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  • Ōtorohanga Mayor to welcome ākonga to Wintec’s first Certificate in Health and Wellbeing in the region

    This week marks an exciting milestone for the Ōtorohanga and King Country communities as Wintec delivers its New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing qualification for the first time at its regional hub in Ōtorohanga. Mayor of Ōtorohanga, Max Baxter, who will be addressing the first cohort of ākonga (students) on their opening day of the course said, “it is fantastic that Wintec has chosen Ōtorohanga as a campus to provide the opportunity for people in our district to study for a New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing.”

  • Wintec helping bring student-centred teaching and learning to the world

    A powerful new combination of micro-credentials and blended learning environments is helping Wintec’s Centre for Education and Foundation Pathways bring student-centred teaching and learning to the world. Wintec Team Manager and Academic Lead Adie Haultain, along with Professional Development & Adult Learning Kaiako Aidan Bigham, have recently returned from Nantong in China, where they have been helping practicing teachers learn the concepts of student-centred teaching and learning.

  • Wintec achieves near-perfect pass rates for nursing and midwifery programmes

    Wintec | Te Pūkenga is celebrating another year of remarkable achievements in the 2023 national exams leading to registration as a nurse or midwife in New Zealand. Achieving near-perfect pass rates across the nursing and midwifery qualifications, Wintec continues to break down barriers for those passionate about a career in nursing or midwifery.

  • Poster exhibition gives voice to elders and connects students across the globe

    If you could give one piece of advice to the people of your city, in 20 words or less, what would it be? Design students across three countries proposed this question to elders within their community for a public good poster project called Hear Us Out. Wintec | Te Pūkenga design tutor and researcher Luke McConnell says he’s been dreaming up this project for some time – looking for a non-commercial way to incorporate the art of poster design.

  • Preparing ākonga for the collaborative future of healthcare

    A newly built home for an ākonga-assisted health and wellbeing service has been officially opened at the Rotokauri campus of Wintec | Te Pūkenga. Te Kotahi Oranga | Health and Wellness Centre focuses on embedding interprofessional collaboration in training so ākonga can develop and hone their practical skills and experience.

  • Wintec | Te Pūkenga Performing Arts "nods and winks to old shows" in Broadway musical, The Drowsy Chaperone

    The Theatre stream of Wintec | Te Pūkenga Bachelor of Music and Performing Arts is getting ready for its end-of-year musical, The Drowsy Chaperone. Billed as a “musical within a comedy”, this year’s offering promises to be a hilarious night out at the theatre. At its heart, The Drowsy Chaperone is an affectionate send-up of all the tropes and conventions of classic Broadway musicals.

  • Wintec School of Media Arts opens doors for another action-packed Creative Showcase

    Wintec | Te Pūkenga Media Arts ākonga are extremely excited to share their creative work this year. Graduating Art and Design, Communication, and Music and Performing Arts students will display their work at multiple events during 15-25 November. The showcase is a window into the creativity of Media Arts ākonga (students) from across the disciplines and these events celebrate this fresh talent and hard work in front of an audience of peers, whānau and the wider community.

  • Wintec researcher wants to know about your most loved and worn items of clothing!

    Rebekah Harman, Wintec | Te Pūkenga tutor and researcher has been researching ways to reduce the environmental footprint of fast fashion for over six years. She has launched “Worn well: sustainable clothing survey”, to better understand what clothing people love and hold onto for an extended period in the hope of reducing the environmental footprint of fashion and supporting designers to design for longevity.

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