News - Agriculture and Horticulture

Career in dairy off to a good start
November 10, 2020

Lachlan Hutchinson has completed a free three-week dairy taster course at Taratahi and was hired on the spot as farm assistant at a dairy farm in Greytown. Before moving to the Wairarapa...

Pilot retrains as Agricultural Contractor at Taratahi
November 6, 2020

“I went from zero experience to full-time work until at least Christmas.” Teresa Lamont found herself at a crossroads when she was stood down due to Covid-19. A pilot in New Zealand (NZ)...

Girls shine through at Papatu
November 4, 2020

The future of farming is in safe hands looking at the latest level three primary industries class from EIT Tairāwhiti.  The group of five girls have impressed their tutor and Papatu Station...

Course provides path for a better future
November 2, 2020

A unique course using the Māori view on the state of the environment is gaining traction. With courses run by EIT Tairāwhiti in Uawa, Gisborne/Manutuke and Mahia, New Zealand Certificate in...