Key Dates

Academic Calendar and important institute dates

 

  2018

November

Fri 9 Trimester Two ends (Te Kāhui Auaha).
Mon 12 Trimester Three begins (Te Kāhui Auaha)

 

December

Fri 7

Trimester Three ends (Auckland campus).

Fri 14

Semester Two/Term Four ends (Porirua and Kāpiti campuses).

Trimester Three ends (Auckland campus).

Fri 21

Last day of pre-Christmas teaching.

Mon 24 

Campuses closed (to be confirmed) and Trimester Three break starts.

 

  2019

January  

Mon 7 Trimester Three programmes resume.
Mon 21  Wellington Anniversary Day (Wellington campuses closed, no Wellington classes).

 

February

Sat 2 New Zealand Diploma in Ngā Toi / Whakairo Ngā Mahi ā te Whare Pora (L5) begins.
Mon 4 Diploma in Professional Cookery begins.
Wed 6 Waitangi Day (campuses closed, no classes).
Mon 11

Trimester One begins for:

  • Te Wānanga Māori Te Reo Māori programme
  • Construction Trades Academy (L2)
  • Whitireia Trades Academy (Engines)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Road Transport (Heavy Vehicle Operator) (L3) Stream 1
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic)
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Nursing Māori
  • Bachelor of Nursing Pacific
  • Trades Academy (Hospitality Services).
Mon 18

Trimester One begins for:

  • New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Nursing Competency Assessment Programme begins (Offering 1).
Mon 25

Orientation Week starts.

Mon 25

Trimester One begins for:

  • Diploma in Stage and Screen Arts
  • New Zealand Diplomas in Dance / Drama / Performing Arts
  • Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) / (Singing)
  • Bachelor of Creativity (Performing Arts).

 

March  

Fri 1 Trimester Three ends.
Fri 1

Graduation Event One (Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua):

  • Ceremony One: School of Health
  • Ceremony Two: School of Social Services, Te Wānanga Maori.
Mon 4 Trimester One begins.
Mon 18

Last date for withdrawal without penalty (for programmes starting 4 Mar).

Last date for course changes (for programmes starting 4 Mar).
Mon 25 New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Fundamentals) (L2) Trimester One begins.

 

April

Mon 1

New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (L2) Trimester One begins.

Wed 10

Graduation Event Two (Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington):

  • Ceremony One: School of Business, School of Hospitality and Tourism, School of Creativity
  • Ceremony Two: School of IT, School of Engineering.
Fri 19

Good Friday (campuses closed, no classes).

Mon 22

Mid-Trimester break begins.

Mon 22

Easter Monday (campuses closed, no classes).

Tue 23

Campuses closed (no teaching).

Thu 25 ANZAC Day (campuses closed, no classes).
Sun 28 Mid-Trimester break ends.
Mon 29 Trimester One resumes.

 

June

Mon 3 Queen's Birthday (campuses closed, no classes).
Tue 4 New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Road Transport (Heavy Vehicle Operator) (L3) Stream 2 begins.
Mon 17 Trimester One Exams start (some programmes; check with School for details).
Fri 28 Trimester One ends.

 

July

Mon 1 Mid-year break begins.
Mon 15  Trimester Two begins.
Mon 22

Trimester Two begins for:

  • Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Advanced)
  • Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (L3) (Restaurant Service) and (Barista)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Baking (L3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (L3)
  • Certificate/Diploma in Outdoor Adventure
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (L2)
  • Trades Academy (Hospitality Services)
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education.

Mon 29

Last date for withdrawal without penalty (for courses starting 15 July).

Last date for course changes (for programmes starting 15 July).

 

August

Mon 19 New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (L2) Trimester Two begins.

 

September

Mon 2 Mid-Trimester break begins.
Mon 9 Trimester Two resumes.

 

October

Mon 14 Nursing Competency Assessment Programme begins (Offering 3).
Mon 28 Labour Day (campuses closed, no classes).
Tue 29 Trimester Two Exams start (some programmes).

 

November

Fri 8 Trimester Two ends.
Mon 11 Trimester Three begins.

 

December

Fri 20 Last day of pre-Christmas teaching (to be confirmed).
Mon 24 Mid-Trimester break starts.
Wed 25 Christmas Day (campuses closed until 5 January 2020, inclusive).