2020 Orientation Dates

Welcome! You are about to embark on your own unique study journey with us. It is an exciting time and our aim is to support you every step of the way – starting with a pōwhiri or mihi and Orientation.


Official welcomes

You are invited to attend a pōwhiri or mihi officially welcoming you to WelTec, Whitireia and Te Kāhui Auaha. This celebrates both the beginning of your relationship with us and the start of your study journey

Whitireia Bachelor of Nursing Māori students | Wednesday 5 February 2020

Takapūwāhia Marae | 23 Ngatitoa Street, Takapuwahia

Porirua | Monday 10 February 2020

10am Pōwhiri – Health and Social Services

Atrium | Porirua campus

Please assemble in the Gate 1 carpark by 9.45am

Māori Student Orientation

Petone: Fri 21 Feb 10am at Waiwhetu Marae, 21 Puketapu Grove, Waiwhetu 

Call into Te Whare Āwhina (28 Kensington Avenue, Petone Campus) for a coffee and chat anytime

Wellington | Monday 24 February 2020

9.30am Pōwhiri 1 – Performing Arts*

Level 1 | Te Auaha campus

Please assemble on Level 1 by 9.15am

*New Zealand Diploma in Performing Arts – Māori and Pacific Dance will attend the Porirua pōwhiri on Monday 2 March

This Pōwhiri is for the following programmes:

  • NZ Diploma in Dance L6 (Years 1 & 2)
  • NZ Diploma in Drama L6 (Years 1 & 2)
  • NZ Diploma in Music L5
  • NZ Diploma in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) L6 (Years 1 & 2)
  • Bachelor of Creativity Music (Years 2 & 3)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Performing Arts) (Year 3)

Petone | Wednesday 26 February 2020

8.00am Registration, International Office, T-Block Hub | Petone campus

21 Kensington Avenue, Petone, Lower Hutt 

Porirua | Thursday 27 February 2020

 

8.30am Registration Whitireia Reception (IEC) - Ground Floor | Porirua campus

3 Wi Neera Drive, Porirua

Petone | Monday 2 March 2020

9am Mihi – Petone programmes

T Block Hub | Petone campus

Please assemble in the Buick Street carpark by 8.45am

Wellington | Monday 2 March 2020

9.30am Pōwhiri 2 – #

Level 1 | Te Auaha campus

Please assemble on Level 1 by 9.15am

This Pōwhiri is for the following programmes:

  • NZ Certificate in Performing Arts L3                                                         
  • NZ Certificate in Music L4
  • NZ Certificate in DJ & Electronic Music L4
  • NZ Certificate in Creativity L4
  • NZ Diploma in Creativity L5 & L6
  • Bachelor of Creativity Digital Media L7
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (VAD) L7
  • Bachelor of Creative Technologies L7
  • Graduate Diploma in Creativity L7

Porirua | Monday 2 March 2020

11am Pōwhiri – Porirua programmes

Atrium | Porirua campus

Please assemble in the Gate 1 carpark by 10.45am

 

Wellington | Monday 2 March 2020

11am Pōwhiri 3 – #

Level 1 | Te Auaha campus

Please assemble on Level 1 by 10.45am

This Pōwhiri is for all Programmes based at WelTec School of Hospitality (52 Cuba Street, Wellington)

Wellington | Monday 2 March 2020

1pm Pōwhiri 4 – #

Level 1 | Te Auaha campus

Please assemble on Level 1 by 12.45pm

This Pōwhiri is for the following programmes:

  • Graduate Diploma in Publishing L7                                           
  • Bachelor of Creativity Writing L7              
  • NZ Diploma in Screen Production L5        
  • NZ Diploma in Radio Broadcasting L5      
  • NZ Certificate in Barber Skills L3
  • NZ Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) L3
  • NZ Certificate in Makeup & Skincare L3
  • NZ Certificate in Makeup Artistry L4
  • NZ Certificate in Beauty Therapy L4
  • Postgraduate IT programmes based at Te Auaha L8+
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship hui | Friday 6 March 2020

10am – Waiwhetu Marae | 21 Puketapu Grove, Waiwhetu 

 


  

Student expos

A showcase of internal and external support and services available to learners

Porirua | Monday 2 March 2020
12noon
Atrium | Porirua campus
Food and fun activities

Petone | Wednesday 4 March 2020
12noon
T Block Hub | Petone campus
Food and fun activities

Wellington | Thursday 5 March 2020
12noon
Level 1 | Te Auaha campus
Food and fun activities

 

Workshops

Hit the ground running by attending our Tri 1 workshops – get support in key areas learners find most challenging when they start or resume their study. Get the skills that set you up for study. 

Whether it is finding your way around, getting your devices connected to the Wi-Fi, getting study tips, make connections or just make some friends – we have the right workshops for you!

Topics, locations, dates and times are below.

