Whitireia New Zealand

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Whitireia New Zealand
Te Kura Matatini o Whitireia
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Motto Living Learning Sharing
Established 1986 (as Parumoana Community College)
Academic staff 332 FTE 2005
Students 4178 EFTS 2007[1]
Location Porirua, New Zealand
Affiliations Public NZ TEI, WRPF
Website www.whitireia.ac.nz
Te Kete Wānanga, Porirua Campus

Whitireia New Zealand, previously called Whitireia Community Polytechnic (Māori: Te Kura Matatini o Whitireia) is a crown owned tertiary education institute in New Zealand.

History[edit]

Whitireia was founded in 1986 in Porirua and was originally named Parumoana Community College. It was renamed Whitireia Community Polytechnic in 1989 and Whitireia New Zealand in 2010.

Campuses[edit]

Whitireia operates a number of campuses located in the North Island of New Zealand, with all but one being in the Wellington Region.

Campus locations:

Faculties[edit]

Whitireia has six faculties:[2]

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Business
  • Faculty of Health
  • Faculty of Service Industries
  • Faculty of Trades
  • Te Wānanga Māori

Programmes[edit]

Programmes are offered in the following subject areas:[3]

  • Automotive
  • Beauty
  • Business
  • Carpentry
  • Cosmetic Services
  • Creative Writing
  • Electrical
  • English Language
  • Floristry
  • Foundation Education
  • Hairdressing
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality
  • Information Technology
  • Journalism
  • Legal
  • Management
  • Media Broadcasting
  • Multimedia
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Office Administration and Computing
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Paramedic
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography
  • Plumbing
  • Postgraduate Nursing
  • Professional Cookery
  • Publishing
  • Retail
  • Road Transport
  • Social and Community Work
  • Teacher Education
  • Te Reo Maori
  • Tourism
  • Trade Skills
  • Visual Arts
  • Waka Ama
  • Weaving

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