News

iD (international emerging designer awards)

Two recent Whitecliffe BFA degree Fashion Design Graduates, Julia Campbell and Nour Hassan were selected as finalists for the 2011 iD Awards. Opening doors into fashion careers from iD Dunedin’s runway to catwalks in Milan and New York, the 31 finalists showcased their collections on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at the Lion Foundation Arena, Edgar Stadium, Dunedin, New Zealand. Congratulations to Julia who was awarded the Pacific Blue Prize of return flights for two to Brisbane, Australia.... > Read more

2011 Term 2 Short Courses start soon - Enrol Now

Enrolments for Whitecliffe Short Courses Term Two 2011 are now open. Click here for more information and enrolment form. Short Courses Are open to all people aged 16 years and over unless specified otherwise. No qualifications or experience are necessary unless specified in... > Read more

Director of Mangere Arts Centre visits Whitecliffe

Naomi Singer, the Director of the new Mangere Arts Centre – Ngā Tohu o Uenuku, was a guest lecturer at Whitecliffe on Tuesday March 22. Naomi spoke to Year 3 BFA Management Studies students on marketing and Nga Tohu o Uenuku. Having previously worked as a freelance marketer and... > Read more

Public Sculpture Event

Whitecliffe 2010 MFA Graduate Julie Woodward participated in a public sculpture at Bethells Beach, White Noise, by Héctor Zamora. On Saturday February 26, Julie helped plant over 60 flags and commented “The effect of that many flags whipping in the West Coast air was impressive as well... > Read more

Heart Therapy: Healing from the Christchurch Quake

Current MAAT (clinical) student Deborah Green is working with her community. On February 22, 2011, a violent earthquake struck Christchurch. This catastrophic event smashed buildings, threw massive boulders down hillsides, buried cars in liquid silt. Many lost their lives, many lost their... > Read more

Wikiriwhi Winners Announced

Michele Whitecliffe, has awarded the 2011 Wikiriwhi prize to two students. Congratulations to Year 4 BFA Graphic Design major, Fraser Bingham and Year 4 BFA Fashion Design major, Madeleine Harman who share this award. Michele Whitecliffe said: “I believe both Fraser and Madeleine to be... > Read more

Graduate Success : New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2011

Three MFA Whitecliffe graduates, Nell Nutsford, Jacquie Haselden and Elsa Lye, were among the 50 finalists selected from the hundreds of entries for the New Zealand Painting and Printing Making Award. On the opening night of the Hamilton Gardens Summer Festival, Warwick Brown announced his... > Read more

The Molly Morpeth Canaday Award

Whitecliffe lecturer Matt Dowman received a Merit Award for his painting Summer Shudder at the 2011 Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award. The award began as the Shell Art award in 1986 instigated by Jacqui Hughes and Lynne Dawson as the cornerstone of a multi-disciplined annual arts festival for... > Read more

T-shirt design competition 2011

Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design / The National BankT-shirt design competition 2011 Be in to win $500 cashDeadline: 3p.m. Friday March 18 The theme for this year’s competition is the city we live in… Auckland!Let the city inspire you… it could be your favourite place,... > Read more

Whitecliffe Student Assists in Saving Life

Whitecliffe Year 3 BFA Graphic Design major, Russell Neill, was one of ten lifeguards from the Mangawhai Heads Volunteer Lifeguard Service who saved the life of an unconscious man pulled from the water on January 30, 2011. At 12.42p.m. on Sunday afternoon, Surf Lifeguards were notified that... > Read more

Whitecliffe Student Finalist in the Libra Design Project

Whitecliffe Year 3 BFA Fashion Design major, Trish Peng, is one of six finalists in The Libra Design Project, a brand new five-part online (TVNZ ON DEMAND) series starting on Wednesday 2 March at... > Read more

New addition to Whitecliffe

New for 2011 - Photography Department Large Format Printer 12-ink Designjet Z3200 44" Photo Printer. This printer is able to print long-lasting, gallery-quality prints in B&W... > Read more

Whitecliffe February 2011

Whitecliffe would like to wish everyone a happy 2011. With people returning to work and studies after the Christmas break we wanted to share the latest news from Whitecliffe. The academic year... > Read more

2011 Term 1 Short Courses

Evening Classes FASHION DESIGN - ONE Anja Lundin This course introduces students to the general aspects of fashion design. Students will develop knowledge of the fashion... > Read more

Whitecliffe Graduation 2010

The Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design Graduation was held on Friday November 26 at the Aotea Centre. Michael McHugh, Editor in Chief MiNDFOOD magazine, and Whitecliffe Alumni was the guest... > Read more