Exhibition on Pacific identity within Tauranga Friday, 17 July 2015 Artist Darcell Apelu's work explores perceptions of the Pacific body through identification, specifically that of "being other" within the social climate of New Zealand and the Pacific. ANCHORED: In her performance on opening night, Darcell wears and swings a skirt with sinkers attached.
Greater Opportunities for Bay Region Wednesday, 15 July 2015 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (BoPP) and Waiariki Institute of Technology (Waiariki) are on track to combine to form a new institution, in order to deliver greater education opportunities for the wider Bay of Plenty region. Students at a table outside
Open Day taster Monday, 29 June 2015 Eight hundred secondary school students from around the Bay of Plenty flocked to the Polytechnic’s annual Open Day last Friday, soaking up course information and getting a taste of campus life. Around 800 students from around the Bay flocked to Bay of Plenty Polytechnic's Open Day.
Young Fruit Grower competition Tuesday, 23 June 2015 Two of the contestants competing in the 2015 BOP Young Fruit Grower of the Year awards this week are Bay of Plenty Polytechnic horticulture graduates and they’re excited to be demonstrating the skills they’ve picked up from both their study and their industry experience. Group Leader Horticulture, Shelley Rose.
Trio of Fashion Stars to Sparkle for Matariki Tuesday, 9 June 2015 A highlight of the celebrations will be a catwalk showing of evocative designs by three up-and-coming Bay of Plenty designers, writes Martine Rolls. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic's Fashion Degree graduate Glen MacLachlan's winning designs
Matariki Fashion Show at Tauranga Art Gallery Friday, 5 June 2015 Celebrate Matariki and contemporary Maori art with a night of spectacular fashion and performances at the Tauranga Art Gallery. Street wear, avant-garde and harakeke (flax) couture will take centre stage at Te Ao Hou – Matariki 2015 Fashion Show, which takes place at the gallery on Thursday, June 1 Shona Tawhiao's collection will feature as part of Te Ao Hou – Matariki 2015.
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