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.

We’re excited to announce that all EIT faculty, staff and currently enrolled students now have unlimited access to, an online library of high-quality instructional videos.

With more than 3,700 courses taught by industry experts – and more added every week – is designed for all levels of learners and is available whenever and wherever you’re ready to learn.

You will find links to the EIT landing page on the EIT website under Portals, StaffNet home under Quick Links and at MyEIT.

EIT Proud Sponsor of the Magpies


EIT is proud to be a major sponsor of the Magpies. We support Magpies to achieve success on the field, and in the classroom, to ensure they have the best career they can.



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


New Manager Values EIT'S Sense of Community
2 days ago

After 15 years working in special education, Wayne Spence is finding the role of EIT
campus manager “a great fit”. Mr Spence’s career started with a “characterbuilding” stint...

A New Gateway to Quality Education
2 days ago

Greater access to education for the Tairāwhiti region.
Access to quality education that meets community needs and employer demand is a core value of EIT.
Now a new link with...

Sports Scholar - Josh Eden-Whaitiri
2 days ago

My tertiary study started in 2009 when I left school to attend Canterbury University and Auckland University of Technology.  I was young and not able to prioritise studies over a social life, and...


Hei Kai
June 26, 2017 12:00 am
Maia Gallery, Toihoukura School of Māori Visual Arts, EIT Tairāwhiti Campus, 80 Cobden Street, Gisborne

Erena Koopu, Programme Co-ordinator and Senior Lecturer, completed her Masters of Māori Visual Arts (First Class Honours) at the end of in 2016 from Massey University.  She has been lecturing at...

July 2017 Holiday Taster Workshops
July 10, 2017 12:00 am
EIT Hawke's Bay

Check out the range of taster day workshops we have running in the July school holidays.  These are open to Year 11, 12 and 13 high school students and you can do as many as you like. These...

EIT Hawke's Bay Graduation Ceremonies
June 15, 2017 2:30 pm
Municipal Theatre

Hawke's Bay Graduation Ceremonies 15-16th March 2018