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New Chief Executive for WBoPP

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 10:58 am | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

The Bay of Plenty’s largest tertiary provider, Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (WBoPP), today announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive, Associate Professor Dr Leon de Wet Fourie. “We are absolutely delighted to announce Dr Fourie’s appointment ... More >>

Destination Rotorua and Waiariki BoP Polytechnic sign MoU

Friday, 29 July 2016, 1:11 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

This morning [Friday, 29 July] Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (WBoPP) and Destination Rotorua signed a Memorandum of Understanding, acknowledging a shared operating ethos that they will be successful if they help others become successful. More >>

Chinese presidents learn from our institute

Monday, 27 June 2016, 10:59 am | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (WBoPP) was proud to be one of two institutes in New Zealand chosen to have its programmes, systems and processes studied by China’s higher learning institutes last week. More >>

Polytechnic scholarships ease the financial pressure

Monday, 16 May 2016, 2:39 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

The cost of tertiary study can be daunting to many people but scholarships effectively reduce or even eliminate student debt, or relieve the financial pressure on parents footing the bill. More >>

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic joins AFTN

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 4:21 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic joins Athlete Friendly Tertiary Network Bay of Plenty Polytechnic is now a member of the Athlete Friendly Tertiary Network (AFTN) providing support for high performance athletes looking to combine their sporting and academic ... More >>

Council appointed for new institution

Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 4:24 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Well known Rotorua business woman Catherine Cooney is pleased to accept the position of Council Chairperson at the new tertiary education institution that brings together Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Waiariki Institute of Technology. More >>

Project Ignite

Monday, 23 November 2015, 2:30 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

An enterprise initiative developed in partnership between Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, the University of Waikato and Priority One has enabled ten students from Tauranga to experience first-hand what it takes to be an entrepreneur and the chance to turn ... More >>

Scholarships for Bay students

Friday, 20 November 2015, 11:19 am | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic is delighted to announce the Secondary School Achiever Scholarship winners for 2016. The Polytechnic received a large number of high-quality applications from 15 different colleges around the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Blessing for new campus development

Friday, 25 September 2015, 5:27 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic is delighted to announce the commencement of the construction of the first building in their Campus Directional Plan. More >>

New Council members for Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Friday, 29 May 2015, 12:14 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

The Council of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic welcome two new community Council members this month, Mike Chapman and Gavin Frost. The eight-strong Council comprises four ministerial appointees and four community representatives. Each community representative ... More >>

Consortia for Māori and Pasifika trades training announced

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 10:07 am | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

A new training consortium to encourage young Māori and Pasifika in the Bay of Plenty to become qualified in trades was announced by Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce earlier this week. More >>

Carpentry students help to manage environmental sustainably

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 10:07 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Carpentry students from Bay of Plenty Polytechnic have set up a mock site, to showcase managing building sites in a more environmentally sustainable way, as part of an initiative set up by the Tauranga City Council. More >>

Bay High Performance Sports Scholars celebrated

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 10:20 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

How you approach and deal with road blocks in life can either make or break your sports career former Silver Ferns netballer, Jodi Tod-Elliott, told recipients of the High Performance Sports Scholarship at the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic last night. More >>

Love of Education and Sport Leads to Scholarship

Friday, 13 March 2015, 3:46 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Love of Education and Sport Leads to Scholarship Blending a desire to organise ‘massive’ events with a love of chasing the ball on the beautiful Mount beach has led to a High Performance Sports scholarship for emerging volleyball star Beniece Douch. Beniece, ... More >>

Five in a row for BOP Polytechnic!

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 4:15 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

‘Impressive’, ‘exciting’, ‘extremely tender’ and ‘an absolute triumph’ were some of the adjectives used to describe the Atrium Restaurants’ lamb and beef dishes which were awarded a prestigious 2015 NZ Beef and Lamb Excellence Award recently. ... More >>

Second chance for NCEA teens

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 11:03 am | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Thousands of teenagers across the Bay of Plenty breathed a sigh of relief with NCEA results being released last week. For many of these teens it’s the first step towards bright and rewarding careers. More >>

Regional awards draw in world class life saver

Friday, 7 November 2014, 4:15 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Surf life saving champion Natalie Peat will cap off an exciting year when she is honoured at the 2014 Bay of Plenty Sports Awards ceremony next month. The High Performance Academy Sports scholarship student is one of five finalists that have been selected ... More >>

New Academic Director for Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 9:37 am | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Newly appointed Academic Director Dr Amanda Torr was welcomed by more than 30 guests to Bay of Plenty Polytechnic last week at a special powhiri at the Windermere Campus. More >>

Explosion of fun for Bay of Plenty Polytechnic students

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 1:41 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic students enjoyed the chance to ‘payback’ their favourite tutors yesterday, bombing them with colourful corn flour ahead of Tauranga’s inaugural Colour Dash. More >>

Passionate Māori educator welcomed to the Bay

Friday, 12 September 2014, 5:23 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic welcomed new Director Education & Māori Development, Kieran Hewitson, to the senior leadership team. More >>

 

 

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