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News and Events 2012

Christchurch Employers Come to Town
A large group of employers from the Canterbury region are visiting Wellington tomorrow to recruit staff for the rebuild of Christchurch. 

Meet Employers

Meet Employers From Christchurch
An exciting event is happening this week at the WelTec Petone campus - here’s your chance to meet Christchurch-based employers, who will be looking for the skills you have to offer.   more...


Graduating WelTec Engineer Ruth Tautari– A Great Role Model

Graduating WelTec Engineer – A Great Role Model
Hard work and determination to succeed has meant a young Maori woman has unwittingly become a role model to other young women throughout New Zealand.  more...


Scott Campbell

Major gold medal triumph over temperature for WelTec Chef
A gold medal win at a major international cooking competition will open new doors for Wellington Institute of Technology tutor Scott Campbell.  more...


WelTec carpentry programme graduates gain job opportunities of a life-time
The young apprentice is one of five WelTec graduates taken on by building company David Hale Building Ltd in Wellington, who is currently building 20 three-storey townhouses in Mt Cook. The company plans to take on more WelTec graduates early in 2013. more...


Pasifika Trades Students Ready to Take New Carpentry Skills to Market
15 carpentry students of Pacific Island descent are today putting the finishing touches to a house they have been building all year as part of their study towards a Certificate in Carpentry at the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec). more...


Worldclass Education Skills available locally World Class Education Available Locally
The Prime Minister congratulated WelTec and Whitireia for investing in trades training in the region and for working together to offer world class education locally.  more...

Students step up for wow Students step up for WOW
A team of around 50 WelTec hair and makeup artistry students and staff are working behind the scenes in this year’s Brancott Estate WOW Awards Show.  more...

WelTec Wins National Cooking Competition Again
WelTec has emerged victorious for the second year running at the national Toque D’Or cooking competition.  more...

WelTec to Foster Industry Innovation
WelTec has announced its involvement in a national initiative that will benefit local industries and which aims to develop the export competitiveness of the country. more...

Wellington Regional Secondary School's Culinary Fare
Wellington High School students took out first place in the Wellington Regional Schools Culinary fare held at WelTec in Petone today. Ella Esau and Lara Daly were among 10 other students from secondary schools around the region taking part. more...

WelTec plays host to celebrity chef
WelTec students got the chance to assist British celebrity cook Alex Mackay this month when WelTec’s Church Street campus played host to the culinary demonstration. more...


'Chef for a Day' Cooking Competition Conquers Fish Fear in local teens
A WelTec judging pair have been carrying out Chef for a Day in various high schools for the last month and say that fuelling the enthusiasm of young chefs and encouraging a passion in a variety of foods are the things they like most about visiting schools. more...

Pathways to Engineering Open Day
This was a comment from just one of the more than 200 secondary school students, school career advisors and school heads of department attending WelTec’s School of Engineering Pathways to Engineering open day. more...

WelTec Warriors- A partnership in action
Wellington Rugby League welcomes the newly formed WelTec Warriors to the 2012, 19s grade competition. more...


WelTec Welcomes the Arrival of the 2012 Rita Angus Residence
WelTec hopes the three artists chosen for this year’s prestigious Rita Angus Residency will enrich both its programmes and the Wellington arts scene. more...
 


 Innovation - Mission Critical to New Zealand
“Innovation is the way we grow wealth”, says Phil O’Reilly, Chief Executive of Business New Zealand. Phil addressed 60 business leaders at a. more...

 WelTec’s Investment Plan Draws a Significant TEC Funding Increase

WelTec Students Excel in the Grow Wellington - Summer of Tech Initiative
When Jody Bullen of Yonix took on WelTec students Ian Somerville and Samuel Haktka as interns through the Summer of Tech scheme. more...


WelTec School of Hospitality on Track to Move into New Premises
The WelTec School of Hospitality is on track to move its premises into the new facility in the centre of Wellington in September 2012. more...


 

Wai Mihinui - Bachelor of Creative Technologies Graduate
WelTec held its biggest ever graduation ceremony this month at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington. more...


First Chair Appointed to New Joint Academic Board
Roger Sowry, Chair of the Council for the Wellington Institute of Technology and Whitireia Community Polytechnic, today announced the formation of a single, combined academic board for WelTec and Whitireia and the appointment of Dr Peter Coolbear as the inaugural chair. more...


Scholarship Success Celebrated in the Capital
Deidre Utupo, one of more than 50 recipients of scholarships presented at the Wellington Institute of Technology. more...


 

Trades Academy Launches for the Second Year
In WelTec Trades Academy’s first year a whopping 94 percent of the 77 students who signed on have gained NCEA level 2 passes. more...


Otaki Youth Study over Summer
A group of 20 strong young and enthusiastic students from the Kapiti Coast have left their surfboards and Playstations alone this summer break.  more...


Campion of the Capital Receives Medal

Champion of the Capital Receives Medal
Having just been made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of her work in the community and Wellington’s local government sector, Fran Wilde was presented the WelTec Medal at the Institute’s graduation. more...


WelTec Awards Honorary Degree to
Tim Harding

Tim Harding is this year’s recipient of WelTec’s prestigious honorary degree.  Tim was for six years the Chair of the New Zealand Drug Foundation and the inaugural chair of the Addiction Practitioners Association (DAPAANZ) for seven years. more...


WelTec Engineering Students Upgrade Interislander’s – Arahura Air Conditioning
If you’re crossing Cook Strait this summer, and if you’re lucky enough to be doing it on the Interislander ferry Arahura, you. more...


Andre Hemer achieves his goal through the Rita Angus Residency
During his sojourn as artist in residence at Rita Angus Cottage in Thorndon Andre Hemer has produced some remarkable works.  more... 



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