Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic Research Repository


OPRES, the Otago Polytechnic Research Repository, collects, preserves and distributes digital material. As an Open Access repository, OPRES is an important tool for preserving the legacy of Otago Polytechnic; it facilitates digital preservation and scholarly communication.

Choose the discipline you are interested in from the left-hand menu to browse selected student theses.

Licensing and copyright


Staff work

All items within this collection are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Framework. Individual entries will display their Creative Commons license, thus providing information about the appropriate use and attribution of material. Information about Creative Commons Licenses and their uses, can be found at: http://creativecommons.org.nz/licences/licences-explained/.

Student work

Theses and dissertations are protected by the Copyright Act 1994 (New Zealand). The theses and dissertations in this collection may be consulted by you, provided you comply with the provisions of the Act and the following conditions of use:

  • Any use you make of these documents or images must be for research or private study purposes only, and you may not make them available to any other person.
  • Authors control the copyright of their thesis or dissertation. You will recognise the author's right to be identified as the author of the thesis or dissertation, and due acknowledgement will be made to the author where appropriate.
  • You will obtain the author's permission before publishing any material from the thesis or dissertation.