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Dunedin Tertiary Open Days Shine Light On A World Of Options At Otago Polytechnic

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 11:03 am | Te Pukenga

From architecture to art, engineering to exercise, horticulture to health and much more, Dunedin Tertiary Open Days will shine a light on a wide range of exciting futures for prospective Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga ākonga. More >>

Otago Polytechnic Achieves Rainbow Tick Reaccreditation

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 5:28 pm | Te Pukenga

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga is proud to have achieved Rainbow Tick reaccreditation, acknowledging that it values people in the workplace, embracing the diversity of sexual and gender identities. Otago Polytechnic Executive Director Dr Megan Pōtiki ... More >>

Myth, Ritual And The Personal: Mural Specialist Brings Immersive Exhibition To Ramp Gallery

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 5:23 pm | Te Pukenga

Kirikiriroa artist Craig McClure has developed a new exhibition reflecting on his personal story through a method of relational curation with Wintec’s Dr Tamsin Green. Photo by Geoff Ridder. Scottish born, Kirikiriroa Hamilton based, Craig McClure ... More >>

Rugby League Academy Launched At Otago Polytechnic

Monday, 22 April 2024, 4:45 pm | Te Pukenga

The recent launch of a New Zealand Warriors-linked Rugby League Academy at Otago Polytechnic’s Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health marks a significant step for promising players in the South. More >>

Instigators And Advocates Of Cultural Safety Honoured At Ara

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 5:15 pm | Te Pukenga

Ara Institute of Canterbury has honoured three exceptional and inspirational Ngāi Tahu leaders in health, education and cultural safety with their portraits formally installed at its Manawa campus. The late Dr Irihapeti Ramsden (ONZM), Linda Grennell ... More >>

Downer Māori Leaders Graduate Via Otago Polytechnic's Capable NZ Pathway

Monday, 18 March 2024, 12:32 pm | Te Pukenga

A group of Māori leaders at Downer have graduated with bachelor’s degrees from Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga as part of a groundbreaking initiative involving Te Puni Kōkiri and Capable NZ. They crossed the stage at the Dunedin Town Hall on ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga To Hold Two Graduation Ceremonies

Tuesday, 12 March 2024, 1:17 pm | Te Pukenga

More than 600 graduands are set to cross the Dunedin Town Hall stage as Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga celebrates two Graduation ceremonies on Friday, 15 March. "Celebrating and acknowledging learners’ mahi is an important part of the learner journey and ... More >>

Free Sustainable Horticulture Programme Reaches Community

Monday, 11 March 2024, 11:23 am | Te Pukenga

If you like to know where your food comes from and enjoy backyard gardening, the free Level 2 Sustainable Horticulture programme at NMIT Te Pūkenga is for you! The course also offers connection with like-minded community members. Used as either ... More >>

1000 Graduates Celebrated At Ara Institute Autumn Event

Friday, 8 March 2024, 4:04 pm | Te Pukenga

Many are already working anywhere from construction sites to clinics, and hospital wards to the great outdoors. But on Friday, close to 1000 former students were reunited with classmates, tutors and friends at emotion-filled Ara Institute of Canterbury ... More >>

Virtual Eye Scholarship Boost For High-flying Otago Polytechnic Student

Monday, 26 February 2024, 9:46 am | Te Pukenga

This year is shaping up to be a big one for Otago Polytechnic Master of Applied Science student Jack Wylie. Having just returned to Dunedin from the United States, where he worked as a graphics operator on top-shelf golf tournaments for Virtual ... More >>

Bay High School Students Embark On Vocational Education Journey

Wednesday, 14 February 2024, 12:45 pm | Te Pukenga

Hundreds of Bay of Plenty and South Waikato high school students have been formally welcomed to Toi Ohomai as participants in the institute’s Secondary Tertiary Programme. Record numbers of high school students have joined the initiative which is supported ... More >>

Te Pūkenga Announces Chief Executive Departure

Monday, 18 December 2023, 12:49 pm | Te Pukenga

Te Pūkenga Council today announced that Chief Executive Peter Winder will be leaving the organisation. "The function and duties of the role that Peter was employed to perform will change significantly given the new direction of the organisation ... More >>

Partnership Pays Off For Aviation Industry And Ākonga

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 10:10 am | Te Pukenga

An agreement between Air New Zealand and NMIT | Te Pūkenga to address the need for aviation engineering skills has opened new pathways for ākonga (learners) in the region and beyond. As a result of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ... More >>

BAM 2023: Award Winners Announced

Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 11:05 am | Te Pukenga

A series of five, wearable contemporary jewellery pieces by Eva Vogt Kerer was awarded the Jens Hansen Gold and Silversmith Excellence Award at the opening of BAM2023- the end-of-year exhibition by NMIT Te Pūkenga Bachelor of Arts and Media ākonga ... More >>

Commercial Excellence Award In Memory Of Talented Ara Fashion Graduate

Friday, 10 November 2023, 12:55 pm | Te Pukenga

Lauren Hemens was making her way in the fashion industry even while still studying at Ara | Te Pūkenga. The exceptional Bachelor of Fashion Technology and Design graduate of 2022 was scouted by fashion house moochi after completing a four-month internship ... More >>

BAM2023: Bachelor Of Arts And Media Ākonga Exhibition

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 7:00 pm | Te Pukenga

Twenty-five courses, ninety-six weeks of study, then BAM: the end-of-year exhibition by NMIT Te Pūkenga Bachelor of Arts and Media students. Level 7 Studio and Critical Studies Coordinator, Mark Baskett, says BAM2023 marks the final footsteps along a ... More >>

Top Engineering Student Completes Study Journey With Industry Prize

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 5:34 pm | Te Pukenga

Gurwinder Soundh has a determination to grow personally and professionally and in the twelve years since he moved to New Zealand for a fresh start, he’s certainly done that. The Indian-born Ara | Te Pūkenga Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BEngTech) ... More >>

Car Cup Holder And Skin Elixir Take Top Prizes At YES Canterbury Final

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 11:51 am | Te Pukenga

Ever had a drink topple in your car, soaking the carpet in stinky smoothie? Or tried to find an all-on-one natural skin care product? The 2023 Canterbury Ōtākoro winners of the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) have you covered. The record-breaking local ... More >>

Te Pūkenga Teams Up With REANNZ To Deliver High Performance Wi-Fi To All Learners

Friday, 27 October 2023, 11:44 am | Te Pukenga

By the end of 2023, all ākonga (learners) and kaimahi (staff) of Te Pūkenga New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology will have access to free, secure, high-performance Wi-Fi across Aotearoa New Zealand. Te Pūkenga and Crown entity REANNZ are working ... More >>

Capturing A Spot In Photo Finals

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 2:04 pm | Te Pukenga

Just one word summed up how Cindy Griffith felt when she heard she was a finalist in the IHC Capture the Moment photography competition- ‘wonderful’. Cindy is an NMIT Te Pūkenga Community Living ākonga at the Marlborough Campus and her tutor, ... More >>





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