News - Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus

Inspired to learn Te Reo Māori
4 days ago

 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
7 days ago

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...

From study to work after career change
June 9, 2020

Support into employment worked much better than expected for EIT Tairāwhiti business student Louise Burns. As she neared completion of her New Zealand Diploma in Business last year, she was...

EIT Tairāwhiti Information and Enrolment Day
June 8, 2020

Thinking about study this year or planning ahead for 2021? Start your journey to success at EIT Tairāwhiti’s Information and Enrolment Day on Thursday 18 June, 2pm to 6pm. Pop into the main...

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...