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Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Has Multiple Finalists In Best Design Awards

Monday, 21 August 2023, 5:24 pm | Te Pukenga

Twelve Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga projects have been named finalists for the Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Design Awards 2023. Seven visionary projects by Dunedin School of Architecture ākonga are among those shortlisted for the finals ... More >>

Event At Ara |Te Pūkenga Attracts Those With A Knack For A Hack

Friday, 18 August 2023, 4:28 pm | Te Pukenga

Everyone likes a short-cut, right? Well, over the coming days Ara |Te Pūkenga is playing host to leaders in the open data and civic technology communities with a thirst for taming numbers and coming up with big ideas. GovHack is an annual hackathon-style ... More >>

Vocational Education Alliance Established With CCIPE

Thursday, 17 August 2023, 7:11 am | Te Pukenga

Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest tertiary institution has signed an arrangement with China to work together on vocational training. The arrangement between Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology and China Center for International ... More >>

Hāmihi Duncan Wins A Place In Te Tauihu Short Story Awards

Thursday, 10 August 2023, 10:06 am | Te Pukenga

Not only did his first short story fulfill his goal to write and publish something creative, it also earned Hāmihi Duncan a place in Te Tauihu Short Story Awards. Hāmihi is a kaiako at NMIT Te Pūkenga and won the $500 second prize in the Māori ... More >>

New Ara Te |Pūkenga Te Reo Kaiako Follows Teaching Tradition To Meet District Demand

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 12:00 pm | Te Pukenga

You could say the new Timaru-based Ara | Te Pūkenga te reo Māori kaiako (teacher), Haami Rahui (Ngāi Tahu, Tuhoe), was born for the role. Haami Rahui is a second-generation educator, following in the footsteps of his father Matua Hori Rahui who was well-known ... More >>

Te Pūkenga Releases 2022 Te Pūrongo Ā-Tau | Annual Report

Tuesday, 1 August 2023, 2:51 pm | Te Pukenga

Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology has released its 2022 Te Pūrongo ā-Tau | Annual Report, the first to capture all 25 entities brought together to support improved learner and employer outcomes as part of the Reform ... More >>

Creature Comforts Aplenty As Tuatara Convalesces At Dunedin Wildlife Hospital

Monday, 31 July 2023, 1:56 pm | Te Pukenga

Having seemingly dodged cancer, Merri the Tuatara is on a long road to recovery. Still, at six years old and with a lifespan (disease and accidents notwithstanding) that can reach 200 years, time is on the side of this reptile. A "happy accident" ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Agricultural Ākonga To Star On 'Country Calendar'

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 5:02 pm | Te Pukenga

Don’t fence them in . . . Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga agricultural ākonga (learners) and kaimahi (staff) are set to star on the small screen as part of a forthcoming Country Calendar episode. The 30-minute episode, which will screen on TV One on Sunday ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Football-mad Ākonga Gear Up For FIFA Showcase

Monday, 17 July 2023, 11:43 am | Te Pukenga

Self-confessed football fanatics Reece Burtenshaw and Jack Quinn can’t wait to lend at hand at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™. The Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga ākonga have volunteered for the top-shelf event, for which Ōtepoti Dunedin ... More >>

There’s Never Been A Better Time To Study Nursing At Ara

Thursday, 6 July 2023, 11:50 am | Te Pukenga

Aspiring nurses beginning their Bachelor of Nursing at Ara Te Pūkenga in a new August intake could complete their clinical placements anywhere in the country - with accommodation and travel costs covered. The Minster of Health Ayesha Verrall ... More >>

UCOL And Careerforce Collaboration Empowering Kaiāwhina Workforce In Healthcare Education

Monday, 3 July 2023, 11:46 am | Te Pukenga

Careerforce | Te Pūkenga and UCOL | Te Pūkenga have embarked on a collaborative project to empower kaiāwhina in social services, and health and disability workforces. Alaina Cameron, UCOL Academic Portfolio Manager for Social Services says this partnership ... More >>

Milestone Graduation At Ara | Te Pūkenga For Disabled Workplace Learners

Wednesday, 28 June 2023, 9:38 am | Te Pukenga

A pioneering approach to workplace education for those with an intellectual disability has been celebrated with a graduation like no other at Ara | Te Pukenga. The first cohort of Kilmarnock Enterprises-based ākonga (students) to achieve Level 2 credits ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Design Ākonga On Enchanted Wonderland Mission

Thursday, 22 June 2023, 10:39 am | Te Pukenga

A group of talented Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Design ākonga are preparing to turn Dunedin’s First Church into an Enchanted Wonderland this weekend. Trelise Wadsworth, Thomas Beckwith and Courtney Keith-Bourke are among a wider group of final-year ... More >>

Consultation To Set Future Path For Te Pūkenga

Thursday, 15 June 2023, 7:16 pm | Te Pukenga

Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology takes a significant step forward in its development today, embarking on a major consultation with its 10,000 kaimahi (staff) on a proposed future structure for the country's largest tertiary ... More >>

Te Pūkenga And Apple Announce Education Partnership To Deliver Equity To Aotearoa Tech Sector

Thursday, 15 June 2023, 11:30 am | Te Pukenga

Te Pūkenga, New Zealand’s largest tertiary education provider, together with Apple’s Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI), today launched a programme to help address the tech sector gap for Māori and Pasifika peoples in Aotearoa. ... More >>

Te Pūkenga Launches Consultation On Proposed New Model

Thursday, 8 June 2023, 2:30 pm | Te Pukenga

Te Pūkenga will next week begin a round of consultation as part of its Organisational Design and Change Programme. "Aptly named 'Tāraia te anamata | Creating our futures', this consultation is a significant milestone for Te Pūkenga as we strive ... More >>

Te Pūkenga Regional Co-Leader Honoured For Services To Māori

Monday, 5 June 2023, 5:51 am | Te Pukenga

Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology congratulates Toa Faneva (Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Kahu ki Whaingaroa, Aofi) who today was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for services to Māori. Mr Faneva is Tumu Whenua ... More >>

New Te Pūkenga Leaders Bring Academic And Business Acumen

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 1:42 pm | Te Pukenga

Te Pūkenga has today announced the appointment of three sector leaders who will shape and drive regional operations. "I’m delighted to today appoint Darren Mitchell (Ngāti Kahungunu), Megan Pōtiki (Kāi Tahu, Kāti Māmoe Waitaha and Te ... More >>

UCOL Celebrate Mana Whenua Legend With Launch Of Children’s Book ‘The Legend Of Okatia’

Tuesday, 16 May 2023, 5:46 pm | Te Pukenga

UCOL | Te Pūkenga, is thrilled to announce the launch of the children's book 'The Legend of Okatia’, thanks to the support of Rangitāne o Manawatū and Rangitāne o Tamaki nui-a-Rua. Inspired by the legend about how Te Āpiti Manawatū Gorge came ... More >>

Te Pūkenga Expanding Offering In China

Tuesday, 16 May 2023, 2:57 pm | Te Pukenga

China’s Ministry of Education has approved a joint institute with Ara | Te Pūkenga and Shenyang Jianzhu University (SJU) in Liaoning province, China to co-deliver degree level qualifications in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Construction. ... More >>





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