Domestic Orientation

2021 Trimester 1 Orientation Dates 

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 Whitireia and WelTec. This celebrates both the beginning of your relationship with us and the start of your study journey.

Porirua - Atrium (weather permitting) (please gather in Entry 1 carpark - weather permitting)
9 am | Tuesday 9 February (programmes starting 9th or 15th February)
11 am | Monday 22 February (programmes starting 22nd Feb or 1st March)


Petone - T-block Hub (please gather in Buick Street carpark - weather permitting)
10 am | Wednesday 24 February (programmes starting 1st March at the Petone campuses)

Wellington City Campuses - 
Level 1 Te Auaha (please gather on Level 1)​​​​​​​

9:15 am | Monday 22 February (Performing Arts)
(CANCELLED) 9:15 am | Monday 1 March (Cosmetology and Hospitality and Te Auaha-based Business and IT programmes)
(CANCELLED) 11 am | Monday 1 March (Music, Digital Media and Applied Publishing)


Online Orientation

Check out our Online Orientation videos > 

International Orientation

Keep an eye here for more information on International Orientations. 

Contact for orientation queries.   


Not sure what to expect? Check out our Guide to Pōwhiri >