News and Events



Mon 03 May 2021

Number of students studying mental health course doubles in Taranaki

Taranaki mental health student Sacha Mills wants to be the change in her community.
Thu 29 Apr 2021

Olympic canoeist mentors Sports Academy athletes

New Zealand and Olympic slalom canoeist Luuka Jones is the ambassador and mentor for WITT Sports Academy students.
Thu 29 Apr 2021

Mark brings international art experience to Taranaki

The growth in WITT's art and design department was attractive to new tutor Mark Raymer, who has recently started as a tutor after relocating from Kansas, Texas.
Tue 27 Apr 2021

Covid lockdown moves Taranaki couple into new careers

A South Taranaki couple used the Covid lockdown as a chance to take stock of their lives, and now, one year on, they are launching a business.
Thu 22 Apr 2021

Young professionals cook up a storm

More than 30 budding cooks joined our very own Chef Angela Ferguson in our kitchens this week for a special event with Taranaki Young Professionals.
Thu 22 Apr 2021

Science Fair projects underway

Local year 7 to 13 students are gearing up for this year's WITT Science and Technology Fair to be held in August.
Wed 14 Apr 2021

Maaori nurses serving the Maaori community

New nurse Kayla Hemara-Wahanui believes having Maaori work in a Maaori organisation is a given. The WITT graduate is one of 42 nurses who walked straight into employment after completing the three-year bachelor's degree at the end of last year.
Mon 12 Apr 2021

Sports Academy athlete finds balance at WITT

WITT Sports Academy athlete Kane de Vries credits his twin brother for his athletics start. At the age of 10, de Vries was dragged along to the Haawera Athletics Club and now at 18, he hasn't looked back.
Thu 08 Apr 2021

Kaiaawhina add to experience for new students

Bright teal green t-shirts and friendly smiles made the Kaiaawhina team pretty hard to miss around campus during the first few weeks of term.
Thu 08 Apr 2021

Teaching Mental Health: Q&A with Kathy Shaw

Kathy Shaw is social work practitioner and educator who recently returned to teaching at WITT after some time spent living and working in Australia.
Thu 08 Apr 2021

WITT Top Shop is back for 2021

Covid-19 put a stop to WITT Top Shop last year but the Taranaki Chamber of Commerce has announced the return of Taranaki's premier Customer Service Excellence competition.
Wed 31 Mar 2021

WITT partners with Taranaki Rugby

WITT has partnered with Taranaki Rugby, in a move that will support a number of players to pursue their sporting career while also prioritising their education.