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News in February 2020


Online consultation now open

Today we are embarking on the next stage in our public conversation about the name of the new national Institute, and on behalf of the IST...

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Regional Kōrero go North

Nearly 100 staff and community members joined the NorthTec Regional Kōrero in Whangarei this week, with many connecting remotely from Kaitaia, Kaikohe and Auckland to hear...


Providing reassurance

Today we conclude our concentrated series of hui around the country, finishing in Te Wai Pounamu where we started just a couple of weeks ago and...


Regional Kōrero start in the south

More than 450 staff at Otago Polytechnic took part in an all staff day last week which included an update on the work and progress from...

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Making good progress

With a little over seven weeks to go until the legislation comes into effect, we’re continuing to make good progress getting the foundation set up for...