Events

Upcoming Events

  1. IPU NZ Graduation Ceremony
    IPU New Zealand celebrates our new graduates.  Details to follow.
  2. Taster Weekend
    A good opportunity for year 11-12-13 students to experience the real IPU New Zealand student life. You will have the option of exploring taster classes themed on several of our courses. In addition immerse yourself in different languages and...
  3. IPU New Zealand Taster weekend
    IPU New Zealand Taster weekend  A special one-day event at the IPU NZ campus! Commences 10am Day 1, concludes 4pm Day 2. Pick up and drop off from bus/train station or airport Palmerston North available Who: Year 11/12/13 students Cost:...
  4. International Spring Festival
  5. IPU New Zealand Taster weekend
    IPU New Zealand Taster weekend  A special one-day event at the IPU NZ campus! Commences 10am Day 1, concludes 4pm Day 2. Pick up and drop off from bus/train station or airport Palmerston North available Who: Year 11/12/13 students Cost:...
  6. IPU New Zealand Taster weekend
    IPU New Zealand Taster weekend  A special one-day event at the IPU NZ campus! Commences 10am Day 1, concludes 4pm Day 2. Pick up and drop off from bus/train station or airport Palmerston North available Who: Year 11/12/13 students Cost:...
  7. IPU NZ Orientation
    The orientation for new students who are starting in Term 3.
  8. IPU New Zealand Taster weekend
    IPU New Zealand Taster weekend  A special one-day event at the IPU NZ campus! Commences 10am Day 1, concludes 4pm Day 2. Pick up and drop off from bus/train station or airport Palmerston North available Online register here Who: Year...

