Otago Polytechnic

As at 1 April 2020 and in accordance with the Education Act 1989 as recently amended, Otago Polytechnic will become a limited liability company (to be known as Otago Polytechnic Limited and wholly-owned subsidiary of the New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (NZIST). 

The board of directors of Otago Polytechnic Limited were announced on 17 March 2020. Further details are here.


Members of the public are entitled to attend board meetings and meetings of the Academic Committee, subject to section 48 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (LGOIMA). The meeting agenda and associated reports (if any) will be available at least two working days before the meeting on request by emailing jeanette.corson@op.ac.nz. They will not be available for inspection at our offices in light of COVID-19 until further notice.

Here is a list of all meetings scheduled to be held next month. The list is updated every month (not more than 14 days and not less than 5 days before the end of every month as required under section 46(1) of LGOIMA.




2 April 2020

In light of COVID-19, the inaugural board meeting of Otago Polytechnic Limited will be held by way of Skype rather than in-person. 

Please contact jeanette.corson@op.ac.nz if you would like to attend, and log-in details will be provided to you.


7 April 2020

Academic Board (by way of Teams)
Please contact lynn.hunter@op.ac.nz if you would like to attend, and log-in details will be provided to you.



To find out more about Otago Polytechnic Limited’s Directors:



Published on 25 Mar 2020

Orderdate: 25 Mar 2020
Expiry: 25 Mar 2022