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Ara Expands On Local Delivery For South Canterbury Trades Apprentices

Friday, 8 April 2022, 12:30 pm | Te Pukenga

Ara Institute of Canterbury has been working alongside other tertiary education providers to provide flexible trades training for South Canterbury apprentices - showing that collaboration is key to development and shared success within the Te ... More >>

Te Pūkenga Shares International Education Strategy

Friday, 8 April 2022, 11:44 am | Te Pukenga

Providing an outstanding education and learning experience that develops highly skilled and culturally conscious global ākonga that are sought-after by employers is the aim of a new International Education Strategy released by Te Pūkenga. Te ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Carpentry Learners Prepare To Show Off Skills

Thursday, 7 April 2022, 5:14 pm | Te Pukenga

There will be more than the usual whiff of competitive spirit in the New Zealand Certified Builders (NZCB) Otago ITM Apprentice Challenge this weekend. All nine entrants are apprentices enrolled at Otago Polytechnic - among them twin brothers and a trio ... More >>

Nursing Students Earn While They Learn In Covid Response

Friday, 1 April 2022, 8:04 am | Te Pukenga

A new collaboration between the Canterbury District Health Board and Ara’s Department of Health Practice means that student Grace Fissenden, 20, can help out "in a different way" with the Covid-19 response at Christchurch Hospital. From this ... More >>

NZDF And Te Pūkenga Enter New Vocational Education Agreement

Monday, 28 March 2022, 11:29 am | Te Pukenga

New Zealand Defence Force and Te Pūkenga have signed a relationship agreement that will see both organisations working together to provide world-classing training and qualifications to Defence personnel. This new agreement draws together the training ... More >>

Principles Of Family Violence Intervention Micro-credential Responds To Industry Demand

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 6:07 pm | Te Pukenga

In 2022 Ara launched a new micro-credential in Principles of Family Violence Intervention, for individuals working across health, social work and government policy to add another tool to their professional toolkit. "Twenty students are enrolled this first ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Graduate’s Millinery Skills Help Others Mark Academic Milestone

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 10:44 am | Te Pukenga

Otago Polytechnic graduate Katie Mangai has gone to extra lengths to ensure others are able to celebrate their academic success in style this week. Katie, who will be conferred a Graduate Diploma in Design (Distinction), specialising in fashion, ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Learners Cook Up A Storm Catering To Fellow Students In Isolation

Thursday, 3 March 2022, 1:39 pm | Te Pukenga

A group of Otago Polytechnic learners is catering - literally - to the culinary needs of fellow Dunedin students isolating because of Covid. Otago Polytechnic third-year Bachelor of Culinary Arts learners have developed a student-focused smorgasbord comprising ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Adds ‘old-school’ Approach To Student Support

Thursday, 24 February 2022, 3:45 pm | Te Pukenga

Otago Polytechnic’s ongoing efforts to support its learners now include additional measures - "old-school" distractions such as board games, books and playing cards. "We have implemented a wide range of measures to ensure the health and ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Collects Multiple Medals At Best Design Awards

Monday, 21 February 2022, 5:50 pm | Te Pukenga

Otago Polytechnic has won five medals at the Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Design Awards. Eight Otago Polytechnic School of Design-related projects were represented at the awards ceremony. Held online on Friday (18 February), the postponed ... More >>

Healthcare Crying Out For More Nurses - Ara Answers Call

Monday, 21 February 2022, 1:03 pm | Te Pukenga

New Zealand’s healthcare sector is crying out for qualified nurses. As community cases of Omicron climb in numbers, and the government readies itself for borders reopening, our health care system is trying to prepare, all while facing a national ... More >>

Te Pūkenga And ITENZ Enter New Partnership

Monday, 21 February 2022, 11:02 am | Te Pukenga

Two vital vocational education and training groups signed a partnership agreement that will see both organisations working collaboratively to meet the objectives behind the massive reform of vocational education in Aotearoa New Zealand – Te Pūkenga ... More >>

Learners At Forefront Of Te Pūkenga Partnership

Friday, 18 February 2022, 11:09 am | Te Pukenga

New Zealand’s soon-to-be largest tertiary education provider has appointed a collaborative partnership led by Clemenger BBDO alongside Te Amokura, Bright Sunday and All is For All as its advertising village. Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills ... More >>

MITO Joins Te Pūkenga Work Based Learning Whānau

Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 1:11 pm | Te Pukenga

Aotearoa New Zealand’s vocational educational journey accelerated today, as Te Pūkenga formally welcomed MITO into the whānau with a virtual whakatau. On 1 January 2022, MITO transferred to Te Pūkenga Work Based Learning Limited (WBL), a subsidiary ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic To Collaborate With University Of Otago On Welcome Video

Tuesday, 1 February 2022, 4:44 pm | Te Pukenga

Otago Polytechnic is teaming up with the University of Otago to produce a combined video welcoming students and new staff to both institutions though mihi whakatau, pōwhiri and waiata. Because of Covid-19 public health measures, a range of Otago ... More >>

Long-serving Otago Polytechnic Executive Says Institution’s Future Looks Bright

Thursday, 27 January 2022, 1:42 pm | Te Pukenga

Chris Morland, Deputy Chief Executive Learner Experience Otago Polytechnic, retires on Friday 28 January, bringing to a close four decades of experience within the tertiary education sector, including the last 17 years at the Dunedin campus. Having arrived ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Excited About New Executive Appointments

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 5:13 pm | Te Pukenga

Otago Polytechnic is excited to welcome Megan Potiki and Jason Tibble to new executive leadership roles next week. The pair will join Otago Polytechnic’s Te Kāhui Manukura (formerly Executive Leadership Team) on Monday, 24 January. Megan Potiki has been ... More >>

First For Otago Polytechnic As Academic Completes Masters Entirely In Te Reo Māori

Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 9:43 am | Te Pukenga

Shaun Tahau has created history at Otago Polytechnic, successfully completing a Master of Professional Practice - entirely in te reo Māori. It’s been a significant year for Shaun -- in August, he was appointed to an exciting new role, Tumuaki Whakawhanake/Director ... More >>

New Research On Crushed Glass As A Wastewater Filter

Friday, 3 December 2021, 2:02 pm | Te Pukenga

2A concrete sand is the most commonly used sand filter in New Zealand’s wastewater treatment systems, but it’s expensive, and not always available - so what about crushed glass? Through his research with TM Consultants, final year Civil Engineering ... More >>

Chairperson Of National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee Appointed

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 11:49 am | Te Pukenga

Eastern Institute of Technology’s Professor Nat Waran has been appointed Chairperson of the National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee (NAEAC) which provides independent advice on ethical and animal welfare issues on the use of animals in research, testing ... More >>