Monday, 23 April 2018
Tauranga's Top Carpentry Apprentice Impresses At NZCB Challenge
Tauranga building apprentice Cameron Diack has won the regional final of the New Zealand Certified Builders (NZCB) Carpentry Apprentice Challenge, held at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology’s Windermere campus on Saturday.
Friday, 20 April 2018
Beekeeping Course To Bring A Buzz To The Bay
A course in beekeeping will be on offer for the first time in Tauranga and Whakatāne this July.
Thursday, 19 April 2018
Finalists Announced For Rotorua OneChance Youth Awards
Some of Rotorua’s most exceptional young people have been selected as finalists for the upcoming OneChance Youth Awards.
Friday, 13 April 2018
Engineering Skills Put To Test In Summer Design Project
Before December, Toi Ohomai engineering student Mandela Petersen knew very little about boats.
Monday, 9 April 2018
Local Industry Sees Apprenticeship Training as a Cut Above
“It’s a great time to be in carpentry in Taupo at the moment, but we just can’t find enough builders,” says Ian Chamberlain of Chamberlain Carpentry and Joinery.
Friday, 6 April 2018
IT Researchers Shine At Toi Ohomai Summer Showcase Event
A remote-controlled sensor to monitor orchard irrigation systems via the internet has launched a Toi Ohomai IT student and former graduate into the spotlight.
Thursday, 5 April 2018
Northern Hemisphere Work Exchanges Planned For Forestry Students
A new exchange programme between Kiwi and Scandinavian forestry students could be one step closer following a visit by a Swedish forestry expert.
Toi Ohomai Student Builds Mobile App To Speed Emergency Response
As global warming subjects our country to more and more catastrophic weather events, a Toi Ohomai IT student is hoping a new app will help regional co-ordinators respond more quickly to civil emergencies.
Aotearoa's Best Beauty Student Cleanses Body and Mind
Taupō’s Sonya Hemopo, a graduate of the Diploma in Beauty Therapy, only not runs her own salon, SMK Bespoke Facials and Grooming Room, but her creativity and hard work has seen her named ‘Student of the Year’ at the inaugural New Zealand Beauty Association Awards.
Thursday, 29 March 2018
New Course Cohorts and 'First' for ECE Degree at Rotorua Graduation
This week’s graduation ceremony in Rotorua will celebrate the Institute’s first ever male Early Childhood Education degree graduate, as well as student cohorts from several new courses.
When Two Worlds Collide
When Kartsport Rotorua president and race convenor Brent Hatton first started racing karts 28 years ago in the old railway yards, he never imagined one day bringing his tertiary employer and his passion for the sport together.
Conservation Top Of Judges' Agenda
Toi Ohomai recently welcomed a group of 35 court judges from Thailand to the Windermere Campus.
Thursday, 22 March 2018
Stop Smoking Research To Assist Bay of Plenty Mental Health Provider
Identifying how a Bay of Plenty mental health provider could help service users stop smoking is the focus of a Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology summer research scholarship.
Friday, 16 March 2018
High Performing Sports Students Recognised
Five of the Bay of Plenty’s most promising young sportspeople have just been awarded the coveted High Performance Sports Scholarships from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.
Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Farming Graduates Snapped Up For Fertile Futures
While farming is seen as a traditional career, the modern agriculture industry is rapidly changing and offers lucrative opportunities to those looking for a rewarding career outdoors.
Friday, 9 March 2018
Toi Ohomai/Wairakei Partnership Offers Students' 5-Star Experience
As one of New Zealand’s premier tourist destinations, Taupō has always punched above its weight in terms of hospitality.
Friday, 2 March 2018
OpEd: ITP Sector Challenges
Toi Ohomai and Scion Partnership Brings Students Closer to Science
From the forest to the laboratory, three Toi Ohomai students have been getting new insights on forestry science at Scion.
Shideen Nathan-Ngaronoa, Honey Jane Estarija and Rob Tane are all students at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, the largest tertiary education provider in the Bay of Plenty and South Waikato.
Friday, 23 February 2018
Toi Ohomai celebrates becoming UNWEPs signatory
Last night Toi Ohomai celebrated becoming the only New Zealand tertiary institute signatory to the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles (UN WEPs).
Monday, 19 February 2018
Toi Ohomai helps EBOP students kickstart business ventures
Eastern Bay of Plenty high school business students put their start-up ideas into action yesterday at the 2018 Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) KickStart event in Whakatāne.
Entrepreneurial students reveal start-up plans
While most of us enjoyed a long hot summer at the beach, a group of Toi Ohomai and University of Waikato students have devoted their entire holidays to try and turn their ‘start-up’ ideas into business ventures.
Toi Ohomai signs up to United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology will celebrate its commitment to women’s rights and gender equality in the workforce at an event being held in Rotorua next week.
Kiwi Gold Medalist Finds Diploma Means Business
Eastern Bay of Plenty’s Raanj ‘Rangi’ Rapana, has represented New Zealand in dragon boat racing, touch, waka ama, and as part of the kiwi Masters Women’s rafting team, recently won gold at the World Championships.
Graduate Creates Junior Masterchef Rotorua to Inspire Healthier Kids
Toi Ohomai graduate Deepak (Deep) Kumar has been on a crusade to inspire kiwi kids to be healthier since graduating from our Postgraduate Diploma in Hotel Management in 2012.
BCI Student Awarded BayTrust Dillon Scholarship
A Tauranga woman who wants to install her art across Tauranga City is one of 25 Western Bay students to share $55,000 to complete tertiary study.
Tertiary Providers Renew Commitment to Bay's Educational Partnership
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.