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    New Location for Whitireia Writing

    The Writing Programme has moved into the Whitireia Wellington City Campus, located at level 1, 107 Cuba St, in the buzzing Cuba Mall.The programme is now part of the Whitireia New Zealand Media... read more
  • Awards bring Opportunities

    Ness Simons, online scriptwriting tutor, is on a roll with exciting possibilities opening up in several areas. As well as tutoring at Whitireia, Ness is a student at the New Zealand Film and... read more
  • Success for Whitireia Children's Writers

    Awards and writing success have been flavour of the month for Whitireia children’s writers. Kathy Taylor won the sought after Tom Fitzgibbon Award for fiction writing aimed at 7-13 year olds. "It’... read more
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    Graduation and Beyond

    At the ‘best ever’ Whitireia graduation last week, 38 creative writing students received diplomas and degrees, celebrating their success on a brilliantly sunny day in Porirua.For Allison Wakelin, who... read more
  • Loss of a Generous and Well Respected Mentor

    Staff and students on the Writing Programme were saddened to hear of the recent death of Graeme Tetley, Lecturer in Scriptwriting at Whitireia.Graeme was one of New Zealand's leading scriptwriter... read more
  • High Enrolments for 2011

    Aspiring novelists, poets, screenwriters, children’s authors and short story writers have enrolled in high numbers on the Creative Writing Programme for 2011.Seventy seven students are enrolled... read more
  • Sam Hunt Loves Creative Writing at Whitireia

    It’s not every day you get a well known poet singing your praises, but that’s what happened late last year when Sam Hunt was having a yarn on KiwiFM.Former Whitireia Creative Writing student, Lynn... read more
  • Thinking about Writing

    Whitireia writing tutors made the most of the recent opportunity to present papers and facilitate workshops at the Australasian Tertiary Writers’ Network colloquium.Whitireia was one of the... read more
  • Café Poetry Winners Announced

    Kāpiti poet Mercedes Webb-Pullman has won the 2010 Eat Your Words Cafe Poetry Competition. Her Poem, I miss you, about the Lembas Cafe in Raumati South, was chosen from 227 entries by the judge... read more
  • Whitireia Writers Take Out Awards

    The announcement of the winners of the 2010 NZ Post Book Awards is adding to a startling year for Whitireia Creative Writing Programme tutors and students.The top award for fiction went to Alison... read more
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