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COVID-19 recovery fund boosts enrolments
4 days ago

The Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF) and the Apprenticeship Boost (AB) have raised the demand for eligible EIT programmes, following the national trend. Like EIT, many people,...

Inspired to learn Te Reo Māori
July 6, 2020

 Their children and a desire to keep their culture alive are inspiration behind two determined te reo māori students at EIT Tairāwhiti. Shannon Maats-Niwa and husband Adam Niwa have...

EIT Pathway leads to career in NZ Army
July 4, 2020

Seven years working in forestry has been replaced with a career in the New Zealand Army for Gisborne man Tiki Viqasi. He decided to apply for the army while doing the EIT Tairāwhiti Services...

Toihoukura – a very unique place to study
July 3, 2020

  Kassana Te Aho-Waikari began her Māori art journey at Toihoukura in 2017 . Completing the certificate level she pursued a degree and is currently in her final year. She finds...

A knight amongst us
June 24, 2020

Tairāwhiti’s newest knight, Professor Sir Derek Lardelli was deeply saluted and celebrated in a ceremony yesterday at the place where he was a founding tutor.   The Maia Gallery at EIT...

Honours history made at EIT Tairāwhiti
June 21, 2020

Living in Australia during the “unjust politics” of the (John) Howard Government sparked a fire in Jodie Hodgson which led to her studying social work.  This year she graduated with...