News and Events



Thu 22 Jul 2021

O-Week kicks off on Monday

Around 500 new akonga (learners) will join Te Kura Matatini o Taranaki/WITT next week, as the second trimester begins and O-Week activities get underway.
Thu 22 Jul 2021

You're never too old to start

Degree student, international student, part-time project manager, full-time mum and all-round achiever Alison Isaac is about to complete a three year journey at WITT that gives her much to be proud of.
Wed 21 Jul 2021

Developing WITT's cultural capability

Te Kura Matatini o Taranaki (WITT) has launched a Maaori cultural capability programme for staff, designed to develop awareness and maaramatanga (understanding) of Te Ao Maaori
Mon 12 Jul 2021

WITT ambassador Luuka preps for Tokyo

Canoe slalom athlete and WITT Sports Academy ambassador Luuka Jones is in Japan, preparing to compete in her fourth Olympic Games in Tokyo. We'll be following Luuka's journey closely and cheering loudly along the way!
Thu 08 Jul 2021

Jullianne keen to help LGBT+ community

Helping the LGBT+ community is high up on the priority list for scholarship nursing student Jullianne Gooch.
Wed 07 Jul 2021

Exercise physiologist adds to the team

Exercise physiologist Toby Platt has joined the team, tasked with heading up the WITT Sport Performance Centre and teaching the New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 5).
Tue 06 Jul 2021

The WITT Student App is here

WITT launched a brand new mobile app today, designed to make student life easier.
Tue 29 Jun 2021

Options a plenty for Taranaki high school students

Changing a car battery, putting up an electric fence and lifting weights at the gym. They were just some activities over 250 students experienced during WITT's High School Open Day on Friday.
Fri 18 Jun 2021

Korero about the future of vocational learning in Taranaki

Te Pukenga leaders are visiting Western Institute of Technology in New Plymouth today, talking with our people from the network and learners about the future of vocational learning and the work underway to build it.
Thu 17 Jun 2021

School leaver scholarships open

Applications are now open for School Leaver Scholarships, which cover a year's tuition fees on any undergraduate degree starting in March 2022 at WITT.
Tue 15 Jun 2021

Stratford business named Taranaki's top shop for 2021

A Stratford hardware store has been named Taranaki's best shop for 2021 at the Witt Top Shop Gala Awards on Saturday.
Mon 14 Jun 2021

Students connect at National Maori Student Nurses Hui

Thirteen WITT nursing students attended the annual National Maori Student Nurses Hui recently to korero with peers from across the motu and explore the kaupapa: 'Adorning my Cloak as a Sheltered Haven for me'.