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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)
27JulTuesdayWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
27JulTuesdayStudent Orientation (City)
28JulWednesdayStudent Orientation (Rotokauri)
August 2021
1-7AugSundayCook Islands Language Week
9AugMondayHei Oranga Mōu begins
20AugFridayStudent Ball; An Evening in Paris
September 2021
3SepFridayHei Oranga Mōu ends
5-11SepSundayTonga Language Week
13-19SepMondayTe Wiki o te Reo Māori/Māori 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