The new national mega polytechnic will come into being on Wednesday, but the name and location of its headquarters is still to be decided. MURRAY WILSON/STUFF UCOL in Palmerston North is one of 16 entities that will become part of the new national body. Jordan said it was thought the permanent name and location for the new national institute would be known by now, but the board decided it needed more time to consider. "Our recommendation to the minister was that the working name, New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, continue to be used for another month. Murray Strong is the chairman of the new council of the institute of skills and technology.
Source: Stuff March 31, 2020 00:45 UTC