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News in January 2020

1.6 Name and brand

He Karere: Name and brand development

Today we commence a series of Regional Kōrero as part of our regular visits to learning providers and regions to share updates, answer questions, and listen.


Te Tūhonotanga - ITP CEs and Chairs reconnect

In early December Chief Executives and Board Chairs from across the 16 Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) came together in Christchurch under the banner Te...