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Zac Saunders - Fonterra Proud to be a Chef Winner

Student Wins Fonterra Foodservices Proud to be a Chef Competition
WelTec Culinary student Zac Saunders has been recognised as one of the best trainee chefs in New Zealand.  more... 


WelTec & Wellington SPCA sign MoU

Relationship a Winner for Animals and Students
WelTec and Wellington SPCA have now signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide practical experience. more... 


Fronde Welcomes Infux of WelTec Cadetships

Fronde Welcomes Influx of Cadetships
This
year marks the largest intake of WelTec Bachelor of Information Technology students into Fronde’s Cadet Scheme. more...  


WelTec’s Investment Plan Draws a Significant TEC Funding Increase

Train Now Ahead of Trades Shortage 
''Experts all agree, there is going to be an immediate and significant call for trained staff to not only rebuild Christchurch with and estimated additional 30,000 trades workers. more... 


WelTec Sharing of Knowledge
''All great ideas begin on a rough piece of paper'', says Bachelor of Creative Technologies tutor, Darren Ward; no matter what your skill level, the old pencil to paper always works.  more...


WELTEC STUDENTS BUILD HOUSES FOR CHRISTCHURCH

WelTec Students Build Houses for Christchurch WelTec trades students have built the houses as part of their programme of study at WelTec. The students, most aged between 16 and 25, with the backing of the WelTec Council wanted to show their support for Christchurch by donating the houses to Mayor Bob Parker.  more...


WelTec Wins Coveted Nestlé Toque d'Or Award

WelTec Wins Coveted Nestlé Toque d'Or Award Three hospitality students emerged triumphant after beating off fierce competition from around the country to take out the top spot at the prestigious 21st Nestlé Toque d’Or competition.  more...


Young Maori Excel in Hutt Valley

Young Maori Excel in Hutt Valley.
A small yet very successful initiative called “The Tamaiti Whangai Academy” is achieving great results for young Maori in the Hutt Valley.  more..


WelTec’s Investment Plan Draws a Significant TEC Funding Increase

WelTec and Whitireia Announce Stratgic Partnership.
The proposal is a first for the tertiary education sector in NZ, and will benefit both students and industry.  more...


Artists Ben & Andre share highly prized Rita Angus Residency.
The 2011 Rita Angus Residency is shared by Ben Cauch and Andre Hemer. more...


Metro Group

Top Student Wins International City & Guilds Award
Talented WelTec hospitality student Josephine Rattle, has scooped a rare international excellence award from leading qualification provider City & Guilds.  more...


Metro Group

Six Metropolitan ITPs Get Behind Christchurch Six large urban Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics say they are ready and committed to helping Christchurch rebuild.  more...


Caroline Arapoff - WelTec Graduate

Employers Want WelTec Graduates
Wellington employers say they receive real value from employing WelTec graduates....
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NZDF

WelTec Receives National Employer Awards WelTec receives National Employer Awards for excellence in the Public Sector 2011.
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Youngsters fitter, faster and getting smarter When two young professional rugby players walked into his office last year Steve Symonds figured they were looking for career advice.
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Campus Changes Colours for Canterbury
WelTec staff dressed in red and black to show their support and joined together to raise $1512.70. more...


WelTec Scholarships Celebrate Success
On 25 February 2011, The Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) held its annual scholarship ceremony at Petone Campus.  43 scholarships were awarded. more...


Wellington Trades Academy Launches 14 February

WelTec opens its doors to first intake of young students joining Wellington’s Trades Academy  
WelTec Councillor Suzanne Snively welcomed 60 students and their families to WelTec for day one of the Wellington Trades Academy located at WelTec’s Petone campus.   more....


Summer of Tech

To Trade or Not to Trade, answer is – Wellington Summer of Tech
Summer of Tech is a great initiative with Grow Wellington and other sponsors offering a world-class internship programme helping innovative Wellington companies connect with students. more...


 Peter Bush, Celia Ward Brown and Ruth Pretty

WelTec awards honorary degrees to Ruth Pretty and Peter Bush
Renowned Wellington caterer, Ruth Pretty and legendary photographer Peter Bush are this year’s recipients of WelTec’s prestigious honorary degrees.  more....


 Mel Lind Hospitality Scholarship Winner

WelTec student awarded scholarship to further hospitality studies
WelTec student and Pukerua Bay resident, Mel Lind, has been awarded a Southern Hospitality Industry Award scholarship valued at $2000.  more....


 Brick and blocklaying - student work

WelTec developing more than trade skills
WelTec has been continuing their highly successful work at Rimutaka prison, with 13 students recently graduating from WelTec’s Certificate in Brick and Blocklaying.  more....


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