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Wintec talent proves to be the Best

Congratulations to Alan Deare, Mark Purdom, Shari Baker, and Luke McConnell for being nominated in 2016’s Best Awards, and for attaining the awards they received. Please click on the images or text links below to read more on the Best Awards website.   Purdom and Deare won Gold in the Editorials and Books category for ‘From Certainty […]

Megan Lyon, Design Thinking Workshop, Spark Festival 2016

Creating a Spark : Megan Lyon

Spark Festival Director, Megan Lyon, was featured by The Big Idea recently for her work on the festival which celebrates Music, Media, Arts, and Design. We here at the School of Media Arts treasure the skills and insight that she brings to our team, and we are proud to share The Big Idea’s story with […]

Don Driver: Magician

Paul Judge’s significant documentary Don Driver: Magician, about the career and works of one of New Zealand’s best known artists, is now available on DVD. This film was made with the assistance of the Creative New Zealand and the Govett-Brewester Art Gallery and can be purchased online from the gallery shop.

Entranceway to the World of Enlightenment by Lonnie Hutchinson, on Pembroke St

Art is the gymnasium for the mind

The below is taken from the full article by Shontelle Campbell, Cameron Wilkinson and Abby Baty, as published on the Waikato Independent. Mesh Sculpture Hamilton treasurer Stuart Anderson describes art as the gymnasium for the mind. He says public art is a way of making people think and the beauty of it is that you do not […]

Hamilton Book Month events

Hamilton Book Month, held in August 2015, celebrates NZ authors and their writing. There are opportunities to hear authors read their work and ask about their writing influences.

New videos profile Waikato Museum staff

Waikato Museum has worked with Wintec Media Arts students since 2014 to develop a series of videos profiling staff. Two new profiles are now available to view.

Graduate success at Canon Media Awards

Wintec journalism graduates were well represented in the 2015 Canon Media Awards. Don Rowe won ‘Student Journalist of the Year’ at Saturday’s Canon Awards, and classmate Donna-Lee Biddle was one of the two runners up. Harkanwal Singh won as part of the NZ Herald team in both ‘Best Innovation in Multimedia Storytelling’ and ‘Best Use of Interactive Graphics’. […]