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    Social Work Allows Jason Walker to Make a Positive Change

    11 Nov 2015 - “I saw a lot of people struggling in life, through my schooling, through my family, and I wanted to advocate for them to have a better life,” says Jason Walker, on his inspiration to enrol upon Waiariki’s Bachelor of Social Work.

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    Alumni Speak On The Wai Ora-Waiariki Connection

    03 Nov 2015 - Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort is one of Rotorua’s elite tourist experiences and an avid employer of Waiariki graduates. In fact, with the retreat’s multi award-winning Mokoia Restaurant, it may surprise many to learn that the kitchen staff achieving this success are also Waiariki alumni. We speak to some of the alumni involved.

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    The Best Exam Tips On The Web

    02 Nov 2015 - Looking to relive a little exam stress? We've gathered the top tips and hints on how to get the best grades out of an exam situation possible, and posted them here to help you succeed!

  • Power Tool Virgin To House Builder, Carpentry Student, Korina Te Hou thumbnail image.

    Power Tool Virgin To House Builder, Carpentry Student, Korina Te Hou

    28 Oct 2015 - “When I first enrolled at Waiariki, I had never picked up a power tool.” says Certificate in Carpentry (Level Four) student, Korina Te Hou proudly. “Then my tutor said to me ‘Oh we start building the charity house February’, and I was like ‘Aye? Wow, cool!’

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    Waiariki Wins Contract to Offer New Early Childhood Qualifications Ahead of Universities

    19 Oct 2015 - 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.

  • It’s the ‘Life of Josutty’ for Waiariki's Delti Jeeson thumbnail image.

    It’s the ‘Life of Josutty’ for Waiariki's Delti Jeeson

    16 Oct 2015 - 'Life of Josutty' has been a massive success in Indian cinemas. One of the film’s stars and current Waiariki Graduate Diploma in Mentoring and Professional Leadership student, Delti Jeeson, feels her upcoming graduation will be her second ‘dream come true’ for 2015.

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    Former Royal Chef Inspires As Waiariki Tutor

    14 Oct 2015 - Chef Tutor, Peter Skelton is currently mastering a 100% pass rate for the students in his class. And why wouldn’t he? The passionate cook served for five years as a personal chef to the royal family.

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    An Open Letter From Professor Margaret Noble

    07 Oct 2015 - A direct letter from Professor Margaret Noble addressing concerns raised over the Waiariki Institute of Technology / Bay of Plenty Polytechnic merger proposal.

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    Waiariki Students and Tutor Honoured At REAP Awards

    02 Oct 2015 - Not only did Waiariki Culinary Arts tutor Prue Campbell win 'Outstanding Educator' at  the annual REAP Adult Learners Awards ceremony, a whole range of high-achieving local Waiariki students did too. Here are some of our proud award recipients, with their story.

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    Hairdressing Students Recognised With Adult Learner Awards

    30 Sep 2015 - At the recent Adult Learners Awards in Taupo, two of our local Waiariki Certificate in Hairdressing students proved a cut above the rest. We spoke with Nen and Summer Twentyman about their success and why a hairdressing career is exactly their colour.

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