Unitec New Zealand is a major polytechnic tertiary education institute situated in Auckland, New Zealand. The term polytechnic, from the Greek ÏÎ¿Î»á½» polÃº meaning many and ÏÎµÏÎ½Î¹Îºá½¹Ï tekhnikÃ³s meaning arts, is commonly used in many countries to describe an institution that delivers vocational or technical education and training, other countries do not use the term and use alternative terminology. ... Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest urban area in New Zealand. ...
The main campus is situated in Mt Albert, while a secondary campus is situated in Henderson. Mount Albert is a volcanic peak and suburban area in the city of Auckland, New Zealand. ... Henderson is a major suburb of Waitakere City, in the Auckland metropolitan area in the North Island of New Zealand. ...
The name of the institution was changed in March 2004 from UNITEC Institute of Technology to Unitec New Zealand.
Unitec was founded in 1976 and was originally called "Carrington".
Unitec applied for university status in 1999, but the New Zealand Government decided it did not want more universities and constantly delayed consideration of the application. In January 2005 Unitec took the Government to court, and on 7 July2005 the High Court ruled that the delays breached the New Zealand Bill of Rights and that the application should have been considered in 2000. July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...
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