our Digital Technology Workshop.

 

Talk to our programme advisers and support teams.

 

Immerse yourself in a VR experience with our IT team.

Room 1.02
10am-12pm Hear our DJ’s sets  Atea
1-2:45pm Watch ‘We Need to Talk’ a 100-minute two-part showcase.  Tapere Iti
     
Level 2    
All Day

Meet our hair students and learn braiding techniques.


Walkthrough our student training hair salon.


See our Makeup students at work.

 
     
Level 3    
All Day

Stop by the Library and student support services hub. 


Careers Advisors and teachers break-out space.

 
 

 

 
Level 4

 

 
All Day

We’re on-air! See us in the radio booth or look out for our roving reporters.

 
9:30-11:30am

Sample a Music Technology class

Room 4.47 
10am-1pm

Listen to band rehearsals.

Room 4.44
10am-1pm

Join our recording studios.

Rooms 4.27, 4.28 & 4.31
     
Level 5    
9.30am-2.30pm

Observe our students’ dance assessments:

  • 9.30-10.30am: Whare Tapere Assessment
  • 11am- 12pm: Siva Samoa Assessment
  • 1.30-2.30pm: Contemporary Pasifika Assessment
 Studio 5.10
10am–12pm and 1–3pm

Watch our Musical Theatre students ‘Cry Baby’ rehearsals.

 Room 5.12
 10am-3pm

 Join a Commercial Dance class:

  • 10-11.30am: Hip-Hop
  • 12.30-1.45pm: Jazz
  • 1:45-3pm: Lyrical
 Studio 5.11

 

School of Hospitality

Where

             What's happening

Ground Floor

  • Try your hand at virtual welding.
  • Grab a hot drink at the Latte Lab.

Level 1

  • Talk to our programme advisers and support teams.
  • See our tourism students’ classes.
  • Library and student support services hub.
  • Join the kitchen tour group to explore our facilities.

Level 3

  • Tour our kitchens.
  • Try your hand at bread-making.
  • See the Root-to-Tip student competition heating up!
  • Warm-up with a cup of soup.

Date: 23 August

Time: 9.00am - 2.00pm 

Location: Te Auaha, 65 Dixon Street, Wellington and School of Hospitality & Tourism, 52 Cuba Street, Wellington