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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:

Sun1JanNew Years Day
Mon2JanNew Years Holiday
Tue3JanNew Years Holiday Observed
Mon9JanCity and Rotokauri campuses open:
  • Student Enrolment and Information Centre
  • The Hubs and IT services
  • Library
  • Kidz@Wintec 
  • Health Services (City)
Wed18 JanTe Kete Manaaki services open
Mon30JanAuckland Anniversary Day (Wintec closed)
   Semester 1 begins
Mon6FebWaitangi Day (Wintec closed)
Tue7FebWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
Tue7-28FebWā Whakawhanaungatanga begins (Rotokauri every Tuesday)
Wed8-22FebWā Whakawhanaungatanga begins (City every Wednesday)
Mon13FebWelcome Pōwhiri (City) 
Mon13FebRotokauri Health Clinic opens
Wed15FebInternational Student Orientation, City Campus
Sat25FebHamilton Gardens Art Festival  
Tue28FebStudent Orientation (O Week) Rotokauri Campus
Tue28FebHei Oranga Mōu (Rotokauri Campus)
Fri7AprGood Friday (Wintec closed)
Mon10AprEaster Monday (Wintec closed)
Tue11AprEaster holiday (Wintec closed)
Thu13AprWhakapiri Ako (City Campus)
Thu20AprWhakapiri Ako (City Campus)
Tue25AprAnzac Day
Mon5JunKing's Birthday (Wintec closed)
   Semester 1 ends
   Semester 2 begins
Mon17JulWelcome Pōwhiri (City)
Tue18JulWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
TBCTBCAugStudent Orientation Day, City Campus
TBCTBCAugStudent Orientation Day, Rotokauri Campus
Mon11SepTe Wiki o te Reo Māori/Māori Language Week
TBCTBCSepStudent Ball
Mon26SepMental Health Awareness Week
Mon23OctLabour Day (Wintec closed)
TBCTBCNovEnd-of-year BBQs
   Semester 2 ends
Mon15DecWintec Christmas Holidays begin (campuses closed)
Mon25DecChristmas Day
Tue26DecBoxing Day

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