News - Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus

Course helps to ovecome the whakamā barrier
July 30, 2019

  Going for jobs can be daunting for people who have been out of the workforce long term, with women in particular often losing confidence after years at home raising children. A new...

Road to learning
July 5, 2019

Many EIT Commercial Road Transport graduates have gained jobs in the local trucking industry since the institute acquired its own logging truck last year. “The truck and trailer enables...

Top coach to lead new waka ama course
July 4, 2019

People wanting to learn more about waka ama paddling have the chance to get tuition from legendary Tūranga-based coach Kiwi Campbell. Paddling will be part of a new EIT  programme centred...

Courses to cater for learning wishlists
June 7, 2019

EIT is putting together courses for people who want to learn a bit of DIY to improve and maintain their homes. They are among the big line-up of the Adult Community Education (ACE) programme,...

Second chance at finding the dream job
June 7, 2019

Two men are now following their dreams by doing an EIT pre-apprenticeship automotive programme after about a decade each in unsatisfying jobs.  Both decided in their mid 20s to try something...

EIT Winegrowing programme a recipe for success
June 7, 2019

A winegrowing programme at EIT in Gisborne has led one Gisborne school leaver to become a key player in this district’s rapidly growing horticulture industry. Rory Grant was only 17 when he...

Working hard to make a difference
June 6, 2019

She might not have finished high school but EIT social work student Bella Mill is well on her way to a degree in social work, driven by an ambition to make a difference for children. Bella...