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NorthTec involvement prevalent in Whangarei’s new Hihiaua Cultural Centre

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on NorthTec involvement prevalent in Whangarei’s new Hihiaua Cultural Centre

Source: NorthTec The opening of Whangārei’s Hihiaua Cultural Centre is a significant milestone for Māori Arts in Te Tai Tokerau. To spearhead the opening, an inaugural exhibition – Terenga Mai – is on display until September 2, showcasing Māori arts in all its different forms, both traditional and contemporary. The exhibition features a number of […]

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Strong NorthTec representation at nursing student hui

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Strong NorthTec representation at nursing student hui

Source: NorthTec The 15 NorthTec Māori nursing students attending this year’s Hui-a-Tau (annual conference) in Whakatane were the largest representation from NorthTec to attend the event yet. NorthTec nursing lecturer, Pipi Barton, accompanied the group in a kaitiaki role, and said the greater student number this year was made possible by more funding. “We had […]

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International Rally brings a rare opportunity for NorthTec students

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on International Rally brings a rare opportunity for NorthTec students

Source: NorthTec The second round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) was held in Whangarei over 3-5th of May, and brought with it a rare opportunity for NorthTec’s Automotive Engineering students. A total of 72 drivers from New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Japan and China took part to contend for the international title of […]

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Forestry pilot programme launched in Far North

By   /  April 30, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Forestry pilot programme launched in Far North

Source: NorthTec Inmates at the Northern Region Corrections Facility in Ngawha are the first in New Zealand to learn forestry skills through a work to release pilot, as part of the One Billion Trees Programme. The pilot was jointly developed by Te Uru Rākau and the Department of Corrections, and will be delivered by NorthTec […]

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Exhibition redefines the humble banana box

By   /  March 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Exhibition redefines the humble banana box

Source: NorthTec The banana box, that ever-present packaging material, mandatory when packing up a life, shifting house and moving on, provides the framework for the Shutter Room’s next exhibition, Reconfiguring, an installation by Sarah Kippenberger and Chris Schreuder, both graduates of NorthTec’s Applied Arts degree programme. By filling the gallery with banana boxes the artists […]

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Proud graduates celebrate their achievements

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Proud graduates celebrate their achievements

Source: NorthTec More than 200 NorthTec graduates walked proudly across the Forum North stage at this year’s annual graduation held in Whangārei. All had gained diplomas, graduate diplomas or degrees in a wide variety of programmes, and were joined by whānau, friends, NorthTec staff, members of the NorthTec Council and special guests to celebrate their […]

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Nursing events prove popular at NorthTec

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nursing events prove popular at NorthTec

Source: NorthTec Two annual NorthTec events which impact nursing sector professionals throughout Northland have proved especially popular this year. The NorthTec Nursing Showcase, held recently at the Raumanga campus lecture theatre, was particularly successful both in turnout and in feedback.  Dr Bev MacKay, NorthTec’s Nursing Pathway Manager, was one of the organisers and said the […]

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‘Sticky pulled wild pork hawker rolls’ latest field days treat

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on ‘Sticky pulled wild pork hawker rolls’ latest field days treat

Source: NorthTec Fun food, fancy name – but a serious message. That’s the idea behind the ‘sticky pulled wild pork hawker roll’ – this year’s wild food treat to be given away by the Northland Regional Council (NRC) to attract visitors to its marquee at the upcoming February 28-March 02 Northland Field Days. A joint […]

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NorthTec graduands gear up for special day

By   /  February 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on NorthTec graduands gear up for special day

Source: NorthTec NorthTec graduates will fill Whangarei’s CBD when they march through the town to celebrate their graduation at this year’s event on Friday, 1 March. The graduating class of 2018 have all successfully completed diplomas, degrees or graduate diplomas. There will be two ceremonies at Forum North, at 10am and 2pm. At the morning […]

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New forestry programme is aimed at women

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New forestry programme is aimed at women

