Giant Christmas bear's festive debut
Otago Polytechnic Design students have created a giant bear for the Christmas Santa Parade. Design Lecturer Chris Fersterer says the large bear was the result...
Students deliver innovative dining
The reputation of the Otago Polytechnic Culinary Arts students presenting highly creative food experiences is becoming legendary - and last week's end-of-yea...
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
Otago Polytechnic would like to wish all staff and students a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We will reopen on January 5, 2015....
Cookery students take out Toque D’Or
Beating 11 other top culinary institutes, the team from Central out-cooked and out-served all other comers to take the top prize at the Nestle Toque d’O...
Central January Open Day Open Day at Central
MON 26 JAN 2015 11am–1pm
Seeking a new start in 2015? Visit Central, tour the campus, meet the staff and discuss opportunities...
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