News & Our Views

News items about the Polytechnic, our students and our staff, plus blog posts from our teaching and learning team, Te Poutama, and our Marketing & Communications team.

On the cutting edge of construction Brian Miller enjoys being on the cutting edge of construction and will have a chance to put those skills to good use at the Arch Eng Build competition in Auckland this July. Brian Miller
Art students take on time Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic is presenting the ‘Replay/Relay' exhibition, which is on display to the public for free until July 4. Media, Arts and Design group leader Mary Stewart
Happy crowd at Open Day High school students from around the Bay were treated to a stunning day of winter sunshine at Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic’s Open Day in Tauranga on Friday.
Tokoroa celebrates new transport learning hub A new trade training centre built with a vision to provide jobs in the South Waikato region has opened. The collaboration between the South Waikato District Council, transport and logistic industry leaders and Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic has come to fruition. Road Transport & Logistics Group Leader, Dean Colville
Carpentry apprentice wins award Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic carpentry apprentice, Max Southworth, has won the Chairman's Personality Award at the Certified Builders Carpentry Apprentice Challenge. Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic carpentry apprentice Max Southworth
Culinary students going for gold Waiairki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic’s Tauranga team for the Toque d’Or competition has been named and will compete in Auckland this July. Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Culinary Arts student, Crystal Rutherford
QS classmates an oarsome combination Quantity Surveying students Taris Harker and Tim Waller are balancing study with high performance sport – both will be representing New Zealand in the Canoe Sprint World Championships in Belarus. They caught up with Peter White from the Bay of Plenty Times about their training. Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Quantity Surveying student, Taris Harker
Tackling study and sport Tackling study and sport is all in a day’s work for Masiu Vainikolo, Brad Armstrong and Jessie Williams. Recipients of a joint scholarship from Bay Rugby and Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, the trio of student-athletes are busy balancing full-time study with high performance rugby training. Bay Rugby scholarship recipient and Bachelor of Sport & Recreation student, Masiu Vainikolo
Emerging Polynesian artists soak up art in Wellington Two young Polynesian artists from Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Creative Industries (BCI) were recently selected to immerse themselves in Pacific art on an all-expenses paid trip to Wellington. Bachelor of Creative Industries student, Juanita-Louisa Karora
Honour shared by family, colleagues Former Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Council member, Graham Young, was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit during the weekend’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list (2016). Former Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Council member, and Member of the NZ Order of Merit, Graham Young.

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