News - Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus

Inaugural Te Kupenga Exhibtion at Toihoukura
September 22, 2020

Work by young artists from Hawke’s Bay to Northland made a diverse showcase for the inaugural Te Kupenga Scholarship exhibition opening at the Maia Gallery  last week.  EIT Tairāwhiti’s...

Follow your passion
August 17, 2020

Mentoring students and athletes means EIT Tairāwhiti student support advisor Tuterangi Nepe-Apatu can practice what he preaches.  Toots knows what it is like to leave high school with no...

Following her heart in study and art
August 11, 2020

A young woman from Auckland has come the full circle back to her roots in Muriwai, Tairāwhiti in her journey to follow her heart.   Maia Keane is a second-year student at...

Inaugural scholarship partnership celebrated
August 10, 2020

Two East Coast women are the first recipients of a new partner scholarship between Ngati Porou and the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT).  Ramari Fox, 25, from Ruatorea was honoured...

Toihoukura offers scholarship help
August 4, 2020

All Year 13 students in New Zealand with artistic ability have an opportunity of a lifetime.  For the first time, EIT Tairāwhiti’s  School of  Māori Visual Arts, Toihoukura, has a...

COVID-19 recovery fund boosts enrolments
July 31, 2020

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...