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.

World Class "A" Rated Lecturers

2008 Research Carl Patton (5)EIT lecturers have the latest knowledge and research in their field of expertise, and are able to attract all-important research grants.  For you, it means highly qualified academics who have the most up-to-date learning available.

EIT is rated one of the top two institutes of technology and polytechnics in New Zealand for research excellence by the Tertiary Education Commission.  This helps EIT secure funding through the Government’s performance-based research fund.

Government funding helps EIT continue to play a leading role in research in New Zealand,

Our lecturers are in demand to work closely on research projects with universities, polytechnics, businesses and organisations at regional, national and international levels.  They pass on their knowledge to you via their teaching.

When you study at EIT, you will be at an institute that is highly rated for quality academic research.


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Gloucester Street, Taradale

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Public Lecture - Live Stream

EITS2-PublicLecture-GHDrRangiMatamua4x4-29June2016-V3Public 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 Tairawhiti



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