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  • 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.

  • New Wintec student-assisted service helps community

    Te Kotahi Oranga | Health and Wellness Centre is a new ākonga-assisted health and well-being service with a focus on interprofessional care with all professions working together for the benefit of the client and the community.

  • Wintec researcher teaches the art of repair

    Rebekah Harman knows the true impact of fast fashion and since 2010 the Wintec | Te Pūkenga tutor, postgraduate supervisor and researcher has examined ways to reduce the environmental footprint of the fashion industry through many different projects. This April 15 she will be hosting a workshop, Mending 101, as part of Waikato Environment Centre Go Eco’s Derailing Consumerism public programme.

  • Wintec graduate "TikToks" all the right boxes

    Wintec | Te Pūkenga Bachelor of Communication graduate Jamie Batters finished her degree in 2022 and is already bringing social media knowledge and next generation insight into the workplace.

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