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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 >>

Egg-citement in the Bay as world record broken!

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 5:13 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

It was all hands on deck today when 207 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic staff and students joined forces to break a Guinness World Record – for the ‘most people dipping egg soldiers simultaneously’. More >>

BOP Polytechnic tutor ‘flipping brilliant’

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 9:45 am | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Mike Scott, an electrical tutor at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic was one of only 12 educators to be awarded a prestigious 2014 Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award in Wellington last night. Presented by the Minister for Tertiary Education, Hon Steven ... More >>

Real Foodie – healthy gourmet meals direct to you!

Friday, 16 May 2014, 5:02 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Anyone meeting Bay of Polytechnic chef Aidan Galloway knows he is completely devoted to quality fresh food. What they may not know is that his partner, Casey Hume, is equally passionate and, between them both, have launched a brand new business, the ... More >>

Passionate teaching staff credited for win at Competenz

Friday, 9 May 2014, 3:39 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic: passionate teaching staff credited for win at Competenz Awards Engineering staff from Bay of Plenty Polytechnic were all smiles at the recent Competenz Provider Awards winning two out of a possible nine national awards. Competenz, ... More >>

First art design degree for Bay of Plenty

Friday, 28 March 2014, 4:57 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

The cream of the Bay of Plenty’s creative community came together last night to celebrate one of the most exciting advances in creative collaboration in decades - the launch of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Creative Industries. More >>

A Golden Opportunity

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 6:35 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

The Bay of Plenty Rugby Union and Bay of Plenty Polytechnic recently travelled to the USA to attend the USA Rugby National Development Summit in Philadelphia. The trip was the result of a successful funding application by the Polytechnic to Education ... More >>

Principals share best practice at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 1:17 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic hosted 100 principals and other educators from around the region last week as part of the Bay of Plenty Principals’ Association (BOPPA) 2014 conference forum. More >>

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic – world class in online learning

Friday, 7 March 2014, 3:35 pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Proving Tauranga educators are at the forefront of the world, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic academic Lynette Steele recently won top accolades at a higher education conference in Dubai. More >>

New pathways for Bay secondary school students

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 10:25 am | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

New pathways for Bay secondary school students Eighty five secondary school students from around the Bay gathered with kaumatua, teachers, principals and deputies at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic to celebrate the launch of the Western Bay of Plenty hub ... More >>

 

 

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