Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

New Zealand

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

  • College Name : Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
  • Website address :
  • College Location : Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Private Bag 12001 Tauranga 3143 New Zealand
  • Phone : 07 571 0190  |  0800 BOP POLY (267 7659)
  • Intake : The major intakes for BOP are February and July. Whereas few courses commences only in February.
About the college

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic offers the largest range of New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) approved programmes in Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty. Their nationally recognized short courses, certificates, diplomas, degree programmes and pathways are relevant, hands-on and of high quality. Students benefit from smaller class sizes and lots of personal attention by staff that is committed and aware of industries’ needs.

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic works closely with local and national industries to provide the right training and skills needed in their workforces; this means our graduates have excellent employment prospects. BOP developed strategic partnerships with other tertiary institutions to provide important pathways and opportunities for our students. In 2008 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic entered into a full institutional partnership with the University of Waikato.

Campus locations

BOP is located in the city of Tauranga in the North Island with 2 campuses in the city which are:

Windermere Campus – The main campus is located on the southern side of the city, set in 20 hectares of trees and gardens and providing an atmosphere of peaceful tranquility.

Bongard Centre – The School of Business Studies is located in the Bongard Centre, a modern facility located in the heart of Tauranga City.

The services offered by the institute are:


Books & Stationery

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Students Association (BOPPSA)

Childcare Centre

Copy Centre

Health & Safety

Information Centre

Kohanga Reo


Parking & Transportation

Courses Offered

Courses Offered Level Name of the Program
1 DIPLOMA Diploma in Marine Studies Level 6
2 DIPLOMA Diploma in Marine Studies for Graduates Level 6
3 UG Bachelor of Applied Science
4 DIPLOMA Diploma in Sport & Recreation Level 6
5 UG Bachelor of Sport & Recreation
6 DIPLOMA National Diploma in Architectural Technology Level 6
7 DIPLOMA Diploma in Design (Fashion) Level 6
8 DIPLOMA Bachelor in Design (Fashion)
9 DIPLOMA Diploma in Design (Graphic) Level 6
10 DIPLOMA Diploma in Music Production and Performance – Te Kamakama Level 6
 Certificate in Radio Broadcasting Level 4
11 DIPLOMA New Zealand Diploma in Business (NZDipBus)
12 UG Bachelor of Business Analysis – Financial
13 UG Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) Degree
14 UG Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) Degree
15 UG Bachelor of Tourism (B.Tour)
16 DIPLOMA Diploma in Conveyancing Level 6
17 CERTIFICATE National Certificate in Early Childhood Education & Care Level 5
18 UG Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg) – Early Childhood
19 UG Bachelor of Social Work
20 DIPLOMA Diploma in Tourism Level 5
21 UG Bachelor of Tourism (B.Tour)