Otago Polytechnic


  Kylie Maihi
Operations Coordinator Kylie.Maihi@op.ac.nz

Days of Work: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

Kylie joined the Otago Polytechnic in 2017 coming from an Industry Training Background with a Degree in Physical Education. Kylie works with the IT Programmes providing administrative and operational support to both students and staff.


  Helen Geytenbeek
Senior Lecturer Helen.Geytenbeek@op.ac.nz

Helen has a Hotel Management and Contract Catering background and has been with Otago Polytechnic for around ten years. Her main role is in training students to recognise the needs of customers in any sector of the Hospitality/Tourism Industry. Helen has a passion for the production, manufacture, preparation and service of coffee. Her objective is to instill a lifelong desire to learn and to watch students develop and explore these skills.

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Hillary Jenkins
Senior Lecturer Hillary.Jenkins@op.ac.nz

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  Lynn Brandham
Senior Lecturer Lynn.Brandham@op.ac.nz

Lynn is Senior Lecturer on the Certificate and Diploma in Applied Travel and Tourism programmes. She holds qualifications in travel and teaching and her employment background is in Travel Agency management. Lynn is passionate in encouraging students to have enthusiasm for learning all aspects of the travel and tourism industries.