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Agriculture and Horticulture

Study for an exciting career in agriculture and horticulture in a wide range of certificate and diploma programmes in New Zealand’s premium food producing region.

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Viticulture Cadetship National Certificate in Horticulture (Advanced) (Viticulture) (Level 4)

Study includes both on and off-job compnents, through block courses, EIT tutorials and on-job assessments, giving a well-rounded understanding of the skills required for the viticulture industry.

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Johnathon Newbie

Jonathon Newby, Horticulture Cadetship National Certificate in Horticulture (Advanced) (Fruit Production) (Level 4) Student

My qualification from EIT has enabled me to be employed in the horticulture industry worldwide and also helped me win the NZ National Young Fruit Grower of the Year title.

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Gordon Reid

Students taught by me will be challenged to put the principles learnt in class to the best interests of not only themselves but for the good of the globe.

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Agribusiness Consultant joins EIT Council

Newly appointed to the EIT Council, Gisborne-based agribusiness consultant Hilton Collier believes diversity in educational programmes enhances the interconnectedness of communities like Tairāwhiti read more....

Facilities 

EIT together with Taratahi offer a practical and hands on learning experience.  Our rural section runs a 45 ha. sheep and beef farm with sheep and cattle yards and a woolshed.  Well stocked tractor and implement sheds provide students with the fencing, handpiece and forestry equipment to learn a wide range of agricultural skills.  A demonstration vineyard is sited adjacent to the winery, as well as greenhouses, hydroponics and workrooms.

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A FREE taste of EIT in the April holidays

Viticulture and Wine Science Interested in science, viticulture, winemaking or working in... Read More

Feb
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Cheers for Cheer

After 10 years in London, Mathew Cheer returned to New Zealand to find rural industries... Read More

Feb
1

Job success for horticulture students

There are plenty of winners in a new partnership between EIT and the horticulture... Read More

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25

Trades academy success

The success of the High School Trades Academy Programme @ EIT is being felt in the far... Read More

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