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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 Diploma in Agribusiness Management (NDAM)

Grow your career with this diploma that is designed to equip you with vital agribusiness management skills for positions in the agriculture, horticulture, viticulture and other rural and primary industries.

The agribusiness management skills you'll acquire include financial management, resource management, human resources and business planning.

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Mathew-Cheer

Mathew Cheer, National Diploma in Agribusiness Management (NDAM)

After 10 years in London, Mathew Cheer returned to New Zealand to find rural industries had changed and progressed.

Recognising the need to upskill, Matt enrolled at EIT and is now into his second year of study towards a National Diploma in Agribusiness Management.

Originally from Norsewood where his family run sheep and cattle on a 40-acre lifestyle block, he went to Dannevirke High School and worked on a dairy farm and then for Williams & Kettle in Dannevirke, Taupo and Waipukurau.

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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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