Te Auaha – Launching your creative career in New Zealand

Are you an innovative, creative thinker hoping to pursue a career in the diverse creative industries? If the answer is a resounding ‘yes’, get yourself enrolled at the Te Auaha Institute of Creativity; a verified artistic hub in New Zealand’s creative capital of Wellington.

Te Auaha, which opens its doors for study in March 2018, is set to be a melting-pot of self-motivated, creatively curious students ready to explore new artistic avenues and forms of expression.

A visionary space that educates and inspires…

This brand-new campus in New Zealand’s creative precinct is dead-set on moulding student creativity into powerful careers. As a forward-thinking and globally-focused institution, Te Auaha comes readily-equipped with the facilities you need to nurture unique talent, helping forge your pathway to a long-term creative career. The school’s ground-breaking spaces include:

  • Ample dance studios, rehearsal and performance spaces for both theatre and stage
  • Digital recording studios that utilize the most up-to-date technologies for artists and musicians
  • State-of-the-art control-mixing rooms and in-house radio station
  • Stylists’ studios and salons for hair, beauty and make-up artistry, equipped to industry standard
  • Spacious workshops for fabrication, including jewellery-making and sculpture
  • Professional film photography studio and darkrooms
  • A cutting-edge 232-seat theatre
  • An 80-seat cinema

“You will be surrounded by like-minded, ambitious peers and will share these spaces with some of New Zealand’s top creative minds, working alongside industry leaders while gaining your qualification,” the Te Auaha Faculty notes.

Unrivalled programmes of study…

Te Auaha expertly blends the creative assets of two of the region’s finest tertiary education providers; Whitireia New Zealand and the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec). Here, students are able steer their route into New Zealand’s creative trades – which stand among the region’s fastest-growing sectors.

Programmes here are offered at the certificate, diploma, degree, and graduate-level across seven creative disciplines, including:

World-leading tutors…

All Te Auaha instructors are genuine experts in their respective disciplines, while the institution’s partners and supporters stand as the very same organisations students dream of working with. On top of gaining invaluable insight from real professionals, this also means every student’s unique learning style can be honed and shaped to suit the latest industry demands. Together, the institution’s tutors and expansive industry network combine to form a collaborative learning environment where, above all, creativity collides with the spark of innovation, resulting in a wealth of future employment opportunities that truly are unrivalled.

Kick-start your creative career in the world-renowned hotspot of Wellington…

With a campus nestled amid the CBD bustle of Wellington – New Zealand’s thriving capital and the region’s beating heart – the school sits a stone’s throw from the nation’s lucrative creative fields, presenting opportunities in film, music, theatre, gaming and virtual reality, just to name a few. It is, ultimately, these very same industries and companies that not only invest in you, but also dare to constantly inspire.

“Everything we do at Te Auaha is to enable creativity, connections and collaboration between our students and the industries they want to work in,” the Faculty explains. “Creativity is even at the heart of our name, Te Auaha. Gifted to us by the local Māori tribes, the full name of our campus is Te Kahui Auaha, meaning “the cluster of creativity”. Shortened to Te Auaha, it means simply, “the creative”,” it adds.

So, if you’re a creative and innovative thinker hoping to launch a career within the fast-paced creative sector, it’s time to choose Wellington, New Zealand, by joining Te Auaha’s vibrant creative cluster.

Are you keen to make your artistic vision a tangible reality? Applications are now open for study beginning March 2018. Click here to view details of enrolment, plus Whitireia New Zealand’s and WelTec’s full programme offerings. Right here, right now is the start of your creative journey. 

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