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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:

Mon1JanNew Years Day
Tue2JanNew Years Holiday
Mon8JanCity and Rotokauri campuses open:
  • Student Enrolment and Information Centre
  • The Hubs and IT services
  • City Campus Library
  • Kidz@Wintec 
  • City Campus Health Services 
  • International Support Services
Sun21 Chinese New Year
Mon22JanTe Kete Manaaki services open
Mon29JanAuckland Anniversary Day (Wintec closed)
   Semester 1 begins
Tue6FebWaitangi Day (Wintec closed)
Wed7FebRotokauri Library opens
Thu8FebInternational Student Orientation, City Campus
Mon12FebWelcome Pōwhiri (City) 
Mon12FebRotokauri Health Services opens
Tue13FebWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
Fri23FebHamilton Gardens Art Festival  
Mon1AprEaster Monday (Wintec closed)
Tue2AprEaster holiday (Wintec closed)
Tue3AprWhakapiri Ako sessions being
Sun7AprHamilton Pride
Thu25AprAnzac Day
Sat27AprTainui Regional Kapa Haka, Claudlands GlowBox Arena 
Mon13MayHei Oranga Mōu sessions begin
Mon13-14MayGraduation
Thu16MayGlobal Accessibility Awareness Day
Fri17MayPink Shirt Day
Sun26MaySamoa Language Week begins
Tue28MayWhakapiri Ako sessions being
Wed29MaySamoa Language Week celebrations at our campus hubs
Mon3JunKing's Birthday (Wintec closed)
Wed12-15JunFieldays 
Fri28JunMatariki
   Semester 1 ends
   Semester 2 begins
Mon8JulHei Oranga Mōu sessions begin
Fri14JulMatariki
Mon22JulWelcome Pōwhiri (City)
Mon22JulWā Whakawhanaungatanga session
Tue13JulWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
Mon29JulCook Island Language Week begins 
Mon29JulWā Whakawhanaungatanga session
Mon29JulStudent Orientation Day, Rotokauri Campus
Wed31JulStudent Orientation Day, City Campus
Mon5AugWā Whakawhanaungatanga session
Mon12AugWā Whakawhanaungatanga session
Mon19AugTurangawaewae Koroneihana 
Sun25AugTe Rā Daffodil, Daffodil Day
Fri30AugWintec Open Day
Mon9SepHei Oranga Mōu sessions begin
Mon16-23SepTe Wiki o te Reo Māori, Māori Language Week
SatTBCSepStudent Ball
Mon23-29SepMental Health Awareness Week
Tue8OctFiji Language Week starts
Mon21OctHei Oranga Mōu sessions begin
Mon28OctLabour Day (Wintec closed)
Thu31OctHalloween
Fri1NovGumboot Friday
TBCTBCNovEnd-of-year BBQs
   Semester 2 ends
Mon23DecWintec Christmas Holidays begin (main campuses closed)
Wed25DecChristmas Day
Thu26DecBoxing Day

Other Wintec events

  • Rotokauri Campus Information Session

    Are you curious about Semester 2 learning opportunities? Join our Rotokauri Campus Information Session and discover how to get your study journey started in July 2024 or beyond.

  • Rā Whakamarama – Orientation

    Join us for Semester 2 2024 Rā Whakamarama, Orientation – this is an exciting experience not to be missed! This student event is a great way to get out, meet new friends, and have fun while experiencing different parts of Wintec.

  • Wāhine in Trades and Engineering

    Discover your future in trades and engineering! Join us for this exciting opportunity to hear from an inspiring group of wāhine excelling in different areas of trades and engineering and how you can discover career options in these fast-paced, fulfilling industries.

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