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    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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    Culinary Swiss Scholarship Career Affirming For Waiariki Graduate

    03 May 2016 - Seeing Switzerland and Italy while on a five week scholarship creating Swiss breads and chocolates may sound like a dream for some, however earlier this year it became a reality for Waiariki graduate, Rebekah Watson.

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    Pohiri Held For Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

    02 May 2016 - Today on Mokoia Campus, we held a pohiri at Tangatarua Marae to mark the 'birth' of Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.

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    LandEd brings new rural training and opportunities to the region

    28 Apr 2016 - Waiariki is excited to announce the launch of LandEd, a new brand that will lead the delivery of training to the rural sector, providing the opportunity for farmers, orchardists and managers to upskill their staff.

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    Gavin Wallace, making a career out of art and healthcare

    28 Apr 2016 - Gavin Wallace has always loved painting and other creative endeavours so nearly a decade ago he enrolled in an art programme at Waiariki. At the same time, he was also weighing up the idea of studying toward the Bachelor of Nursing.

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    Skillme's Ashlee Ashmore Finishes Top In Carpentry

    26 Apr 2016 - The SkillME Māori and Pasifika Trade Training initiative at Waiariki aims to create accessible high-quality trades skills for Māori and Pasifika students aged 16-40, backed by a high level of pastoral support. SkillME scholarship recipient, Ashlee Ashmore finished her Certificate in Carpentry at the top of her class.

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    Working At Lakeland Queen A Joy For Tourism Graduate

    21 Apr 2016 - These holidays many people will be heading out on the Lakeland Queen​, across beautiful Lake Rotorua. Visitors from China will be greeted on-board by Waiariki Bachelor of Tourism Management alumna, Tina Qian as their translator.

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    Name Explored For New Institution

    15 Apr 2016 - Over the past week, Council members and staff from Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic have been engaging with stakeholders in the wider Bay of Plenty about the intended name of the new merged institution – Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology. The name has been gifted by local Iwi.

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    Interim CE Appointed To New Institution

    05 Apr 2016 - Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Neil Barns as the interim Chief Executive for our new institution.

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    Saying Farewell To Mike Fogarty

    31 Mar 2016 - After eight years (and nine months he points out), Mike Fogarty, programme area lead, construction and electrical is retiring from Waiariki Institute of Technology.

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