Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Toi Ohomai Course Partners With Forestry Industry Legacy Operation
With more than NZ$3 billion worth of exports annually, forestry is New Zealand’s third largest industry.
The Manikin Helping Nursing Students Save Real Lives
When you walk into the nurse training facility on Toi Ohomai's Rotorua Campus, you can’t help but look twice at the ‘patient’ lying on the hospital bed.
Thursday, 11 October 2018
Toi Ohomai Supports Māori Lawyers
This week, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology co-hosted a symposium on indigenous business research ahead of the World Indigenous Business Forum, now it is supporting the country’s legal profession.
More Social Workers After Promise Of Pay Rise
Jan Hastie is hoping the 30 per cent pay rise over the next five years promised to social workers at Oranga Tamariki will lure more people into the sector.
Monday, 3 September 2018
Creative Thinking Focus of Toi Ohomai's Groundswell Week
A focus on alternative and creative thinking was how Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology connected with innovation during last week’s Groundswell Festival in Tauranga.
Sunday, 19 August 2018
Top result for Bay's largest tertiary provider
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology CE Dr Leon Fourie was all smiles today with the announcement by the NZQA that the institution has been awarded a Category 2 rating at its first External Evaluation and Review (EER) as a new institution.
Friday, 10 August 2018
Sustainable Transport Is A Priority For Toi Ohomai
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is set to take another step in the direction of becoming a sustainable organisation, and has been granted $48,972 to be used for the installation of electric vehicle charging facilities at both their Tauranga and Rotorua campuses.
CANVAS Careers Expo
The courses offered by Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology will be on full display this weekend at the CANVAS Careers Expo in Tauranga.
Monday, 9 July 2018
New Library System for Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Toi Ohomai library is now live with the Koha library system, supported by Catalyst IT.
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
Tutors And Students In Limelight At Tauranga Art Awards
The launch of the Miles Art Awards 2018 at Tauranga Art Gallery last Friday turned into a standout success for tutors and students from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.
Two tutors and one student took away three of the five awards on the night, and 10 of the 39 finalists were either Toi Ohomai tutors or students.
Monday, 18 June 2018
Curiosity Peaked At Mokoia Research Symposium
New Adventure Tourism Course Starts In Tauranga And Taupō
A new Adventure Tourism course starting in Tauranga and Taupō is getting ready to launch students into a career of thrills and action.
Tuesday, 5 June 2018
Toi Ohomai Welcomes Culinary Arts Students From The Hawkes Bay
A group of international students at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology are pleased to be settling into life in the Bay of Plenty even though it wasn’t their intended destination.
Rotorua Charities Receive Money from Charity House Sale
Five Rotorua charities received a share of $18,000 today as the proceeds from the Toi Ohomai Charity House sale were given out at a lunch at the Mokoia campus.
Student Speedster About To Take On World In Downhill MTB
Toi Ohomai student Tuhoto-Airki Pene heads to Europe later this month to compete in two World Cup events as part of the downhill mountain biking world circuit.
Thursday, 10 May 2018
Bachelor Of Creative Industries Graduate Lands Job At Weta
For film buff and Bachelor of Creative Industries graduate Scott Boardman, working at Weta really is a dream come true.
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.