News and Events



Wed 25 Nov 2020

Employment Essentials

International students who attended the Employment Essentials Lunch last week came away with plenty of job hunting advice and a free 'Taranaki Work-ready Toolkit'.
Tue 24 Nov 2020

'Hands-on Engineering degree' is here

Now you don't need to leave Taranaki to get a degree in Engineering, with WITT offering the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BEngTech) from 2021.
Mon 16 Nov 2020

Fantastic feedback for BN students

26 Bachelor of Nursing students have just completed their first year of study, finishing the year on a high by putting their learning into practice in rest homes across Taranaki.
Mon 16 Nov 2020

WITT Covid-19 Coronavirus update

An update on the Covid-19 situation and WITT's response.
Fri 13 Nov 2020

New Zealand Offshore Wind Forum

WITT's working with Venture Taranaki and Ara Ake to present the New Zealand Offshore Wind Forum this December.
Wed 11 Nov 2020

PM visits during student celebration

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was a special guest at the New Plymouth campus today, the first Prime Minister to visit WITT in the polytech's history.
Tue 10 Nov 2020

Sparking a passion for science with WhyOra

WITT's nursing staff and students participated in the WhyOra Puutaiao Expo held last week, supporting WhyOra's aim to inspire science as a passion for Taranaki's young people.
Tue 10 Nov 2020

Student leaders reflect on big year

WITT student leaders celebrated the end of a challenging but rewarding year at their final hui for 2020 last week.
Thu 05 Nov 2020

Prizegiving celebrates scientific young minds

Around 300 students and family members gathered last week to celebrate the WITT Taranaki Science and Technology Fair prizegiving.
Thu 29 Oct 2020

WITT draws students from around the world

Over 40 students from around the world joined WITT in October, ready to improve their English Language skills.
Wed 28 Oct 2020

Cousins find their future together

Cousins Dayna and Rawinia (Te Atiawa and Taranaki Iwi) study Maori Governance and Business together, and they've just been selected for scholarships to Te Hononga-a-Kiwa programme.
Wed 28 Oct 2020

Academy supporting next generation of athletes

Young athletes now have the opportunity to advance their high-level sports career while working towards a tertiary education, right here in Taranaki.