Tuesday, August 9, 2016

A Dunedin tertiary institution has contributed hundreds of millions of dollars to the Otago economy.

Figures from the latest Otago Polytechnic Economic Impact Report show it's contributed $255M to the region.

Its global economic impact for 2015 was valued at nearly $290M.

Chief executive Phil Ker says the report illustrates the institute's significance to Otago, having a direct influence on local economic development.

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