Otago Polytechnic

Student-led services


Kowhai Centre

The Kowhai Centre provides free counselling support to the community.

Molyneux Restaurant

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

AKO Espresso Café

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

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.

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.


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