Student-led services



Kōwhai Centre

The Kōwhai Centre provides free counselling support to the community.

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Molyneux Restaurant

The majority of the ingredients come right from our doorstep, including grapes from our horticulture site that make our very own wine.

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AKO Espresso Café

AKO serves quality coffee, specialty drinks, tasty sweets and savouries. It is located on Harbour Terrace (next to Manaaki). 

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Massage Clinic

Our Massage Clinic is perfect if you need time out to relax or just a way to relieve tension, reduce pain and enhance performance.

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Pregnancy Follow-Throughs

Consider sharing this special time with a student midwife who can offer support and companionship during your pregnancy and childbirth experience.


Central Otago Plant Nursery

We specialise in growing plants suitable for the challenging climate of the region, and those which will flourish with minimal watering.

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Located on Harbour Terrace, Manaaki offers a diverse menu, excellent service and a cosy, ambient environment for lunchtime and evening dining.

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Food Truck

Inspired food experiences from our talented Bachelor of Culinary Art students during the warmer seasons! From tacos, nachos, Korean noodles to Chinese buns to challenge your taste buds!

Services for individuals


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Catering and Functions

An in-house catering and functions team that does weddings, corporate events, cocktail parties, birthday parties, breakfasts, morning and afternoon teas, lunches and platters.

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Polykids Childcare Centre

We provide quality early childhood education and care for children up to five years of age. Spaces are limited and we strongly advise contacting Polykids when you apply for your programme of study.


Justice of the Peace

Otago Polytechnic has Justices of the Peace (JPs) on campus who can assist with witnessing signatures, certifying documents and recording declarations or affidavits. 

Venue hire


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The Hub

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Sargood Centre and Classrooms

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Other teaching spaces