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Student finds passion from training
6 days ago

HIGH suicide statistics and huge mental health and addiction issues on the East Coast are part of a Gisborne tertiary student’s future career decision. Now she has time in her life to finally...

EIT course aiming to open doors for rangatahi
January 31, 2020

An inaugural programme at EIT Tairāwhiti aims to redirect hundreds of young people who are doing nothing. The collaboration between EIT Tairāwhiti, Te Puni Kokiri and the Ministry of Social...

Computing degree lands graduate a dream job
January 31, 2020

From thinking he might seek a trades career, former Lytton High School student Roy Boustead now has a dream job in data analytics and management with Trust Tairāwhiti, thanks to the opportunities...

Running 20 hours nonstop for charity
January 24, 2020

On February 14 at 7 pm, Andrew McCrory will set off for a 155-kilometre-run that could change the life of a Kiwi child suffering from cerebral palsy. Andrew who teaches on EIT’s Services...

New arts student feeling at home away from home
January 20, 2020

Northland student Hinemoana Tautari hasn’t had a chance to get homesick since enrolling for the Bachelor of  Māori Visual Arts at EIT’s Toihoukura this year. She has made some great new...

Marae-Based course leading to big opportunities
January 16, 2020

After spending the first half of his working life in the retail industry, a 39 year old Wairoa man, Ricardo Carrol, has discovered a whole new world after completing the NZ Certificate in...

Gearing up for a growing fitness industry
January 13, 2020

Five local fitness graduates are living their dreams of being exercise professionals after completing a New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4 & 5) at EIT Tairāwhiti. The programmes...