Past Events

  1. Best Business Plan Launch Night
    BBP CONTEST - $10,000 PRIZE! What is BBP? BBP (Best Business Plan) is a business seed funding contest commencing in June 2017. During a period of several months, participants will work, either individually or in teams, to develop their own...
  2. IPU NZ Orientation
    The Orientation for new students who are enrolled from the beginning of Term 2.
  3. IPU Taster Weekend
    IPU New Zealand Taster weekend  A special one-day event at the IPU NZ campus! Commences 10am Day 1, concludes 4pm Day 2. Pick up and drop off from bus/train station or airport Palmerston North available Who: Year 11/12/13 students Cost:...
  4. Omatsuri
    For one night we transform our campus into JAPAN! This event is open to year 10-13 High School Students. Come and be a part of a Japanese Festival! Try the food, play festival games and more! Please get in touch to enter your school today!...
  5. IPU Commencement Ceremony
    IPU New Zealand's official welcome to new students and staff.
  6. Holi Festival Celebration and Rangoli Art Competition
    IPU New Zealand and the Palmerston North City Council invite you to join us for this great event, one of many in the city celebrating 'Festival of Cultures'. Please come and enjoy food (bring cash), art and festival. Rangoli:  Rangoli is...
  7. Graduation Ceremony
    IPU New Zealand Graduation for 2016 
  8. IPU NZ Graduation Ceremony
    If you will attend the graduation ceremony on 7th December, we need to know information including your details for graduation regalia and guest numbers.  If you will attend, the due date to pay Graduation fee, Photos and...
  9. IPU Ball Party
    The annual IPU NZ Ball Party.  Dress up, find a date and dance the night away!
  10. IPU Reunion
    Meet up with students from the past and laugh about all the good times at the IPU reunion.  Please note this event is taking place in Tokyo.
  11. International Spring Festival
        The International Spring Festival is a unique, vibrant and innovative annual event that celebrates the diversity of cultures at IPU New Zealand and in Palmerston North. This event attracts more than 5,000...
  12. Term 2 Orientation
    Orientation for new students in Term 2
  13. Ambassador of Mexico Visit
    The ambassador from Mexico will visit IPU New Zealand
  14. Omatsuri Festival
    IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute is please to announce that we will be holding our annual Omatsuri on Friday the 27th of May 2016. This year's Omatsuri will be themed around Osaka, commonly called 'The Kitchen of Japan'. ...
  15. Term 1 Orientation 2016
    IPU New Zealand will be welcoming a new group of students into the IPU New Zealand family on April 13-15. The Orientation will include campus tours, guest speakers, a town orientation, and other activities to help the new students bond. With most...
  16. Toastmasters- International Speech and Evaluation Contest
    The International Speech and Evaluation Contest for the Area J2 Toastmasters clubs will be held at IPU New Zealand on the revised date of Thursday March 17th. For more information please contact the club President Priyanka Sharma. 
  17. IPU Farewell & Academic Excellence Awards
    On Wednesday 16 March, IPU New Zealand will be saying goodbye to the IPU Japan students who have finished their one-year exchange as a part of the Foundation Education Programme. This year, the annual farewell ceremony will be combined with our...
  18. Big Splash! at the Lido Aquatic Centre
    The Mai FM Big Splash! at the Lido Aquatic Centre is on March 12th (1-5pm). This is organised by the Diploma Event Management Class. Come and have fun supporting us! Can you make the biggest water bomb splash?!! There will be lots of prizes and...
  19. Japanese Immersion Programme
    The 2016 Japanese Immersion Programme, offered to students enrolling in the Diploma of Japanese Studies, or Bachelor of Contemporary International Studies and wishing to take Japanese language papers, runs for four weeks over March. The...
  20. Trinity TESOL Course
    The five-week intensive Trinity TESOL course takes place on campus at IPU New Zealand during February, after students have completed the distance-learning component of the programme.
  21. Semester 3 Orientation
    IPU New Zealand welcomes new students to semester three with a two-day orientation.
  22. CATE Conference Dinner
    IPU New Zealand will host a dinner on Wednesday 18th November for CATE (Careers and Transition Education) members visiting Palmerston North for the annual three-day CATE Conference. A campus tour led by our students will precede student...
  23. IPU New Zealand Diwali Celebration 2015
      Diwali is one of the most colourful, sacred and lovely festivals of India. AT IPU New Zealand, it is celebrated every year with great joy and enthusiasm. This event promotes cultural awareness and bridges the gap between cultures....
  24. ASEAN Day
    ASEAN Day  Topic - ASEAN Beyond 2015 Venue - Dojo Centre Date - 28 October 2015 (Wednesday) Time - 3.00 to 5.00 p.m.   For more information, email Dr. Nathan. 
  25. Toastmasters Club Celebrates First Anniversary
    IPC Toastmasters Club celebrates its first birthday this month. Its 16 current members- staff and students from both IPU New Zealand and Massey University, as well as community members, meet weekly in the Senior Common Room at IPU New Zealand....
  26. New Zealand Shake Out
    At 9:15am on Thursday 15 October IPU New Zealand staff are participating in Nz's largest ever earthquake drill. Join us to practice the right actions to take in an earthquake- Drop, Cover and Hold.  Visit www.shakeout.govt.nz...
  27. IPU New Zealand Student Ball
    IPU Student Association will hold the 2015 student ball in the IPU New Zealand Recreation Centre on Saturday 10th October.
  28. Model United Nations Session
    Model United Nations Session (Security Council Meeting) Topic - North Korea Nuclear Crisis Venue - Senior Common Room Date - 7 October 2015 (Wednesday) Time - 3.00 to 5.00 p.m.   Contact Dr. Nathan for more...
  29. Term 2 Orientation
    IPU New Zealand will be welcoming a new group of students into the IPU New Zealand family on August 12-14. The Orientation will include campus tours, guest speakers, a town orientation, and other activities to help the new students bond. With most...
  30. IPU New Zealand Taster Weekend #4
      Year 11, 12, and 13 students are invited to stay on campus for a weekend for a taste of student life here at IPU New Zealand! Taster classes, cultural activities, and interaction with our current students makes for a great fun-filled...
  31. Toastmasters- Club Leadership Training
    The Toastmasters Club Leadership training will be held from 12.30 to 4 pm on Saturday 18 July 2015 in the Senior Common room at the IPU New Zealand campus in Palmerston North. The training session is for the committee members of the...
  32. IPU New Zealand Taster Weekend #3
    Year 11, 12, and 13 students are invited to stay on campus for a weekend for a taste of student life here at IPU New Zealand! Taster classes, cultural activities, and interaction with our current students makes for a great fun-filled and...
  33. IPU New Zealand English Speech Contest
    The annual IPU New Zealand English Speech contest will be held in the Dojo from 2pm on Wednesday 24th June.  The topic for the speeches is "people who influenced me". There are several categories for non-native speakers, and...
  34. Women's Self Defence Course
      On June 19th, self defence instructor Sue Lytollis will be running a women's self defence course in the IPU New Zealand Dojo from 9.30am - 4.30pm! This day long course is for women of all ages. It is supported by an anonymous...
  35. Taiko Workshop with KODO's Yoshikazu Fujimoto
    On June 6 & 7, IPU New Zealand's very own KODAMA Japanese Drumming team will be hosting Mr. Yoshikazu Fujimoto from the world-famous KODO drum team from Japan! KODAMA is very excited for this workshop, as it will be the last major event...
  36. IPU New Zealand Taster Weekend #1
    Year 11, 12, and 13 students are invited to stay on campus for a weekend for a taste of student life here at IPU New Zealand! Taster classes, cultural activities, and interaction with our current students makes for a great fun-filled and...
  37. Powhiri & Commencement Ceremony 2015
    The Powhiri and 26th Commencement Ceremony will be held on May 1, 2015. We look forward to welcoming our new students as they travel to us from all over the world, to start their new lives here at IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute.
  38. 2015 Careers Advisors' Day
    IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute invites secondary school Careers Advisors and Teachers to spend the day on campus and learn about what we can offer their students as they start to think about tertiary study options. Visitors will have the...
  39. HOLI Festival
     Holi, the festival of colours and love, is an ancient Hindu festival which has become increasingly popular outside of Hindi nations. To celebrate, people play, chase, and colour each other with dry, multi-coloured aromatic powders. There...
  40. Japanese Immersion Programme
    25 new students will settle in to the IPU New Zealand campus on March 2nd to take part in the 2015 Japanese Immersion Programme. Established in 2014, the month-long programme aims to accustom new students enrolled in the DJAST and BCIS...
  41. Diwali - Festival of Lights
    Diwali, the Hindu "Festival of Lights", will be held for the first time ever at IPU New Zealand this year! The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, and is celebrated by lighting lamps, candles, and...
  42. "Secret Garden" Ball
    The annual IPU New Zealand Ball Party, hosted by the IPUSA! The theme for 2014 is "Secret Garden", so put on your best evening wear and get your dancing shoes on! No partner is necessary to attend the Ball, and it is open to all...