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Unitec’s Environmental Solutions Research Centre collaborates with industry for the first Plastics Innovation Fund Project

Unitec’s Environmental Solutions Research Centre is working with Aliaxis New Zealand companies, Marley and RX Plastics, and Waste Management New Zealand (WMNZ) to amplify the message of recycling throughout the...


Unitec welcomed a host of budding environmental scientists, builders, architects, nurses, robotics engineers, designers and more to its campuses for the annual Unitec Open Day on Saturday.

Unitec prepare to become part of Te Pūkenga

Release Date: 2 September 2022 Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka (Unitec) looks forward to exploring opportunities and enhancing the experience of our ākonga as it prepares to join Te Pūkenga -...

Te Pūkenga and AWS help Māori and Pasifika learners land tech roles at New Zealand organisations

On 25 August 2022 Te Pūkenga and Amazon Web Services (AWS) celebrated the graduation of New Zealand’s tech professionals from the AWS re/Start program.

Unitec’s student engagement and satisfaction at an all-time high

Unitec’s key indicator of student engagement, its Student Net Promoter Score (NPS), has recorded a return to its best-ever result of 43 for new students and 23 for returning students.

Unitec-Te Pūkenga announces two new Research Centres

Building on its already strong research capacity, Unitec-Te Pūkenga has established two more Research Centres

Denise Messiter - Creating a model of healing

Denise (Ngāti Pūkenga ki Waiau) is an ākonga with our School of Healthcare and Social and is writing her Master's of Applied Practise (Social Practice) thesis. She was made an...

Te Puea Marae transforms approach to transitional housing

Te Puea Marae in Mangere is tranforming the approach to transitional housing support through its unique marae based initiative Manaaki Tangata E Rua.

Keisha Rawiri awarded Kate Edger Scholarship for Master of Architecture Project

Bachelor of Architecture graduate and Ngā Wai A Te Tūī researcher Keisha Rawiri (Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Hāmoa) has been awarded a grant from The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust (KEECT)...
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