Welcome! You are about to embark on your own unique study journey with us. It is an exciting time and our aim is to support you every step of the way – starting with a Pōwhiri or Mihi Whakatau and Orientation.
You are invited to attend a Pōwhiri or Mihi Whakatau officially welcoming you to WelTec, Whitireia and Te Kahui Auaha. This celebrates both the beginning of your relationship with us and the start of your study journey.
Not sure what to expect? Check out our Guide to Pōwhiri >
Please note: The times for some events are still being finalised so make sure you check back closer to orientation. Also, we will confirm which programmes are attending which Pōwhiri at Te Kahui Auaha soon.
11 and 12 July 2019
|Youth Guarantee Kick-off||10:00am||10 July 2019|
|Pasifika Student Welcome||12:00pm||10 July 2019|
|All Students Mihi Whakatau||
Please assemble at the
15 July 2019
|10:00am||9 July 2019|
|12:00pm||9 July 2019|
|10:00am||11 July 2019|
|All Students Pōwhiri||
Please assemble at Entrance 1 carpark
|15 July 2019|
|All Students Pōwhiri - Te Kahui Auaha||
Pōwhiri 1: 9:15am (Business, IT, Tourism and Hospitality)
Pōwhiri 2: 10:15am (Creative)
All programmes starting at Wellington city campuses
Please assemble on Level 1
|15 July 2019|
|Pōwhiri - Auckland Campus Common Room||9:20am||12 July 2019|
Contact LSS@wandw.ac.nz for orientation queries.
Nau mai, haere mai koutou nga kaimahi, nga kaiako ranei, hei tautoko ratou nga tauira hou ka eke mai ki te Kura Matatini o Whitireia.
Staff and students are invited to meet and greet new Māori students at 12 noon Monday 8 July. Lunch provided.
Whakawhanaungatanga or relationship building will occur as a result of this brief but rewarding hui. Nau mai Haere mai, please come help support a warm welcome for our new tauira/students. For dietary and catering purposes, please confirm your attendance to LSS@wandw.ac.nz
Are you a new Youth student enrolled for 2019? Have you received Youth Guarantee in 2019? Are you a parent of a youth guarantee student?
Come, engage and be informed how Youth Guarantee can lead you to success. Parents are welcome to attend and be informed about Youth Guarantee. A fun packed information session with a few giveaways and light lunch provided. For dietary and catering purposes, please confirm your attendance to LSS@wandw.ac.nz.
Bula Vanaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Kia Orana, Malo e lelei, Mauri, Taloha ni, Talofa, Talofa Lava & greetings.
We invite you to attend our Pasifika Students Welcome, an orientation event that aims to give you the best possible start to study this year. Connect with other Pacific students & key staff and engage in activities to help you succeed in tertiary study.
Join us, we look forward to seeing you there. Lunch and laughter provided. For dietary and catering purposes, please confirm your attendance to LSS@wandw.ac.nz
The Auckland campus pōwhiri is a very friendly process. All new students are asked to arrive around 9:00am and gather at reception. There will be a short briefing with new students before the ceremony begins to answer any questions or concerns. The pōwhiri itself will begin at 9:20.am