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Total number of items in the news archive: 168
02-Dec-2015 - Waiariki Farewells Liz Fitchett After 39 Years
"My relationships with students and staff have been an absolute joy," says Liz Fitchett, looking back on her 39 years of service to Waiariki....
Waiariki Farewells Liz Fitchett After 39 Years View full story
Heremia White, a Rotorua Lakes High School student, recently was awarded the Waiariki Scholarship for School Leavers 2015 in order to study the Bachelor of Computing, Communications and Technology....
School Leavers Scholarship Starts New Era For Heremia White View full story
We are excited to announce that Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (BOPP) and Waiariki Institute of Technology (Waiariki) will merge, jointly creating a combined institution that will better meet the needs...
New Tertiary Institution Approved for Bay of Plenty Region View full story
13-Nov-2015 - International Graduation BBQ Tastes Of Success
We spoke to four Graduate Diploma in Health Studies students who attended this week's international graduation BBQ, to get their thoughts on life with Waiariki....
International Graduation BBQ Tastes Of Success View full story
30-Nov-2015 - 2015 Waiariki Charity House Sells After Record Interest
The rain didn't keep the bids away yesterday - although it tried as the 2015 Waiariki Charity House went up for auction....
2015 Waiariki Charity House Sells After Record Interest View full story
07-Oct-2015 - An Open Letter From Professor Margaret Noble
A direct letter from Professor Margaret Noble addressing concerns raised over the Waiariki Institute of Technology / Bay of Plenty Polytechnic merger proposal....
An Open Letter From Professor Margaret Noble View full story
19-Oct-2015 - Waiariki Wins Contract to Offer New Early Childhood Qualifications Ahead of Universities
Waiariki has been awarded two of three Ministry of Education contracts to develop postgraduate teaching qualifications aimed at raising the quality of teachers in the Early Childhood Education (ECE) industry....
Waiariki Wins Contract to Offer New Early Childhood Qualifications Ahead of Universities View full story
Fifty talented opera singers from around the world will come together next month to compete for the title of one of Australasia’s most prestigious singing competitions, with Waiariki as a...
Fifty rising opera hopefuls to compete for New Zealand Aria title View full story
21-Sep-2015 - Better Educational Results for More People
Answering your questions about the proposal for a new tertiary education institution....
Better Educational Results for More People View full story
Waiariki Institute of Technology has announced it has entered into the planning and design for a new $12M building to support the delivery of tourism and hospitality programmes in Rotorua....
Waiariki announces new $12M Tourism and Hospitality Centre View full story
07-Aug-2015 - Whakatane Students Win At Hairdressing Dolly Comps
Yesterday at Mokoia Campus, the annual hairdressing dolly competitions took place, with students from Rotorua, Whakatane and Taupo competing....
Whakatane Students Win At Hairdressing Dolly Comps View full story
13-Aug-2015 - Rosemary Johnson Memorial Scholarship Unveiled
This week, Waiariki Institute of Technology unveiled a new scholarship exclusively for high school students, designed to continue the legacy left behind by one of their most dedicated staff members,...
Rosemary Johnson Memorial Scholarship Unveiled View full story
15-Jul-2015 - Greater Opportunities for Bay Region
Waiariki Institute of Technology (Waiariki) and Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (BoPP) and are on track to combine to form a new institution, in order to deliver greater education opportunities for...
Greater Opportunities for Bay Region View full story
12-Jun-2015 - Waiariki Opens Record Number of Scholarships for 2016
Applications are open for the 2016 Waiariki Scholarships for School Leavers. With subject areas including social work, creative technologies, tourism, forest management and more, the 2016 line-up offers a wider...
Waiariki Opens Record Number of Scholarships for 2016 View full story
Today marked the opening of a new public fitness trail just 1km from Waiariki’s Mokoia Campus. Backed onto the Waipa end of the Whakawerewera forest, the exercise circuit was designed...
Student Built Fitness Course Opens To The Public At Waipa View full story
17-Jun-2015 - Waiariki Charity House Gives $13,800 to Local Causes
This week at the Institute’s Mokoia Campus, the proceeds from the auction of the 2014 Waiariki Charity House - totalling $13,800 - were passed out to eight of Rotorua’s leading...
Waiariki Charity House Gives $13,800 to Local Causes View full story
Waiariki would like to congratulate local architect Darryl Church, whose design for our recently opened Health & Science Centre, won the 'Commercial Interior Design Award' at Saturday's ADNZ/ Resene Architectural...
Waiariki Health And Science Centre Wins Architectural Design Award View full story
Waiariki's Paramdip Singh has won the Beca Export Achievement Award at the annual Bay of Plenty ExportNZ awards....
Waiariki's Paramdip Singh Wins At Bay of Plenty Export Awards View full story
A dedicated group of forestry students have taken to visiting Waitetoko and Nukuhau Marae as part of their training, clearing timber and sawing it into firewood, ready to get the...
Waiariki Forestry Students Help Elderly Fight The Cold In Taupo View full story
12-May-2015 - Record Sized Group Hug Marks International Nurses Day
For International Nurses Day, we asked our Bachelor of Nursing students to create 'The biggest group hug in the history of nursing!'...
Record Sized Group Hug Marks International Nurses Day View full story
20-May-2015 - Beijing Delegates Strengthen Relationship With Waiariki
Recently delegates from the Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication visited Mokoia Campus to widen qualification pathways between the two institutes....
Beijing Delegates Strengthen Relationship With Waiariki View full story
21-May-2015 - Further F.A.Q's On The Waiariki Institute of Technology / Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Collaboration
FAQs following receipt of feedback on proposed greater collaboration between Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Waiariki Institute of Technology....
Further F.A.Q's On The Waiariki Institute of Technology / Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Collaboration View full story
A tertiary campus in the centre of Tauranga is a step closer following the approval of a Heads of Agreement document....
Tauranga CBD campus a step closer with signing of Heads of Agreement View full story
Waiariki Institute of Technology has unveiled a new scholarship prize exclusively for the Rotorua Hospitality Awards, set to take one of the winner’s skills and talent even further....
Waiariki Unveils Exclusive Rotorua Hospitality Awards Scholarship View full story
23-Apr-2015 - Waiariki Charity House 2015 Officially Launched
This week at Waiariki saw the official launch of the Waiariki Charity House 2015....
Waiariki Charity House 2015 Officially Launched View full story
Today sees the official opening of the expanded Tokoroa Trade Training Centre at Waiariki's Braeside Avenue campus. With a total cost of $132,000, the refitted workshop looks to encourage trades...
Tokoroa Trade Training Centre Expansion Invests In Local Industry View full story
Graduation week at Waiariki is coming to a close, and there can be no doubt, it has been an unrivalled success!...
Week Of Waiariki Graduation Ceremonies A Complete Success View full story
16-Mar-2015 - Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Waiariki Institute of Technology explore further collaboration
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Waiariki Institute of Technology are exploring options for further collaboration to increase tertiary education and training opportunities for people in the wider Bay of Plenty...
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Waiariki Institute of Technology explore further collaboration View full story
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