Who will sit on new polytechnic subsidiary boards, to be established in April next year, is unclear - and players involved could vary from institution to institution.
Dunedin National list MP Michael Woodhouse has launched a petition calling on the Government to save Otago Polytechnic.
Otago Polytechnic will be celebrating girl power at this year's Home and Living Show, as female apprentices and tradies collaborate to put together the country's first climate safe house.
Two Otago Polytechnic graduates are building a future for themselves in the construction industry, and have been nominated for national awards.
A Bill governing the future of New Zealand's vocational education is "bad democracy" and backtracks on previous statements made around autonomy, the head of Otago Polytechnic says.
Beekeeping is being offered for the first time by Otago Polytechnic at the Central Campus in Cromwell.
Otago Polytechnic chief executive Phil Ker will stay at the polytechnic until mid-2020, to see out the changes being made to New Zealand's polytechnics and institutes of technology.
Otago Polytechnic has confirmed it is reviewing its safety and security procedures, after a man allegedly pulled out a firearm at the Dunedin School of Art last month.
Otago Polytechnic is defending its optimistic view of a Government reform of vocational education - as the Southern Institute of Technology takes legal advice on the contentious plan.
Building Otago's relationships with local runanga and other community players will be crucial during the next two and a-half years if the polytechnic is to survive, the head of Otago Polytechnic says.
The struggle continues for Otago Polytechnic in its battle to make the most of the overhaul of polytechnic tertiary education and the trades and industry training area.
The Govt's tertiary reform plan allows polytechnics a two-year grace period before they become part of a national institute - and gives them a chance to fight to retain their independence, the head of Otago Polytechnic says.
The polytechnic reform plan released by the Government yesterday might not have been exactly the one the Otago Chamber of Commerce was looking for - but the chamber's chief executive says it is a...
New Zealand's 16 polytechnics will be merged into one national campus as part of vocational education reforms announced by Education Minister Chris Hipkins today.
The Govt plans to amalgamate all 16 of the country's vocational training institutions. Bruce Munro examines the track record of centralisation and takes a walk along Vogel St to discover what's at risk.
There is a sense of dread about the future strength of the Otago Polytechnic and the Southern Institute of Technology. They are both impressively successful in their own ways and likely to suffer...
The Otago Polytechnic should know before the end of the year if it has been chosen as a regional centre of expertise.