Source: NorthTec A new NorthTec forestry training programme set up especially for women is set to begin next month. Phil Nikora, from NorthTec’s forestry team, says the programme called Mana Wahine will be run through NorthTec in partnership with Te Matarau and a forestry company, and it combines forestry and health and safety training. He […]

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Horticulture programmes now fees-free at NorthTec

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Horticulture programmes now fees-free at NorthTec

Source: NorthTec All horticulture programmes will be fees-free at NorthTec as part of a 2019 pilot, targeted to boost the number of trained workers entering the sector. NorthTec delivers a range of primary industry skills, horticulture and sustainable primary production programmes across the region, all aimed at preparing students for work in the industry. Horticulture, […]

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Another chance to enrol at NorthTec

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Another chance to enrol at NorthTec

Source: NorthTec NorthTec is holding a second open day for people who are planning to study at tertiary level this year, to follow the release of NCEA results next week. The event will be held on Thursday, 17 January, from 11am to 2pm, outside the Interactive Learning Centre (ILC) near Gate 1 in Raumanga Valley […]

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Writing graduates embrace self-publishing

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Writing graduates embrace self-publishing

Source: NorthTec NorthTec applied writing graduates are taking control of their works and joining the increasing number of authors who self-publish. Full-time writer Kathy Servian completed the Diploma in Advanced Applied Writing (Level 7) in 2017. She published her first novel while studying, and has gone on to publish three further works, with another in […]

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NorthTec wedding is a match made in hospitality

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on NorthTec wedding is a match made in hospitality

Source: NorthTec NorthTec’s Apprentice Restaurant recently hosted the wedding of two of the institute’s own hospitality graduates. Alex Holt and Claire Zhang, who is from China, met as classmates studying cookery. Both graduated with a Diploma in Cookery at the end of last year, and they chose NorthTec for their wedding venue. They have also […]

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Awards for conservation graduates

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Awards for conservation graduates

Source: NorthTec Two graduates from NorthTec’s conservation programme were given awards at this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. Samara Nicholas received the New Zealand Order of Merit for Services to Marine Conservation and Education, while Lyn Wade was awarded the Queen’s Service Medal for Services to Conservation. Both received their awards at Government House in Wellington […]

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Mother and daughter finish nursing degree together

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Mother and daughter finish nursing degree together

Source: NorthTec A mother and daughter were among the latest group of nursing students to be farewelled from NorthTec, at an emotional ceremony yesterday. Debbie and Michelle Mason, from Dargaville, were watched proudly by family members as they paid tribute to those who had supported them throughout their studies. Mum Debbie is a former midwife […]

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Resignation of NorthTec Chief Executive

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Resignation of NorthTec Chief Executive

Source: NorthTec NorthTec’s Chief Executive, Dr Mark Ewen, has announced his resignation as he and his family are moving offshore. He will be leaving the organisation at the end of this year. NorthTec Council Chair, Wayne Jackson, will take on the role of Interim Chief Executive, and the current Deputy Council Chair, Jane Hindle, will […]

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Open day at NorthTec

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Open day at NorthTec

Source: NorthTec Anyone interested in studying at NorthTec in 2019 is invited to come along to an open day next week. The event will be held on Friday, 23 November, from 3pm to 5pm, at the Interactive Learning Centre (ILC) near Gate 1 in Raumanga Valley Road. Staff including tutors from the various subject areas […]

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Hairdressing graduate heads off for cruise job

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Hairdressing graduate heads off for cruise job

Source: NorthTec A NorthTec hairdressing graduate is heading overseas for the opportunity of a lifetime, working on a top cruise liner. Elamein Poutai, from Whangarei, will soon be flown to London for training, and then on to Miami, where the ship is based. From there, she will spend the next nine months cruising around the […]

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Nursing students reunite after 30 years

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nursing students reunite after 30 years

Source: NorthTec NorthTec graduates from the School of Nursing enjoyed a special reunion to celebrate 30 years since completing their studies. Twenty members of the Bachelor of Nursing class of 1988 got together at the Raumanga site to catch up with a welcome on Te Puna o Te Mātauranga marae and a campus tour, followed […]

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