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  • New Ramp Gallery curator connects art to the classroom and community

    Meet artist and educator Dr Tamsin Green, the newly appointed Ramp Gallery curator. She moved to the Waikato along with her partner in 2020 after a four-year stint in New York and has since become a fixture in the region's art community. She’s now settling into her role at Wintec | Te Pūkenga, focusing on the educational and community potential of Ramp Gallery.

  • Celebrating International Nurses Day

    Nurses play a vital role in our health care. Without nurses our hospitals and health centres wouldn’t be able to operate. Today is International Nurses Day and we have so many amazing nursing students and kaiako at Wintec | Te Pūkenga that we want to thank them for all of their hard work.

  • Wintec celebrates 30 years of ground-breaking Māori nursing programme this International Nurses Day

    This International Nurses Day, Wintec | Te Pūkenga will be celebrating a major milestone for its Tihei Mauri Ora Māori nursing programme, which has been improving Māori health outcomes in the community for 30 years. On Friday 12 May, founders of this ground-breaking programme, past students and others who have been instrumental in the programme’s journey are coming together to celebrate the past, and look to the future for Māori nursing in Aotearoa.

  • Students get ready to cook off at Culinary Fare

    The 18th Annual Waikato Culinary Fare will take place late next month and entries are now open. Wintec has proudly held the Waikato Culinary Fare, in partnership with Cater Plus, since its conception in 2004. Almost 300 intermediate, secondary and tertiary wannabe chefs showcased their skills at the Waikato Culinary Fare last year and this year the competition is expected to get the kitchen just as hot.

  • Nursing students advocate for all marae to have AEDs

    Wintec nursing students are advocating for all marae to have an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) installed. Nesca Bowlin, Academic Staff Member at Wintec | Te Pūkenga Centre for Health and Social Practice had the privilege of travelling to Whakatane to visit our nursing students on the final week of their Rural Health Immersion Programme industry placements in February.

  • Tupu Te Ako - growing a culture of reciprocal learning

    Wintec | Te Pūkenga has recently unveiled Tupu Te Ako, a new teacher training initiative aimed at welcoming new kaiako to the organisation and promoting a culture of continuous improvement towards demonstrable Te Tiriti partnerships and equity for Māori learners.

  • Celebrating International Midwives Day

    It’s International Midwives Day on May 5 every year and this year we wanted to celebrate some of our amazing midwifery teaching staff. Read on below to learn about three incredible kaiako we have at Wintec and make sure to thank a midwife you know for all their hard work.

  • Wintec boosts census numbers for Stats NZ

    Wintec helped Stats NZ boost 2023 Census numbers through their student hubs. With more 2023 Census forms to be returned to Stats NZ, and factors such as recent extreme weather impacting participation, Waikato Area Manager for Stats NZ, Godfrey Bridger, reached out to Wintec to see if they could help by trialing an innovative new approach to increase census responses.

  • Hamilton Pride celebrated at Wintec

    As the LGBTTQIA+ community celebrates Hamilton Pride, Wintec | Te Pūkenga Āniwaniwa Alliance joined the festivities by hosting its own quiz night in support. This follows on from Wintec gaining the Rainbow Tick accreditation in last month.

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