Tuesday, 8 December 2009
Fletcher Challenge Trust award presented to outstanding hospitality student
Blu Marqueses walked away from his graduation ceremony at Tai Poutini Polytechnic last night with more than a Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism.
Wednesday, 2 December 2009
Armageddon a huge hit for gaming fans
The Armageddon Expo in Auckland on Labour Weekend drew huge crowds of gaming enthusiasts, says Matt Searles, Marketing and Promotions Manager for Coin Cascade, owners of Timezone gaming stores.
Monday, 30 November 2009
Work hard, play hard and win Timezone dollars and a computer
There's light at the end of the tunnel for Canterbury's hard-working students toiling away at their desks at this time of the year...
"Study hard, get good grades and we'll give you free Timezone dollars, an Honour Roll certificate and the chance each twice a year to win a brand new Apple Laptop" says Matt Searles, marketing and promotions manager of Coin Cascade, owners of Timezone gaming stores.
Tuesday, 24 November 2009
High school students given a helping hand
News release 23 November 2009
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS GIVEN A HELPING HAND
Each year Tai Poutini Polytechnic presents a number of awards to students from West Coast secondary schools who demonstrate goal setting and passion in the curriculum areas of Technology, Computing, and Hospitality and Tourism.
Friday, 13 November 2009
All systems go for census contract winner
In the three-day rush leading up to the 2011 Census night more than 100,000 calls will be made to contact centre operators.
Tai Poutini Polytechnic art on show at the Left Bank
It's all go this week for Tai Poutini Polytechnic's Jade and Hard Stone Carving students as they prepare for an upcoming exhibition at the Left Bank Art Gallery on Tainui Street.
Tuesday, 3 November 2009
Tai Poutini Polytechnic graduate sought after thanks to qualification combo
23rd October, 2009
Tai Poutini Polytechnic IT graduate success story Craig Liddell is stepping his way up the employment ladder with two major companies now under his employment belt.
Monday, 2 November 2009
Tai Poutini and Tourisim Awards a perfect fit
Roderick Turner, Tai Poutini Polytechnics Head of Department Service Industries, was impressed with the high standard of entries received for the inaugural West Coast Tourism Awards.
Thursday, 15 October 2009
MAINZ students winners at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards
Graduates from the Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand (MAINZ) featured prominently at last Thursdays Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards, taking away a number of highly sought-after Tuis.
Tuesday, 6 October 2009
FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS SAYS MUSIC INSTITUTE HEAD
News release 6 October 2009
FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS SAYS MUSIC INSTITUTE HEAD
American business magnate Donald Trump is a great believer in – and a walking example of – doing what you enjoy to create success in life.
Wednesday, 16 September 2009
Bdazzled brightens smiles at home
Paying hundreds of dollars to have your teeth whitened at the dentist is a thing of the past, says Businesswoman, Jody Burke.
Thursday, 3 September 2009
The changing face of Zinc arrives in NZ
Auckland appearance medicine clinic About Skin is introducing to the New Zealand market Invisible Zinc, dubbed the best sunscreen on the market currently in Australia and an everyday essential award-winning product that is making its way to our Kiwi shores just in time for summer.
Wednesday, 2 September 2009
Success in numbers for dust-inspired artists
Were familiar with the concept of musicians coming together to showcase their work, but what about the professional visual artists; the sculptors, painters and photographers of the world?
Sixteen of Aucklands talented female artists have joined forces to revolutionise their industry as the DUST Collective, and are showcasing the results in two simultaneous exhibitions in Auckland during September.
Entertainment Industry - Over 10 million patrons a year
In the year to June 09 more than 10.2 million people (ticketed and non-ticketed) visited entertainment venues throughout the country equating to an average of 2.5 visits per New Zealander.
Tuesday, 1 September 2009
All aboard for new steam school
They might be something most of us associate with days gone by, but steam-powered transport is alive and well in New Zealand, says Warren Smith, Tai Poutinis Head of Department Automotive Engineering.
Friday, 14 August 2009
Global Equity Markets Vulnerable to a Pull Back
Global equity markets are vulnerable to a pull back after the recent recovery with returns expected to go through a long period of consolidation in the next year, says investment management company NZ Funds.