NorthTec to become part of Te Pūkenga
NorthTec will become part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, on 1 October 2022.
Tutukaka local publishes new novel
NorthTec graduate and Tutukaka-based author Lauren Roche is publishing her newest book ‘Mila and the Bone Man’, a coming-of-age story based in Waipoua that is aimed at an adult audience.
NorthTec’s Holds Opening for Kaitaia Clinical Nursing Skills Room
NorthTec Kaitaia held an opening ceremony for the new Clinical Nursing Skills room at their Redan Road campus on Monday 8th August.
NorthTec’s Community Cooking Initiative a Success
NorthTec’s hospitality tutor Sean Lynch has teamed up with local community providers and residents to cook a store of ready-made meals by the community for the community.
NorthTec Hui helps students start off strong
Last month NorthTec held a Pre-Start Whānaungatanga Hui, welcoming first time Māori, Pacific, and Disabled learners to campus and connecting them to Te Ara Poutama (Student Support Services) team and all student services available prior to starting study.
Double celebration for NorthTec graduates
NorthTec is inviting the Whangārei community to join the celebrations when the Classes of 2020 and 2021 are finally able to formally graduate this month.
NorthTec and TKEMKT launch Kaikohe horticulture course
NorthTec and Te Kotahitanga e Mahi Kaha Trust (TKEMKT) are launching a horticulture course based at Te Kona, Kaikohe, with its inaugural semester start in June 2022.
Helping Hand for Homeless Patient
NorthTec Kerikeri is honoured to have been given the chance to partner with Northland District Health Board (NDHB) to create a tiny home for a patient in need. The build provides a valuable learning experience for NorthTec students and safe, warm housing for the patient.
NorthTec and Ministry of Health Partnership tackles mental health
Tai Tokerau tertiary education provider NorthTec are working with support from the Ministry of Health to roll out a Kaupapa Māori wellbeing programme called Kahikatea which is underpinned by the principles of Sir Mason Durie’s Te Whare Tapa Whā model.
Fallow Ground Project gets a helping hand
NorthTec’s horticulture and cookery pathways have teamed up with Otago Polytechnic postgraduate student Tobias Wilkinson to help bring his thesis project, Fallow Ground, to fruition. Tobias is undertaking his Master of Design Enterprise via online study, focusing on sustainable growth and industry development.
Hospitality partnership is set to bloom
A partnership between NorthTec and the Restaurant Association is set to increase the number of skilled staff working for the region’s hospitality businesses as the industry recovers from the impact of Covid-19.
Exploring History Through Fiction
Recent NorthTec graduate David Farrell will celebrate the long-awaited publishing of his historical fiction novel ‘The Chameleon’ on the 24th of June 2022, coinciding with Matariki Day.
NorthTec pauses required vaccination policy
NorthTec has paused its required Covid-19 vaccination policy from this week, enabling unvaccinated visitors to return to its campuses and learning centres.
A Kiwi’s Ode to Africa
Nikki Lockwood, a recent graduate of NorthTec Tai Tokerau Wānanga has just published her second book, a creative non-fiction called ‘I Heart Africa Project.’ The book challenges preconceived ideas in society and hopes to place the kiwi author on the international stage.
New look for NorthTec with co-branding
NorthTec will have a new look from today as it starts co-branding with Te Pūkenga – the national organisation responsible for delivering vocational education and training across Aotearoa New Zealand.
NorthTec and Northland FC announce new partnership
NorthTec is delighted it announce its new partnership with Northland Football Club (Northland FC). The partnership is launching for 2022 and hopes to continue in future years for a mutually beneficial relationship.
NorthTec goes electric
NorthTec has received two of its three new leased Battery Electric Vehicle’s (BEVs) which will join its fleet of cars as part of a replacement programme this year. Electric vehicle charging stations have also been installed at the Dyer Street and Raumanga Campuses in Whangārei.
NorthTec – Tai Tokerau Wānanga and Ngāti Rēhia sign up to enhanced partnership
NorthTec – Tai Tokerau Wānanga and Ngāti Rēhia took a step forward in their partnership with the signing of a new agreement last week at Te Puna o Te Mātauranga Marae, Raumanga.
NorthTec embraces an online Pōwhiri for Semester One
As Covid continues to disrupt everyday life, Te Tai Tokerau Wānanga NorthTec has embraced digital technology and filmed an online Pōwhiri to take the place of the in-person event, which is unable to go ahead at the current Red Alert Level.
NorthTec plays host to online Iwi Chairs Forum
"We were really happy to be able to step up and help out with this event."
Find Careers and Employment Opportunities
We would like to extend the invitation to view our newly launched NorthTec Careers and Employment Directory.
Whangārei local braves opening new bar
Whangārei local, Sam Tarrant, braves Covid-19, Alert Level Red restrictions and a hospitality slump as he prepares to open up his new Bar and Eatery ‘AstroBoy’. However, Tarrant is in a positive space as he prepares to open his new venture in Whangārei’s City Centre.
Māori Enterprise courses flip learning on its head
NorthTec’s Māori Enterprise papers, which launched in 2021, enter their second year on offer at the Tai Tokerau based polytechnic and are changing the way students learn with a manaakitanga approach to learning.
International students given chance to learn to swim
This summer Study Northland and NorthTec’s international department collaborated to provide eight international students with four free swimming lessons at the Whangarei Aquatic Centre with the SwimMagic Swim School.