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Student calendar 

The student calendar includes important dates, events, public holidays, and Wintec holidays. Please note, that the Wintec dates are a general guide, and some programmes have differing holiday dates. Please check with your centre for the specifics of your semester dates and holidays.

Check out what is on:

January 2021
1JanTuesdayNew Years Day
2JanWednesdayNew Years Holiday

Wintec services open:

  • Student Enrolment and Information Centre
  • The Hub (City and Rotokauri)
  • Student Enrolment and Information Centre (Rotokauri)
  • Library (City)
  • Health Services (City)
  • IT Services
February 2021
   Semester 1 begins
1FebMondayAuckland Anniversary Day (Wintec closed)
6FebSaturdayWaitangi Day

Wintec services open:

  • Library (Rotokauri)
9FebTuesdayInternational Student Orientation (City)
12FebFridayWelcome Pōwhiri (Ōtorohanga)
  • Health Services open (Rotokauri)
16FebTuesdayWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
16FebTuesdayInternational Student Orientation (Rotokauri)
23FebTuesdayWelcome Pōwhiri (City)
20-28FebSaturdayHamilton Gardens Art Festival
22-25FebMondayStudent Orientation (City and Rotokauri)
March 2021
8MarMondayInternational Women's Day
16MarTuesdayTe Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa Marae Graduation
16-19MarTuesdayWintec Graduations
16-20MarTuesdayBalloons Over Waikato
26MarFridayOpen Day
April 2021
2AprFridayGood Friday (Wintec closed)
4AprSaturdayEaster Day
5AprMonday Easter Monday (Wintec closed)
6AprTuesdayEaster holiday (Wintec closed)
25AprSundayANZAC Day (Wintec closed)
May 2021
9-15MaySundayRotuman Language Week
20MayThursdayEid al—Fitr Celebration in City Campus Hub
June 2021
7JunMondayQueens Birthday (Wintec closed)
21 JunMondayMatariki celebrations begin

  Semester 1 ends
July 2021
   Semester 2 begins
11-17JulSundayKiribati Language Week
13JulTuesdayInternational Student Orientation (City)
14JulWednesdayInternational Student Orientation (Rotokauri)
16JulFridayMatariki celebrations end
20JulTuesdayWelcome Pōwhiri (City)
20JulTuesdayInternational Student Orientation (City)
21JulWednesdayInternational Student Orientation (Rotokauri)
27JulTuesdayWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
27JulTuesdayStudent Orientation (City)
28JulWednesdayStudent Orientation (Rotokauri)
August 2021
1-7AugSundayCook Islands Language Week
September 2021
5-11SepSundayTonga Language Week
20-26SepMondayMental Health Awareness Week
21SepTuesdayChinese Moon Festival
26-2SepSundayTuvalu Language Week
October 2021
3-9OctSundayFijian Language Week
17-23OctSundayNiue Language Week
24-30OctSundayTokelau Language Week
26OctMondayLabour Day (Wintec closed)
29OctFridayHalloween (City Hub)
November 2021
TBCNov End of year BBQ (Rotokauri Campus)
TBCNov End of year BBQ (City Campus)
   Semester 2 ends
December 2021
20DecMondayWintec Christmas holidays begin (Wintec closed)
25DecSaturdayChristmas Day
26DecSundayBoxing Day
27DecMondayChristmas Day observed
28DecTuesdayBoxing Day observed


Other Wintec events

  • Horahia Matariki 2021

    Horahia Matariki is our Wintec Matariki festival. Check out what we have planned and join in the celebrations.

  • Graduate and Postgraduate Information Session

    Are you thinking about graduate study options? Or perhaps you are looking to enhance your knowledge and skill-set through postgraduate study? Join us for an information session and find out how you can get started.