Welcome to Tairāwhiti
Welcome to Tairāwhiti. We pride ourselves on being whanau oriented and putting students first. We exist to give you a good education experience that produces positive outcomes for your life.
As well as our main campus in Palmerston Road, EIT also has a Rural Studies Unit (RSU) in Stout Street. Many of our rural programmes are offered in RSU, such as horticulture, agriculture etc.
We also have Regional Learning Centres in Wairoa, Ruatoria and Tokomaru Bay.
Contact Details and Hours
290 Palmerston Road
Telephone: 06 869 0810
Extended opening hours (January/February):
8.00am – 5.00pm Monday – Thursday
8.00am – 4.30pm Friday
Normal opening hours (March – December):
8.00am – 4.30pm Monday – Thursday
8.00am – 4.00pm Friday
Location and Campus Map
Our Tairāwhiti Campus and Rural Studies Unit are situated in the heart of Gisborne, near the Taruheru River, and stunning beaches famous for their surf.
The focus of Toihoukura is to ensure the continuing development of art forms that are specifically Māori. This is promoted through the development of, and participation in an arts ‘wānanga’ learning environment, that encourages the personal and professional development of every student.