Careers Expo 2017

1 Sep 2017

Careers Expo 2017 Check out whats in your backyard

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MAINZ Christchurch Open Night

30 Aug 2017

MAINZ Christchurch Open Night Bachelor of Audio Engineering and Production

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Exploring the snow this winter

28 Jun 2017

Exploring the snow this winter You don’t need to be an expert to have a great day on the mountain. Many ski novices – or those who skied in their youth but haven’t seen the snow for a few years – can be put-off by the thought of high costs, dicey access roads and potential failure on the slopes. It doesn’t have to be that hard. There are so many options in the South Island for skiing holidays that are easy to get to, reasonably affordable and realistic for any skill level. One of the big differences is the choice between the commercial and club fields. At the first you’ll have access to all the gear and facilities, while the latter is a more intimate experience with less pressure. Below are a few tips to get you and your family on the mountain this winter – whether you want to push yourself to the top or just sit back and enjoy the scenery. *1. Accessibility – you don’t necessarily need a 4WD* Many of the big fields, like Coronet Peak and the Remarkables, now have fully tar-sealed access roads. Even some of the smaller clubs, such as Craigieburn, Broken River and Mt Cheeseman, are gravelled. So, as long as...

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Low student numbers result in Southland Civil Plant programme closure

9 Jun 2017

Low student numbers result in Southland Civil Plant programme closure Declining student numbers in Tai Poutini Polytechnic’s (TPP’s) Southland‐based Civil Plant Operation programme have made it unviable to continue and the programme will be closed as soon as current students have completed their studies. TPP has been consulting with staff and union representatives over the future of the Southland Civil Plant Operation programme in recent months. With just five students enrolled in 2017, it has been decided that it is not economical to continue the programme. The Polytechnic is working with the staff affected by the decision to discontinue the programme in order to appropriately address employment matters. The closure of the programme in Southland will have no direct impact on other TPP Civil and Mining programmes around the country, which continue to attract strong enrolments. TPP Chief Executive Alex Cabrera says the decision to close the Southland Civil Plant Operation programme was not an easy one. “We are acutely aware of the contribution the programme makes to the local economy and of the future of our staff in Southland. Unfortunately, it simply became unviable to continue to offer the programme with such low student numbers. “The closure relates to the ongoing sustainability improvement work currently underway at TPP. It was a difficult decision, however, it is a financially prudent step...

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Greymouth and Westport Campus Open Day

28 May 2017

Greymouth and Westport Campus Open Day Greymouth and Westport Campus Open Day

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MAINZ Auckland Campus Open Week

28 May 2017

MAINZ Auckland Campus Open Week 12 to 16 July 2018

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