Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Teaching Special Needs Students A Calling For Euginea Fernandes
“Teaching people with special needs is a very rewarding job for me.
Gap Year Pays Off For Emma Fraser
After finishing high school, Emma Fraser knew she wanted to keep studying, she just wasn’t sure what.
Summer Scholarships Aim To Help Arts Thrive
Overcoming Fear Leads To Teaching Dream For Eduardo Aguila
"The first time I stepped into a New Zealand classroom as a teacher, my anxiety levels were very high, just because I didn’t know how to deal with multicultural students.
Postgraduate Student Darlyn Chutuape Finds Teaching A Highlight
"Being an international student at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology offers me an academic and cultural experience I really like."
"When you are in a different country, you learn to rely on the people around you to become better adjusted.
Monday, 22 January 2018
Local Careers Lead To Global Goals For Taupō Hospitality Students
To cope with growth, support the training of the next generation and ensure the best customer service possible, popular tourism venture, Chris Jolly Outdoors recently hired six students from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology's Taupō campus in a variety of subject areas, from culinary arts to business administration.
Environmental Management Graduate Lands Dream Job As Sanctuary Mountain Ranger
Following a childhood passion has led Craig Montgomerie right to his dream job.
Wednesday, 6 December 2017
'Fees-free' all go for new students starting at Toi Ohomai next year
Thursday, 16 November 2017
Toi Ohomai launches 'green' project to research sustainable housing and health outcomes for Te Matekuare Whānau
From bare feet to army boots: Honouring WW1 Cook Island soldiers with art and film
A little-known war story has inspired Toi Ohomai student, Mita Tahata, to make a short film which has been selected to screen at the Pollywood Pasifika Film Festival in Auckland this month.
Saturday, 11 November 2017
From rubbish to haute cuisine
Providing a five course degustation for 300 society ladies is a somewhat nail-biting experience for even the most seasoned of chefs, but throw in ‘rescued’ raw ingredients and more than 100 students, and the whole event just became a whole lot more intense.
Monday, 16 October 2017
Local Welding Tutor Prepares To Take On World's Best In Abu Dhabi
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology welding tutor Bruce McQueen is about to apply his teaching and mentoring skills in a very different kind of classroom – the international WorldSkills competition in Abu Dhabi.
Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Toi Ohomai students win MTA automotive scholarships
Three managed apprentices from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology are financially better off after winning scholarships last month from the Motor Trade Association to help pay their fees.
Thursday, 5 October 2017
Toi Ohomai steps up for cerebral palsy
Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Student Artworks Fly Off The Shelves At MADE Exhibition
Toi Ohomai’s second year Bachelor of Creative Industries students wowed the public with their creative exhibition, MADE, held at the new Te Ara o Mauao building at the Windermere campus last week.
Friday, 8 September 2017
Cerebral Palsy No Barrier For Mark
When Mark Wilson was younger his parents were told he’d never walk or talk.
Wednesday, 6 September 2017
Toi Ohomai Shines At Adult Learner Awards
Toi Ohomai staff and students were honoured at the 19th annual Adult Learner Awards in Tauranga last night, receiving four out of the ten awards.
Saturday, 12 August 2017
Appointment made to new Chair of Sustainable Forestry for the Bay of Plenty and South Waikato regions
A new forestry science and education partnership has been created in the central North Island with the establishment of a new Chair of Sustainable Forestry at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.
Monday, 17 July 2017
Ana Morrison Appointed To Toi Ohomai's Executive Leadership Team
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology today welcomed the appointment of prominent Rotorua professional, Ana Morrison, to the position of Executive Director: Strategic Partnerships and Māori Success.
Monday, 10 July 2017
Helping Young Pacific Artists Find Their Voice
Talented Pacific artists Siliga Setoga and Claudia Jowitt have been mentoring a group of high school students at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, helping them to develop their voice through Pacific art.
Tuesday, 4 July 2017
Women graduates thrive in perceived 'male' careers
Two top Toi Ohomai graduates are proving women can stand out and succeed in what are seen as traditional male careers.
Friday, 30 June 2017
Future Top Chefs Hope To Shine At Toque D'Or
Talented student chefs studying at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology are training in earnest for the upcoming Toque d’Or competition – the most prestigious tertiary cooking contest in the country.
Monday, 29 May 2017
Big turnout for first Toi Ohomai Open Day
Thursday, 18 May 2017
Techweek Tauranga wrapped up last Friday with Celebratech, a showcase of innovative and inventive tech ideas happening around the Bay of Plenty.
Tuesday, 16 May 2017
New tanker huge asset for Bay transport students
The Road Transport team from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology are all smiles with the arrival of a new rig to join the fleet – a decommissioned milk tanker from Fonterra.
Monday, 8 May 2017
Accolades From Minister For First Anniversary
A year ago the Bay of Plenty witnessed the merger of its two polytechnics – they celebrated their first anniversary as Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology with regional stakeholders.
Wednesday, 3 May 2017
Celebrating Tech In The Bay
Techweek Tauranga, our city’s first festival of technology, is about to kick off and Celebratech is one of the events innovation enthusiasts won’t want to miss.
Putting Video-Making Skills To Use For Charity
Video is a popular way for businesses to promote their products and services, but the cost involved is a deterrent for some businesses, especially not-for-profits and charity organisations.
Monday, 1 May 2017
Bay's largest tertiary provider turns one
Today marks the first anniversary of the establishment of Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, being the merged entity of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Waiariki Institute of Technology.
Monday, 24 April 2017
Intergenerational mingling at Easter