Petone sessions are in Meeting Room 3 (Kauri), Learning Commons, Level 2, T Block, Petone campus (unless specified otherwise)
Porirua sessions are in A202, Upstairs, Te Kete Wānanga, Porirua campus (unless specified otherwise)
Te Auaha sessions are in Meeting Room 3.15 (Margaret Moth), Level 3, Te Auaha campus

There is no need to register – just drop in on the day. If you would like to register you can do so here.

Wayfinding

Find your way around campus, key sites on campus, how to find your timetable, classrooms – stick around for a campus tour

Petone: Mon 24 Feb 12noon

Porirua: Tue 25 Feb 12noon - Room A201

Te Auaha: Tue 25 Feb 12noon

Digital tools

Office 365, Wi-Fi, Moodle (our online learning platform), student log-in and passwords – enter our IT competition

Petone: Tue 25 Feb 1.30pm | Thur 5 Mar 3pm

Porirua: Mon 24 Feb 1.30pm - Room A108 | Tue 3 March 3pm

Te Auaha: Tue 25 Feb 1.30pm

Study success

Doing well while you study. Study plans, getting ready for study and an overview of upcoming study success (*) workshops

Petone: Tue 25 Feb 12noon | Tue 3 Mar 12noon

Porirua: Mon 24 Feb 12noon - Room A108 | Tue 3 Mar 12noon

Te Auaha: Mon 24 Feb 1:30pm | Tue 3 Mar 12noon

Connect + social

Meet people and makes some friends. Also includes events, sports, clubs and becoming a student rep or council member

Petone: Mon 24 Feb 1.30pm | Mon 9 Mar 3pm

Porirua: Tue 25 Feb 1.30pm | Tue 10 Mar 3pm

Te Auaha: Wed 26 Feb 1.30pm | Wed 11 Mar 3pm

Māori

Kōrero and whakawhanaungatanga for Māori students and staff

Petone: Fri 21 Feb 10am at Waiwhetu Marae, 21 Puketapu Grove, Waiwhetu

Porirua: (Bachelor of Nursing Māori students) Wed 5 Feb at Takapūwāhia Marae, 23 Ngatitoa Street, Takapuwahia

Pasifika

Meet and greet for Pasifika students and staff

Petone: Wed 11 Mar 10:15am - C Block foyer

Porirua: Thu 12 Mar 11:30am - Room TBC

Maori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship

Hui for students on a MPTT scholarship

Petone: Fri 6 Mar 10am at Waiwhetu Marae, 21 Puketapu Grove, Waiwhetu

Wellbeing

Being well while you study. Health, stress, mental wellbeing and resilience

Petone: Thur 27 Feb 12noon | Thur 12 Mar 12noon

Porirua: Thur 27 Feb 1:30pm - Room A201 | Thur 12 Mar 12noon

Te Auaha: Wed 26 Feb 12noon | Wed 11 Mar 12noon

Finances

StudyLink, budgets and asking for help

Petone: Wed 26 Feb 12noon 

Porirua: Thur 27 Feb 12noon 

Te Auaha: Mon 24 Feb 12noon

Rainbow meet + greet

Meet and greet for rainbow students, staff, allies and champions – join us for the Wellington International Pride Parade on Saturday 7 March

Petone: Wed 4 Mar 3pm | Wed 18 Mar 12noon

Porirua: Thur 5 Mar 3pm | Tue 17 Mar 12noon

Te Auaha: Tue 3 Mar | Mon 16 Mar 12noon

Science + maths *

Connect with student support specific to science and maths

Petone: Thu 5 Mar 12noon

Porirua: Wed 4 Mar 12noon - Room A201

Disability meet + greet *

Connect with student support specific to disability and specific learning disabilities

Petone: Thu 5 Mar 12.30pm

Porirua: Wed 4 Mar 12.30pm - Room A201

Library *

Introduction to Library services – making the most of our library resources and spaces

Petone: Mon 9 Mar 12noon | Wed 11 Mar 3pm

Porirua: Mon 9 Mar 12noon | Wed 11 Mar 3pm

Assignments *

Introduction to assignments and writing

Petone: Tue 10 Mar 3pm | Wed 11 Mar 12noon

Porirua: Mon 9 Mar 3pm | Wed 11 Mar 12noon

Te Auaha: Mon 9 Mar 3pm | Thu 12 Mar 12noon

Referencing *

Introduction to APA referencing

Petone: Tue 10 Mar 12noon | Thu 12 Mar 3pm

Porirua: Tue 10 Mar 12noon | Thu 12 Mar 3pm

Te Auaha: Mon 9 Mar 12noon | Tue 10 Mar 3pm

International

Connect with student support specific to International students

International Student Study Success in New Zealand
Petone: Wed 25 March 12noon
Porirua: Wed 18 Mar 3pm

International Student Introduction to Assignments
Petone: Wed 25 March 3pm
Porirua: Tues 24 Mar 12noon

Careers

Connect with our Careers Advisor and find out about the services they offer to maximise your employability

Petone: Mon 16 March 12noon
Porirua: Tues 17 Mar 12noon
Te Auaha: Wed 18 Mar 12noon

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