News - Agriculture and Horticulture

Taratahi hosts Agricultural career weeks
June 30, 2020

The long wait has ended for training to recommence at south of Masterton. Career weeks are being offered for people to experience life on the land at Taratahi, and decide whether they want to...

The road to success has not been easy. 
June 8, 2020

Studying alongside working is hard but so worthwhile says EIT Tairāwhiti agribusiness student Adrian Allen.  Employed by Whangara Farms, just north of Gisborne, Adrian has had a long...

How Neen turned into an eco-warrior
April 22, 2020

Over the past four years, Janine Kennedy, better known as Neen, has “grown” into Central Hawke’s Bay’s green guru. In 2016, Neen completed a Certificate in Land Based Sustainable Practice...

Growing hemp a stepping stone for two Ruatoria men
March 2, 2020

Two passionate Ruatoria men are behind an idea to give a future to the rangatahi (youth) of the East Coast. They hope their model might also provide a future model for other iwi to look...

Japanese expat rises to career challenge
November 12, 2019

Fumiaki Omae, widely known as Fumi, always had a passion for the great outdoors and dreamed of travelling and exploring the world. He grew up in a city close to Osaka in Japan and worked there...