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Find out the latest news from Open Polytechnic.

  • Open Polytechnic's 70th Anniversary Celebrations

    This year marks Open Polytechnic’s 70th Anniversary.  Since 1946 Open Polytechnic has been helping students from all over New Zealand change their lives through access to flexible distance learning. 

    Posted on 3 March 2020

  • Congratulations to the 2016 Kua Hii Ake Te Ata Study Award recipients

    Congratulations to the recipients of the 2016 Kua Hii Ake Te Ata Study Award. Our Study Awards are aimed at encouraging and supporting our Māori students towards completing a Level 5 or above qualification.

    Posted on 3 March 2020

  • New social health and wellbeing qualifications launched at Open Polytechnic

    A pathway for students wishing to study innovative new qualifications in Social Health and Wellbeing is now on offer through Open Polytechnic, New Zealand’s leading online and distance education provider.

    Posted on 3 March 2020

  • Open Polytechnic and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa partner to digitise te reo Māori education programme

    Open Polytechnic and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa (TWoA) are working in an innovative partnership to digitise course content for one of New Zealand’s largest te reo Māori programmes.

    Posted on 3 March 2020

  • New agreement signed between Open Polytechnic and IHC

    An agreement signed between national distance learning provider Open Polytechnic and IHC, New Zealand’s largest provider of services to people with intellectual disabilities, will see IHC staff given the opportunity to upskill with new qualifications.

    Posted on 3 March 2020

  • Open Polytechnic and MASH Trust work together

    Open Polytechnic, New Zealand’s specialist provider of online and distance learning, and the MASH Trust, a leading provider of support services in the lower North Island, have been working together to upskill mental health and disability support workers.

    Posted on 3 March 2020

  • Open Polytechnic and MBIE to work together on intercultural competency programme

    Open Polytechnic, New Zealand’s specialist provider of online and distance learning, has been selected by the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) to develop their cross government intercultural competency programme.

    Posted on 3 March 2020

  • Open Polytechnic celebrates student achievement

    Witnessed by their proud family and friends, Open Polytechnic distance learning graduates from throughout the lower North Island crossed the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington yesterday [24 May, 3.30 pm] to receive their well-earned qualifications.

    Posted on 3 March 2020

  • Changes at Open Polytechnic to benefit learners

    The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand has today [9 February] announced it will be making organisational changes designed to enhance its services and take advantage of new technology to better meet the needs of its learners.

    Posted on 3 March 2020

  • HITO signs-up to iQualify learning platform

    Online learning through the iQualify platform will soon complement on-the-job training for hundreds of hairdressing, barbering and beauty therapy apprentices, industry trainees and gateway trainees throughout the country.

    Posted on 3 March 2020