News - Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus

Kaupapa key for new ICT team
March 10, 2020

A new start-up software development company aims to be the No.1 Māori information and communications technology (ICT) provider for Tairāwhiti. The five-member team behind the business want to...

Growing hemp a stepping stone for two Ruatoria men
March 2, 2020

Two passionate Ruatoria men are behind an idea to give a future to the rangatahi (youth) of the East Coast. They hope their model might also provide a future model for other iwi to look...

Former EIT student reaches goal
February 20, 2020

A job helping people achieve their goals has now been achieved by a former EIT Tairāwhiti student.  Kelsey Hart, 20, began her journey toward becoming an exercise consultant in 2016. “I...

Student finds passion from training
February 13, 2020

HIGH suicide statistics and huge mental health and addiction issues on the East Coast are part of a Gisborne tertiary student’s future career decision. Now she has time in her life to finally...

EIT course aiming to open doors for rangatahi
January 31, 2020

An inaugural programme at EIT Tairāwhiti aims to redirect hundreds of young people who are doing nothing. The collaboration between EIT Tairāwhiti, Te Puni Kokiri and the Ministry of Social...

Computing degree lands graduate a dream job
January 31, 2020

From thinking he might seek a trades career, former Lytton High School student Roy Boustead now has a dream job in data analytics and management with Trust Tairāwhiti, thanks to the opportunities...

New arts student feeling at home away from home
January 20, 2020

Northland student Hinemoana Tautari hasn’t had a chance to get homesick since enrolling for the Bachelor of  Māori Visual Arts at EIT’s Toihoukura this year. She has made some great new...

Marae-Based course leading to big opportunities
January 16, 2020

After spending the first half of his working life in the retail industry, a 39 year old Wairoa man, Ricardo Carrol, has discovered a whole new world after completing the NZ Certificate in...