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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)
Fri14AprYou and Me Together Fono
Sun16-29AprHamilton Pride
Wed19AprĀniwaniwa Alliance Rainbow Quiz Night
Thu20AprWhakapiri Ako (City Campus)
Tue25AprAnzac Day
Mon5JunKing's Birthday (Wintec closed)
   Semester 1 ends
   Semester 2 begins
Mon17JulWelcome Pōwhiri (City)
Tue18JulWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
Tue1AugStudent Orientation Day, Rotokauri Campus
Wed2AugStudent Orientation Day, City Campus
Fri1SepOpen Day
Mon11SepTe Wiki o te Reo Māori/Māori Language Week
Sat16SepStudent Ball - cancelled
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

Other Wintec events

  • Career Guidance Workshop

    Our Career Guidance Workshop can help you plan your current or future career journey. At this whānau-friendly event, our team will guide you to discover potential career options for your future.

  • Wintec | Te Pūkenga Information Session

    Are you considering study options for 2024 or beyond? Join this campus-combined information session and find out how you can get started. This whānau-friendly event is a great opportunity to explore your career interests, pathway and study options and learn more about what we can offer you.

  • Career Choices Day

    Explore your interests, gain career advice and get help choosing the right programme for you at Career Choices Day. This event is a great opportunity to receive career guidance and learn about pathway options.

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