Thursday, 18 May 2017
Techweek Tauranga wrapped up last Friday with Celebratech, a showcase of innovative and inventive tech ideas happening around the Bay of Plenty.
Tuesday, 16 May 2017
New tanker huge asset for Bay transport students
The Road Transport team from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology are all smiles with the arrival of a new rig to join the fleet – a decommissioned milk tanker from Fonterra.
Monday, 8 May 2017
Accolades From Minister For First Anniversary
A year ago the Bay of Plenty witnessed the merger of its two polytechnics – they celebrated their first anniversary as Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology with regional stakeholders.
Wednesday, 3 May 2017
Celebrating Tech In The Bay
Techweek Tauranga, our city’s first festival of technology, is about to kick off and Celebratech is one of the events innovation enthusiasts won’t want to miss.
Putting Video-Making Skills To Use For Charity
Video is a popular way for businesses to promote their products and services, but the cost involved is a deterrent for some businesses, especially not-for-profits and charity organisations.
Monday, 1 May 2017
Bay's largest tertiary provider turns one
Today marks the first anniversary of the establishment of Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, being the merged entity of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Waiariki Institute of Technology.
Monday, 24 April 2017
Intergenerational mingling at Easter
Monday, 10 April 2017
Exceptional leadership team for new tertiary provider
The Bay of Plenty’s largest tertiary provider, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, announced the appointment of its new senior leadership team earlier today.
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Street Art Festival Good Fit for Tertiary
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology recently announced its associate sponsorship of the Paradox Street Art Festival - Live & Local (28 March – 15 June 2017).
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
High performing sports students recognised
Some of the Bay of Plenty’s elite young sportspeople were recognised on Thursday night as family, friends and members of the sporting community gathered to celebrate the successes of five athletes who received High Performance Sports Scholarships from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.
Monday, 6 March 2017
Saving our planet one meal at a time!
The Bay of Plenty is bracing itself for a culinary treat like no other.
Friday, 3 March 2017
O'Week Toi Ohomai Style
Sausages sizzling, hamburgers grilling, music cranking, competitions, give-aways and a whole lot of action on the Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology campuses can only mean one thing – Orientation Week is mid-swing!
Monday, 27 February 2017
Innovative new learning space for students
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology’s Windermere Campus celebrated the opening of a new $14 million student-centred learning space earlier this month.
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Chinese educators excited about Toi Ohomai qualifications
Malcolm Hardy knows his fair share about building relationships.
Thursday, 22 December 2016
Educating the next generation of coders
School children from around Tauranga got to try out their coding skills recently at the annual 'Hour of Code' event organised by Venture Centre and Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.
Scholarships help local students step toward their dreams
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology has ended the year in true festive spirit, handing out $25,000 in scholarships to local students ready to take the leap into tertiary study in order to pursue their dreams.
New CE welcomed to Toi Ohomai
New Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Chief Executive, Dr Leon Fourie, was recently welcomed to the institution through two pōwhiri.
Tuesday, 6 December 2016
Culinary students gain experience in top Auckland restaurants
Culinary students at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology are in the enviable position of learning from some of New Zealand’s most experiences chefs – and now three promising students have further expanded their hands-on learning by gaining work experience in some of top Auckland’s most exclusive restaurants.
A study of identity
Education can unlock the door to many new career opportunities, but for Norah Maclachlan it provided an essential chance to connect with her culture and help discover her identity.
2016 Charity House Sells For $200,000
$200,000 – that’s the amazing price our fourth annual Toi Ohomai Charity House went for at auction on Sunday, thanks to winners Judy and Graeme Hardie.
Hour of Code aims to get kids into computer science
Primary and intermediate aged students in Tauranga will have the chance to try computer science and coding next month during the annual ‘Hour of Code’ event.
The Hour of Code is part of Computer Science Education Week, a global event aiming to introduce kids to coding and address the lack of diversity in the computing field.
Students put cooking skills to use for charity
Hospitality students from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology (formerly Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic) served up a mouth-watering three course meal on Thursday night, giving them a chance to show off their cooking skills while raising much needed donations for Waipuna Hospice.
52 guests attended the dinner at the Huria Marae which raised over $1,300 for the local charity.
Monday, 28 November 2016
Kids - Playing for the thrill of it!
Making sure that young athletes have fun was a central message throughout the addresses and activities during the one-day Youth Athlete Development Symposium at Toi Ohomai’s Windermere campus on Monday, 21 November.
Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Auction date unveiled for 2016 charity house
Housing buyers looking for a modern new home and a way to give back to their community can rejoice – the auction date for this year’s Charity House project at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology has been unveiled as 2pm Sunday, 4th December 2016.
Friday, 18 November 2016
Forestry simulator for mechanised operations aimed at growing skills, cutting injuries
A jump in demand for forestry workers able to safely operate mechanised harvesting equipment has led to the creation of New Zealand’s first entry-level New Zealand Certificate in Forest Harvesting (Basic Machine Operations) programme.
Monday, 14 November 2016
Making music dreams a reality
A passion for people and the ocean: Marine Science student bound for Timor-Leste
As a young child, David Zencominierski always had a love of the ocean.
Keeping our sport champions local
Relationships are important to Heidi Lichtwark, Chief Executive of Sport BOP, who heads a multi - team operation within and across our local community – including schools, clubs, agencies and organisations.
Students get advice from the stars
It’s been a case of ‘rubbing shoulders with the stars’ for music and radio broadcasting students at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.
Amy Robinson makes Junior World Cup team (Hockey)
Amy Robinson has been training and playing alongside the Black Sticks squad this year with the hopes of making the Junior World Cup - now that dream has been realised.
The Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology student has just been named in the NZ U21 team to compete in the Junior World Cup in Chile, 24 November to 5 December.