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Unitec is part of Te Pūkenga, New Zealand’s national network of polytechnics, industry training organisations and institutes of technology.
We offer a wide range of work-oriented programmes and short courses that are employment-focused and taught at our two campuses in Mt. Albert and Waitākere.

School of Creative Industries celebrates successful night at 2023 Eden Arts Award

Unitec | Te Pūkenga School of Creative Industries celebrated a successful night at the annual Eden Arts Art Schools Award, winning an unprecedented three of the four major awards that...

Toi o Wairaka gallery opens to support art and design community

A new gallery supporting ākonga (students), kaimahi (staff), and Aotearoa’s art and design community has opened at Unitec-Te Pūkenga. Toi o Wairaka has been unveiled inside Building 108, part of...

Unitec |Te Pūkenga research highlights perception of school counsellors a barrier for secondary school ākonga

Ground-breaking research into ākonga views of counselling services at secondary schools in Aotearoa New Zealand has shown a general reluctance to get mental health support from school counsellors, particularly among...

Unitec | Te Pūkenga international students help with warehouse management system

Unitec | Te Pūkenga’s Supply Chain Design course is part of the School of Applied Business’ postgraduate and Masters programs. The goal? To teach students how to design effective supply...

Path To Success: Scholarship Winners Recognised By Chinese Building Industry

Two Unitec | Te Pūkenga students were recently recognised for their commitment and drive as recipients of New Zealand Chinese Building Industry Association (NZBIA) Excellence Scholarships. This annual award was...

Short film directed by Unitec | Te Pūkenga Screen Arts graduate wins UNESCO Wellington City of Film Best Film Award

Te Last Sunday directed by Unitec | Te Pūkenga Screen Arts graduate, Saito Lilo was announced the winner of the UNESCO Wellington City of Film Best Film Award

New Masters of Applied Science Programme in Biodiversity Management launches

Addressing the demand for advanced industry-focused training, the programme incorporates Mātauranga Māori content to enhance graduates' cultural competency.

Creative and practical learning helps Unitec -Te Pūkenga architecture graduates stand out in the workplace

We sat down with Unitec Te Pūkenga Architecture alumni, Lindy Ewart and Stu Penno, to talk about what the practice looks for when recruiting staff, and what advice they’d give...
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