24 August 2023
Learners from UCOL Te Pūkenga Wairarapa’s Performing Arts - Māori and Pacific dance programme are set to perform at the Lower North Island Regional TheatreFest after a strong showing at the local competition.
16 May 2023
UCOL | Te Pūkenga, is thrilled to announce the launch of the children's book 'The Legend of Okatia’, thanks to the support of Rangitāne o Manawatū and Rangitāne o Tamaki nui-a-Rua.
03 February 2023
A total immersion te reo Māori programme at UCOL | Te Pūkenga Wairarapa is proving popular with learners who are keen to take their language skills to the next level.
13 December 2022
UCOL | Te Pūkenga Horowhenua has expanded its study offerings for 2023.
07 September 2022
UCOL | Te Pūkenga held celebrations for Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e lea faka-Tonga - Tongan Language Week today at the Manawatū campus in Palmerston North.
25 August 2022
A dawn ceremony to bless new and restored carvings on Te Amorangi, one of the whare on Whakaoriori, was led by Rangitāne and UCOL | Te Pūkenga leaders on 25 August.
28 March 2022
In the early days of Trinity Roots, Warren started learning te reo Māori to reconnect with his whakapapa. Now with a Level 4 Te Reo Māori qualification under his belt, Warren is proud to be teaching beginner classes at UCOL Wairarapa.
11 May 2021
As construction ramps up on Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway, UCOL is working with the Highway Alliance to deliver a cultural induction course to the project’s workforce and their whānau.
01 February 2021
When she’s not preparing for UCOL’s semester start, local lecturer Airini Beautrais is celebrating – her debut collection of short stories, Bug Week, has just been announced on the longlist for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.
11 September 2020
With the nation celebrating Te Reo Māori o te Wiki (Māori Language Week) across the country, UCOL Te Pūkenga is gearing up for a big week of activities and events, bringing together new and fluent speakers.
08 July 2020
UCOL Te Pūkenga is inviting the community to join their Matariki celebrations with a free performance by Grammy Award-winning musician Puoro Jerome.
17 December 2019
A group of students from the Netherlands have completed projects for UCOL and experienced New Zealand culture as UCOL | Te Pūkenga continues to build its international relationships.