News - Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus

EIT will resume Wine and Viticulture Programme
October 4, 2018

A viticulture and winemaking programme is set to resume at EIT Tairāwhiti next year, thanks to collaboration between the institute and the wine industry. Members of the industry were...

Inspired by Toihoukura’s Authentic Approach
September 25, 2018

From Whitecliff to EIT- arts degree student Gabrielle Kururangi After two years of studying arts in Auckland, Gabrielle Kururangi is enjoying the much more organic environment at Toihoukura,...

Stadium gets a makeover
September 24, 2018

    Eastern Institute of Technology trades students have been helping Gisborne Tairāwhiti Rugby League upgrade Awapuni Sports Stadium. The condition of the facility has...

Trades offer a great future for students
September 24, 2018

Mark van Wijk  The old belief that apprenticeships are only for those who can’t get into university is doing the construction industry a huge disservice, says construction manager Mark van...

Nailing down a fantastic future
September 24, 2018

At 23 Adam Newton is on track for a great career in the building industry, enjoying the variety of his work and friends he has made through the EIT building programme. Two years ago he was...

Toihoukura Magic for Matariki
September 10, 2018

The status of Toihoukura – EIT Tairāwhiti’s School of Visual Māori Arts – as a world-class faculty was further enhanced when its professor/ahorangi and two colleagues starred in Māori...

New Kaitiaki for Toihoukura
August 31, 2018

There has been a changing of the guard at EIT Tairāwhiti’s iconic school of Māori Visual Arts, Toihoukura, with the appointment of high-profile lawyer Dayle Takitimu as its Kaitiaki (Head...

From study to employment in 48 hours
May 2, 2017

Shaun Whyte did not have long to wait until he put the skills learned at EIT to use. Shaun graduated from EIT Tairāwhiti’s NZ Certificate in Forest Harvesting Operations [Level 3], a...

The Māori Renaissance Continues After Class
January 11, 2017

EIT’s Te Whatukura not only gives students a door into te ao Māori, it also gives its lecturers a base they can use to strengthen, broaden and explore the world of Māori. Marei Norris...