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Scholarship winner drew inspiration from her Grandmother in new typeface for Aotearoa

A Māori graphic design student who has taken a bold new approach to a time-honoured art form is the winner of this year’s Bold Innovators Scholarship at Unitec.

Unitec supports Iwi crusade to save Roimata o Tōhe shrub

Unitec’s School of Environmental and Animal Sciences is working alongside far north Iwi, Te Roroa and the Department of Conservation to help them prevent the extinction of the Roimata o...

Unitec’s Whānau–Fanau Evening moves online, keeping families close to the heart of students’ experience

Unitec is staging a virtual Whānau-Fanau evening for its Māori and Pacific students to ensure that families remain an integral part of the student journey, despite the challenges of COVID-19....

Graduate's crusade to restore mana of men struggling with mental illness

Unitec Bachelor of Social Work graduate Jason Matia (Te Aupouri, Te Rārawa) is on a mission to combat the shame and stigma many men face when struggling with mental illness...

Te Pūkenga is NZIST’s new permanent name

New name and visual identity revealed at ceremony at Te Pūkenga’s head office in Hamilton.

"I count it a privilege to facilitate communication between the deaf and hearing."

Kristina Iuli is a sign language interpreter at Unitec, who’s proud to break down barriers for people with disabilities. We’re celebrating her mahi this week as part of National...

Flying high on a new career journey

Luke Emerson had worked in the airline industry for 12 years when COVID-19 first struck. He started his flying career with Jetstar Australia and then moved home to New...

Nigel Pizzini: Coping with anxiety in the face of uncertainty

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week which runs from 21-27 September, we caught up with Nigel Pizzini, lecturer in Social Practice and specialist counsellor, about coping with anxiety in the...

Emerging Māori researcher gains scholarship to Cambridge University

Ngā Wai a Te Tūī researcher and Unitec lecturer Jacqueline Paul (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngā Puhi Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga) is preparing to head to the University of Cambridge to study...

Five tips to improve mental health through exercise and nutrition

Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs this week, is a great opportunity to reflect on our daily habits, and how these impact on our mental health. While mental health...
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