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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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National Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

When you graduate with this certificate your job opportunities will revolve around the challenges and rewards of pasture management and livestock handling. If you already have farming experience this qualification will shore up that knowledge and give you an advantage when seeking employment.

On successful completion of the National Certificate in Agriculture, you may choose to continue with studies to complete the Lincoln University Diploma in Agriculture at Level 5.

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Brett Carroll, Diploma in Horticulture Graduate

EIT has a good reputation in the horticulture field.  They have great tutors that will inspire you and help you towards your goal.  I know have the knowledge I need to develop my lifestyle block and to sustain the land for the enjoyment of others.

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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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Job success for horticulture students

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