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Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Set To Hold Annual Charity House Auction

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 10:03 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga is preparing to hold its annual Charity House Auction on Saturday 18 November. The auction of the three-bedroomed, 123sq m home is the culmination of more than nine months work for around 20 Carpentry ākonga. Adding ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Ākonga Feature Strongly At Best Design Awards

Monday, 16 October 2023, 9:49 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga ākonga have won several medals at the Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Design Awards 2023. Otago Polytechnic’s Architecture programme featured strongly in the 2023 awards. Georgia Pope, who is in her first ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Trio Help Hone Tongan Team For Rugby World Cup

Tuesday, 29 August 2023, 11:09 am | Otago Polytechnic

Experts from Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH) have been hard at work preparing the Tongan national team for the forthcoming Rugby World Cup. Matthew Blair, Principal Lecturer and Academic Leader of ISEH’s ... More >>

No Concrete Truth In New Sculpture Installation At Otago Polytechnic

Thursday, 11 May 2023, 10:17 am | Otago Polytechnic

The latest sculptural installation in Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Four Plinths Project plays with notions of misinformation, as well as mistakes that can be made in the retelling of stories and histories. "Behold Oz" is the title of ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Design Ākonga To Fore In International Contest

Wednesday, 10 May 2023, 11:06 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga School of Design ākonga have shone in an international competition, Map the System. Jungmee (Michelle) Jung (Communication Design) and Will Davenport (Product Design) participated in the Humber College, Toronto, round of ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Charity House Auction A Success

Thursday, 24 November 2022, 6:52 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s annual Charity House Auction, held on Saturday 19 November, raised $110,000 for a range of community groups. Around 50 people attended the 16th Charity House auction at Otago Polytechnic’s Carpentry facility, at which a fully ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Student Showcase Gets Into Full Swing

Monday, 14 November 2022, 2:21 pm | Otago Polytechnic

The next fortnight promises to be a whirlwind of activity, as Otago Polytechnic’s annual Student Showcase reaches its zenith. Student Showcase is all about promoting to the world the work that Otago Polytechnic tauira have produced throughout the ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Charity House Open Homes Set To Begin

Wednesday, 26 October 2022, 11:44 am | Otago Polytechnic

As Otago Polytechnic prepares for its 15 th annual Charity House Auction on 19 November, it will hold the first in a series of open homes on Thursday, 27 October. Over the past 14 years, more than $1.4 million has been donated to Otago community charities ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Helps Community Group With Innovative Recycling Solution

Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 11:00 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic has worked with a Dunedin community group to come up with an innovative solution to recycling milk bottle tops. A milk bottle top shredder, designed and built by Otago Polytechnic electrical engineering students, with help from other ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Set To Resume Hosting Japanese Learners

Tuesday, 23 August 2022, 9:52 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic is excited to welcome back students from Japan’s International College of Technology this week. Ten students will be welcomed on to Otago Polytechnic’s Dunedin Campus on Thursday 25 August - the first international student exchange of ... More >>

Passion For The Environment Brings Director To Otago Polytechnic

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 10:24 am | Otago Polytechnic

Ross McDonald’s passion for the environment is as broad as his Scottish brogue. It’s a passion borne of a childhood spent among the wild waves and woods near Maidens, Ayrshire, a small village in which his family was one of the few not involved in ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Continues To Grow Horticulture And Viticulture Programmes

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 11:06 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s proven nose for innovation has resulted in a new programme pathway aimed at refining wine-growing and fruit production skills. Designed for those already working in the horticulture and viticulture fields, the New Zealand ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Design Students Upcycle For Charity

Tuesday, 19 July 2022, 9:55 am | Otago Polytechnic

A group of resourceful Otago Polytechnic Design students have been rummaging through op-shop shelves as part of an upcycling project for charity. The students have been collaborating with the New Zealand Red Cross Dunedin Op Shop as part of a three-week ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic To Host Dunedin Schools Game Jam

Monday, 18 July 2022, 1:53 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic is set to host the Dunedin Schools Game Jam. The event is open to Dunedin high school students at years 12 and 13, and will run over the weekend of 22-24 July. Students will form teams and be assigned a theme on the inaugural ... More >>

New Māori Name For Otago Polytechnic Trades Training Centre

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 11:22 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s multi-million-dollar Trades Training Centre has been gifted an official name - He Toki Kai Te Rika. "We are honoured to have been gifted this name by rūnaka, with whom we have strong, ongoing relationships," says ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Charity House Raises $115,000 For Community Groups

Monday, 22 November 2021, 10:13 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s annual Charity House auction on Saturday November 20 raised $115,000 for a range of community groups. Around 70 people attended the 15th Charity House auction, at which a fully furnished four-bedroom home was sold for $365,000, ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Learners Mix Sport And Exercise With Community-spirited Projects

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 4:43 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s annual Student Showcase kicks off on Friday, 5 November, with an "in-house" event at our Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health. Based at the Sargood Centre, Logan Park, Dunedin, our Bachelor of Applied Science learners ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Welcomes Announcement Of Te Pūkenga Proposed Operating Model

Monday, 18 October 2021, 3:01 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Today marks a significant step in Otago Polytechnic’s transition with Te Pūkenga, which has released its proposed Operating Model. "We welcome the announcement of the proposed Operating Model, which is an important foundational document that ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Continues To Play Leading Role In Dunedin Economy

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 10:33 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic has contributed almost a billion dollars to the Dunedin economy over the past five years. Otago Polytechnic’s latest Economic Impact Report shows the institution’s Dunedin Campus added a total value of more than $912 million ... More >>

Innovative Online Study Option For Otago’s Future Digital Designers

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 10:42 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic learners can now study the New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design (Level 4) online on eCampus NZ. This programme is a good entry-point for people interested in gaining fundamental digital media and design skills to prepare ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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