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Tai Poutini Polytechnic receives funding for China venture

Friday, 19 June 2015, 3:46 pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) will receive a funding boost from Central Government to support ecotourism short courses across China. Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce yesterday (18 June 2015) announced that TPP was ... More >>

Tai Poutini Polytechnic Council Appointments

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 1:54 pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

The Tai Poutini Polytechnic Council is pleased to announce three new appointments to its Council. More >>

Opening of Chinese Resource Centre supports local tourism

Monday, 23 February 2015, 9:14 am | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) has partnered with the Confucius Institute at University of Canterbury (CIUC) to support the West Coast’s growing Chinese tourism market. TPP and CIUC will officially open a Greymouth Resource Centre this Wednesday (25 ... More >>

Music school’s new home open to the public this weekend

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 2:42 pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Tai Poutini Polytechnic’s Foundation Sound and Music programme has found a new home at the Regent Greymouth complex. Tutor Dean Thomas says the move to the West Coast’s top theatre complex is a great one for the programme and marks the start ... More >>

Graduates find jobs in diverse drilling industry

Monday, 19 January 2015, 6:23 pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Tai Poutini Polytechnic’s drilling training programme is celebrating another successful year, with 100% of 2014 graduates snapped up by employers across the lucrative New Zealand industry. More >>

US business school sends students Coast-to-Coast

Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 9:55 am | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

A top United States business school is about to send 12 students to Tai Poutini Polytechnic for a leadership training course with a special Kiwi flavour. Between 29 December and 6 January, the group will make their way from the Tasman Sea on the South Island’s ... More >>

West Coast pursues education partnership with China

Friday, 28 November 2014, 3:30 pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Ecotourism education partnerships between the West Coast and China are a step closer this week, following a Chengdu Technician College delegation to Tai Poutini Polytechnic. The three-person delegation arrived in New Zealand on Monday (24 November) and followed ... More >>

New $2 million facility an investment in the West Coast

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 4:01 pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

New $2 million facility an investment in the West Coast Tai Poutini Polytechnic is set to start work in the new year on a $2 million purpose-built trades training facility in Greymouth. Plans for the new 480 square metre, two storey Tainui Street building ... More >>

New Zealand jade carver wins gold in China

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 12:57 pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Tai Poutini Polytechnic Tutor Ric Moor has won a prestigious gold award at the international Suzhou Exhibition in China. More >>

Polytechnic mourns the loss of stand-out student

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 10:54 am | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Tai Poutini Polytechnic staff and students were deeply saddened to learn of the death of student Ari Kingan on Mt Aspiring on Sunday, says Tai Poutini Polytechnic Chief Executive, Allan Sargison. More >>

TPP course sets up scholarship winner for success

Friday, 22 August 2014, 9:59 am | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

This year’s winner of the New Zealand Drillers Federation Scholarship credits Tai Poutini Polytechnic’s (TPP) drilling programme with setting him up for success in the industry. More >>

Polytechnic recognises MAINZ tutor

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 1:01 pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

The winner of Tai Poutini Polytechnic’s (TPP) top teaching accolade for 2013 says helping students find a place in the audio industry is the best reward for his work. More >>

MAINZ conference a first for NZ music educators

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 10:29 am | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

The MAINZ Music Educators’ Conference looks set to become a staple on New Zealand’s music industry calendar following a hugely successful inaugural event. More >>

Tai Poutini Polytechnic Personal Presentation Course

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 1:37 pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

A community-focused course at Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) is helping local students gain confidence in their future. More >>

TPP takes local school into the outdoors

Friday, 11 July 2014, 1:24 pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) is working with a local primary school on an outdoor programme that’s helping build confidence and teamwork in the classroom. More >>

Chilean outdoor education industry looks to NZ

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 9:32 am | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

The Chilean outdoor education and adventure tourism industries have a lot to learn from New Zealand says a Chilean outdoor educator. More >>

NZQA impressed with TPP performance

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 12:49 pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority's latest review of Tai Poutini Polytechnic has found the polytechnic’s overall educational performance is continuing to rise along with the rate of students successfully completing courses and qualifications ... More >>

Free tertiary fees for Pacific Island students

Friday, 5 July 2013, 10:31 am | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Pacific Islanders keen to get into the civil construction, scaffolding or mining industries could be eligible for free training as part of a government scheme. More >>

Polytech staff receive excellence awards

Wednesday, 3 July 2013, 10:17 am | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Six Tai Poutini Polytechnic tutors and staff have been recognised for their excellence as part of the TPP 2012 Staff Excellence awards. More >>

Engineering programme now available on the Coast

Friday, 31 May 2013, 9:47 am | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

For the first time people interested in getting into the engineering industry will be able to study on the West Coast. More >>