Aoraki Polytechnic


Kris Smith
P.O. Box 6272, North Dunedin, 9059
579 Castle St, Dunedin 9016
Tel 03 479 5492 or 027 229 5570

Branch Co-Presidents

Carol Soal

Michael Armstrong

03 684 0882

Employment Agreement

Aoraki Polytechnic CA to 30 August 2013

A proposed tracked change version of your collective agreement can be found here:

Aoraki Poly CA with track and change V3 2013 (2)


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  • Aoraki – where the restructuring never ends

    Aoraki mt Cook

    Aoraki Polytechnic continued its endless review processes, announcing this week it will cut another six jobs. The Timaru Herald reports the job losses are on top of 24 redundancies confirmed in ...

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  • Negotiations and ratification votes around the country

    Negotiations at AUT

    TEU members at Aoraki are voting on a proposed new two-year collective agreement that includes a 1.4 percent pay rise in the first year and a 1.9 percent pay rise ...

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  • 24 jobs cut at Aoraki

    Aoraki mt Cook

    The Timaru Herald reports that Aoraki Polytechnic cut 24 jobs yesterday and is planning to cut more. The Herald reports that the polytechnic council has considered options to address falling student ...

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  • 30 jobs at risk for struggling Aoraki

    Kris Smith

    Aoraki Polytechnic is proposing to cut its staff of 174 full time equivalent staff by 30 jobs, as it faces up to a forecast deficit of $2.3 million this year. The ...

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  • Union gets photographer his pay back

    Chris Gable

    When he joined the union nine years ago Chris Gable was just looking to avoid the unpleasant task of negotiating his own employment agreement. It’s not that he was shirking, ...

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  • $29 million cut from polytechnics this year


    Tertiary Update Vol 16 No 11 Data from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) shows the government has made almost a direct transfer of $25 million from publicly owned polytechnics to privately-owned ...

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  • Aoraki CEO resigns

    Carol Soal

    Aoraki Polytechnic’s chief executive Kay Nelson resigned this week. The Timaru Herald reports Kay Nelson was almost four years into her five-year contract, and will work out a three-month notice period. “After ...

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  • Aoraki lacks dowry for merger partners

    Aoraki mt Cook

    The Otago Daily Times reports that Aoraki Polytechnic may look to merge with either CPIT or Otago Polytechnic following a second year of large financial losses. Union members at believe a ...

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  • Minister urges South Island ITP network

    South Island sounds

    Tertiary education minister Steven Joyce has encouraged CPIT to look at options for developing a network of South Island Polytechnics. The CPIT Council notice of meeting for June notes the ...

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  • Timaru speaks up for tertiary education

    Timaru harbour

    The government was not talking to communities, businesses or workers, according to TEU’s national President Sandra Grey speaking at a TEU speak Up for Education meeting in Timaru last week. The ...

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  • Funding cuts to regional job opportunities


    Data from the Tertiary Education Commission shows that government funding for metropolitan based polytechnics has fallen by 1 percent between 2010 and 2011, but it fell by a massive 11 ...

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  • Regional polytechnics battered by government cuts

    reefton school tai poutini campus

    Tertiary Update Vol 15 No 21 Annual reports from twelve of the country’s 18 polytechnics show that the government is drastically cutting funding to polytechnics, and especially regional community polytechnics. Across ...

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  • Campaign softens cuts at Aoraki

    TEU lobbying and campaigning has saved several programmes and nearly half the jobs originally proposed to be cut at Aoraki Polytechnic. However, TEU organiser Kris Smith says cutting programmes across ...

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  • TEU advocates new plan at Aoraki

    Save Aoraki Polytechnic Courses

    The Otago Daily Times reports that Aoraki Polytechnic is considering a request by TEU that it establish replacement media courses at its Dunedin campus, as part of a review of ...

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