Domestic Orientation

2020 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.

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


Orientation timetable

Please note: We will confirm which programmes are attending which Pōwhiri at Te Kāhui Auaha soon. 

We will also confirm the workshop dates, times and locations soon.


International Orientation

Keep an eye here for more information on International Orientations. 

Contact for orientation queries.   


Auckland Campus

The Auckland campus pōwhiri is a very friendly process.  All new students are asked to arrive around 9:00 am and gather at the 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

For more information on International Student Orientations go here.