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.

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.


Cultural exchange trip to Japan will study and compare tattooing styles
April 13, 2018

Off to Japan: Counting down to an exchange trip to Japan are, from left Toihoukura tutor Henare Brooking with Sophie Klinge, a German student who moved to Gisborne from Auckland to study...

EIT Relocates Hastings Learning Centre
April 10, 2018

EIT’s new Hastings Learning Centre celebrates inclusion in expressing the best of Hawke’s Bay in art. Local artists, who are based at Awa Ink studio in Hastings, were commissioned by...

Changing Tack with Trade Wind
April 10, 2018

Seeking a new career path, Te Cohney Whitehouse was awarded a Te Ara o Takitimu scholarship to study electrical engineering at EIT. A partnership between Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated and...


April Taster Day Workshops
April 18, 2018 4:00 pm
EIT Hawke's Bay

Experience EITs FREE school holiday workshops

For Year 11/12/13 school students
(or 15-18 years old). You don’t need to be at school to take part

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EIT Tairāwhiti Graduation Ceremony
May 4, 2018 1:00 pm
Gisborne War Memorial Theatre

Tairāwhiti Graduation Ceremony 4th May 2018 at 1pm

Te Oro i te Whenua – Re-imagining heritage sites
May 10, 2018 5:00 pm
Toihoukura School of Māori Visual Art EIT Tairāwhiti Campus, 80 Cobden Street, Gisborne

In this lecture, Mike Spedding offers a personal perspective on some significant heritage sites in Aotearoa, their current condition – good, bad and indifferent - as well as some thoughts on...