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    Chinese presidents learn from our institute

    27 Jun 2016 - Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (WBoPP) was proud to be one of two institutes in New Zealand chosen to have its programmes, systems and processes studied by China’s higher learning institutes last week.

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    Byron Dewar - From Eketahuna Logger to the Diploma In Forest Management

    24 Jun 2016 - “I’m just the logger from Eketahuna aye, but sometimes you just have to think big,” says Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic student, Byron Dewar.

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    ‘Sport and Health Massage’ Now Offered In Rotorua

    23 Jun 2016 - Those looking to become an accredited masseuse no longer need travel to Tauranga or Auckland to achieve this status, as enrolments are now open for Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic’s (WBoPP) Certificate in Sport and Health Massage in Rotorua.

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    Adventure Tourism Graduate Turns Outdoor Passion Into A Career

    09 Jun 2016 - You’ve seen him on our billboards, but Kane Nikora is his own success story, employed with Kaitiaki Adventures just one month after graduating from Waiariki’s Certificate in Adventure Tourism.

  • Charity House Confirmed For Seven More Years, As $30k Awarded To Local Charities thumbnail image.

    Charity House Confirmed For Seven More Years, As $30k Awarded To Local Charities

    01 Jun 2016 - Positivity and community spirit filled the air at Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic’s Mokoia Campus this morning as the record sum of $33,000 raised from the proceeds of the 2015 Charity House auction was handed over to deserving community groups at the project’s annual awards ceremony.

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    Mini Masterchef Joins Patisserie and Bakery Class For A Day

    31 May 2016 - At the end of 2015, little Clodagh McCann made headlines selling vege plants to raise money to meet her idol, Jamie Oliver.

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    Labour Leader, Andrew Little Impressed With Charity House

    13 May 2016 - Leader of the New Zealand Labour Party​, Andrew Little​ and Labour's Housing spokesperson, Phil Twyford​ visited Mokoia Campus this morning.

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    Drug Testing Shows Positive Results

    11 May 2016 - A new initiative was trialled last year where staff and students of Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic’s trades programmes voluntarily lined up for a drug test. The results were great, with a 100% pass rate of the 97 people tested.

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    Art Lecturer Invades Space at Te Papa

    11 May 2016 - Kereama Taepa, a lecturer on our new Bachelor of Creative Technologies, is the latest artist to have his work selected, commissioned and featured by the Wellington Sculpture Trust as part of their biennial 4 Plinths Sculpture Project outside Te Papa.

  • Record Year For Accessible Nursing Degree thumbnail image.

    Record Year For Accessible Nursing Degree

    05 May 2016 - Last year was a record year for the Bachelor of Nursing, which had its best academic year in five years, with 52% of students employed before qualification completion.

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