Witt staff suspended

Last updated 12:00 03/07/2014

Relevant offers

Five Witt employees have been suspended as an investigation into its Maori performing arts course continues.

A memo obtained by the Taranaki Daily News says the employees have been stood down pending the outcome of the investigation into its National Certificate in Maori Performing Arts Course (Level 4).

The five staff include three Maori performing arts course tutors and two staff from its Te Wananga Maori department.

Last month, the Daily News revealed the course had come under scrutiny after a complaint was laid in mid-May, alleging students had graduated without completing the required coursework.

The Daily News understands the complaint came from one of the 222 students enrolled in the 2012 programme.

Ad Feedback

- Taranaki Daily News

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who are you most excited to see at Womad?

Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club

Sinead O’Connor

Tahuna Breaks

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

Balkan Beat Box

Someone else

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

Follow the Taranaki Daily News on Twitter

Get Taranaki's frequent news and sport updates

TDN North Taranaki Midweek

The North Taranaki Midweek's online

Get your mid week news fix

TDN South Taranaki Star

South Taranaki Star online

Get your South Taranaki news online