News and Events



Fri 05 Mar 2021

WITT Covid-19 Coronavirus update

An update on the Covid-19 situation and WITT's response.
Wed 24 Feb 2021

Graduation 2021 events a huge success

Hundreds of WITT students proudly marched the streets of New Plymouth's CBD on Friday afternoon in full academic regalia as they celebrated Graduation 2021.
Tue 23 Feb 2021

Olympic qualifier trains for Tokyo with WITT

Taranaki swimmer and Olympic qualifier Zac Reid has become a regular at WITT's gym this summer as he trains for Tokyo.
Mon 22 Feb 2021

Exercise career in focus for Hannah

For Hawera mum Hannah Baker, deciding to study again was a family affair. She and partner Kodie enrolled to study Exercise at WITT's South Taranaki campus together last July.
Wed 17 Feb 2021

Graduation events going ahead

Following the announcement that Taranaki will move back to Alert Level 1 tonight, WITT confirms the Maaori Pacific Celebration and Graduation will go ahead as planned this week.
Tue 16 Feb 2021

Tara awarded for Research Excellence

Nursing lecturer and active researcher Tara Malone gained special recognition at WITT's end of year celebration in December. She was one of three staff members to receive an award, taking home the Chief Executive's Award for Research Excellence.
Thu 04 Feb 2021

WITT and OPNZ working better, together

WITT and the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand are getting off on the right foot in 2021, with a number of collaborative projects underway set to benefit learners, staff and the economic development of the region.
Thu 04 Feb 2021

Study IT for free, thanks to Government fund

Information Technology will be available to study free this year at WITT, after the Government announced new target areas under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF).
Wed 03 Feb 2021

Grad bigger than ever

This year's Graduation event is set to be WITT's biggest ever, with over 400 graduating students and 1200 guests registered to attend.
Mon 01 Feb 2021

Kathy's award recognises lifelong learning

Librarian Kathy Manning gained special recognition for her hard work and dedication to WITT's purpose, to connect people to their future, at an end of year celebration in December.
Thu 21 Jan 2021

Check us out at Info Day

Thinking about a new career, a new direction, or some professional development? WITT's Info Day on Thursday 4 February from 3-6pm is your opportunity to get a first-hand look at what's on offer at Taranaki's largest tertiary provider.
Wed 20 Jan 2021

Hospitality - a viable career option

"Hospitality is a vibrant, viable career option, and despite the ups and downs of the past year I believe it's a career that will never let you down," WITT Hospitality Department Lead Angela Ferguson writes.