The experience you need ...

support 800x600When you choose to study at EIT you’ll get the kind of experiences that will help you gain the knowledge and skills to get ahead, whether you want to break into your chosen career or to change direction in your life.  

You’ll experience being part of a vibrant learning community in one of New Zealand’s top tertiary institutes.  You’ll be taught by experienced lecturers who have track records as respected academics and industry professionals.  Gain practical experience so that you’re ready for the working world, and choose from over 130 excellent programmes.

You’ll have the experience of studying at our modern and well-equipped campuses, or at our regional learning centres, and you’ll gain invaluable experience using our facilities and state-of-the-art technology.

... & the support to succeed

graduation 800x600At EIT you’ll get the support you need to make sure you get the rewards for your hard work.  If you’re serious about study and your future, EIT is right behind you.

You’ll learn in classes that are the right size, to make sure that you get the involvement and support you need.  You’ll get help and guidance with everything from study planning to applying for a job after you complete your studies.  You’ll be supported by lecturers who are here for you.  You’ll get the benefit of EIT’s long-established connections with industry throughout New Zealand.  The participation of visiting industry experts will help you develop relevant work skills and get useful industry contacts which can set you on the path to a great job, while you are studying.

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EIT offers you qualifications from certificate and diploma to degree and postgraduate level at highly-equipped campuses in Hawke’s Bay, Tairāwhiti (Gisborne) and Auckland.  Or learn closer to your home at one of our Regional Learning Centres , in Hastings, Maraenui, Ruatoria, Tokomaru Bay, Waipukurau and Wairoa.

Public Lecture

EITS2-PublicLecture-GHDrRangiMatamua4x4-29June2016-V3Tau Hou: An exhibition celebrating Matariki

Public Lecture and Formal Exhibition Opening: Dr Rangi Matamua

Toihoukura are delighted that Dr Rangi Matamua returns in 2016 to speak again about Ringihia i te Kete: Language of the Stars. The kōrero builds on his first Public Lecture, which introduced the idea that current Māori beliefs around Matariki are based on the stories of other cultures.

Dr Matamua has produced a number of publications in his specialist areas of Māori Astronomy, Broadcasting and he has extensively researched areas of Māori language revitalisation and Culture.

His PhD examined the role of Māori language revitalisation, and he sits on a number of related boards including the Society for Māori Astronomy Research and Traditions (SMART).
All enquiries to Te Rina Armitt on 06) 869 0847.

Date: Thursday, 7 July 2016
Time: 6pm
Venue: Maia Gallery, Toihoukura, 80 Cobden Street, EIT Tairāwhiti


videos 1700x800EIT has many great promotional videos, interviews with graduates, events etc that showcase our facilities, programme, staff and students.


Williams Wilshier photo
Automotive Graduate profile - EIT Tairāwhiti
4 days ago

Study at EIT gave Wiremu Raihania the knowledge to start his career as a diesel mechanic and being keen did the rest, says Williams & Wilshier service supervisor Hanan Stevens.“Wiremu has...

Engineering a great career: with plenty of variety and 40 experienced staff to learn from Jonathan Wilkie is going from strength to strength.
Engineering profile - EIT Tairāwhiti
4 days ago

As a young person who loved working with his hands, Jonathan Wilkie got off to a flying start at Universal Engineering.He got a taste for engineering at Universal as part of Gisborne Boys High...

“It gives me a good feeling”: Malachi Lewis (right) found the way in to a career in building things through a Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Carpentry at EIT then a great job with Sam Gavin (left) of ABC Design Builders.
Carpentry Graduate profile - EIT Tairāwhiti
4 days ago

“It gives me a good feeling”: Malachi Lewis (right) found the way in to a career in building things through a Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Carpentry at EIT then a great job with Sam Gavin...


Pasifika Day Tairawhiti Campus - 5 August 2016

Science Fair - 1-8 September 2016

Thursday 1 September & Friday 2 September 2016Prizegiving - Thursday 8 September

Info & Enrolment Day 13 October 2016

Come in and meet our supportive staff, talk to our lecturers and tutors, have a tour of the centre and have a chat about career planning and how to enrol.Where:Hawke's Bay