Around 150 former NorthTec students will graduate formally on Friday, 5 March at the annual ceremony held at Forum North in Whangārei.
There will be one ceremony this year, getting under way at 10.30am, which will be followed by the traditional march through the CBD.
The march will leave the Rose Gardens in Water Street at 12pm and follow its traditional route along Vine Street, Quality Street, Cameron Street and Rust Avenue, finishing back at Forum North.
The graduating class of 2020 have all successfully completed diplomas, degrees or graduate diplomas. They will receive their formal awards in front of whānau, friends and invited guests.
The student valedictorian is Lynlee Bird, a Bachelor of Applied Social Work. Speeches will be given by Ripeka Evans, Chair of NorthTec, and the valedictorian.