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Find your calling and set up your future, with a Tai Poutini Polytechnic qualification. You’ll gain invaluable skills to seamlessly transition from study to industry; work-ready, capable, and confident.

Explore your options

Ask any of our graduates and they’ll tell you our ‘learn by doing’ approach makes for a memorable and valuable study experience - skills and experience that makes our graduates highly sought-after.


Qualifications and courses

Choose from a wide range of subjects, from art and design to adventure tourism, from horticulture to civil plant operation. And pretty much everything in between! Browse our programmes or let one of our support staff help you figure our your next step.

Why choose Tai Poutini Polytechnic?

  1. Educational excellence
    We have qualifications from certificate to diploma that are focused on industry expectations and prepare you to become work-ready.
  2. Hands on learning
    Learn by doing gives you both the skills and experience that future employers are looking for.
  3. Personal growth and support
    Enjoy a friendly and inclusive place to study with a great range of facilities, services and support channels.

Book a campus tour

We’d love to give you a guided tour around our campuses, so you can get a real feel for what its like to be a student at Tai Poutini Polytechnic.

Applying for study in 2023? It will be with Te Pūkenga

Applying for study in 2023? It will be with Te Pūkenga

Te Pūkenga is the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa.

Contact us

If you’re not sure what to study and would like some guidance, we’re here to help. Feel free to chat to us directly about any questions you may have.