News - Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus

From the slaughter room to the doctors’ surgery
February 16, 2021

When the EIT Tairāwhiti Bachelor of Nursing students dissected some sheep organs in a class, it was like “just another day at work” for Wairoa’s Emma Mackereth.  However, this...

Joint programme offers future for youth
January 28, 2021

  A  programme at EIT Tairāwhiti aims to redirect some young people from doing nothing, to a pathway toward a better future.   The joint collaboration between...

Always learning new ways to teach health and fitness
January 27, 2021

The importance of education to keep up with new developments took a Gisborne health and fitness facility owner back to school.  Brian Horwell, formerly from the United Kingdom and a Gisborne...

Break the chain of violence with education
January 20, 2021

Education is one key to break the chain of family violence, says an EIT Tairāwhiti student and mother of six who knows from experience.    Pat Tamanui has had a rough ride in her adult...

From India to Gisborne for a better life
January 7, 2021

In search of a better standard of living, EIT Tairāwhiti student Jinesh Joseph moved from his home in Southern India to Gisborne three years ago.  He has also changed his career...

Business Degree in her sights now
December 29, 2020

As Kayla Karena Jordan hit wall after wall in her personal life a few years ago, she was not sure of her future at all.  But the wrap around support of her EIT Whanau, followed by some...

Study took me out of my comfort zone but I liked it.
December 14, 2020

Malo e lelei.  My name is Vakaola Tupouniua (known as Ola). I’m in my third year of the Bachelor in Business Studies programme at EIT, majoring in Management. I am a Tongan national....

Study helps adapt to lifestyle change
December 14, 2020

One visit to Gisborne was all it took for David Dollaga and his family to fall in love with the place.  The family of six, originally from the Philippines, had lived in Auckland for a decade...