Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology News

This is the latest news from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology. Read about our students and graduates, our staff and our activities.

Fresh faces welcomed onto Tauranga campus The tertiary year kicked off at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology in Tauranga on Monday with loads of nervous and excited students being welcomed onto the Windermere Campus as part of several pōhiri. Pohiri
Innovative learning space for students Toi Ohomai’s Windermere Campus celebrated the opening of a new $14 million student-centred learning space, Te Ara o Mauao. The multi-purpose, technologically enhanced learning space offers greater informality and flexibility for learning. Dr Neil Barns (former Interim Toi Ohomai CE), John Cronin (BOPRC Councillor), Cathy Cooney (Toi Ohomai Council Chair) & Dr Leon Fourie (Toi Ohomai CE).
Young Enterprise Scheme Day at Toi Ohomai Triples In Size With entrepreneurship seemingly more in reach, this year’s Young Enterprise Scheme (Y.E.S.) Day tripled its number of attendees over that of the previous year, as even more ambitious young minds sought out the skills needed to independently succeed.   Young Enterprise Scheme Day event coordinator, Nikolasa Biasiny-Tule.
Grammy-award winning artists test out new Toi Ohomai music studios Grammy award-winning reggae band Steel Pulse taking advantage of the brand new music studios at our Tauranga campus.
Drone Project Looks to Fight Forest Pests for Tūhoe An innovative research project from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and Rapaera Black Contracting Ltd, uses drone technology to help Tūhoe win the war against possums. Rapaera Black Contracting Ltd’s Rapera Black and Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology’s Māori Studies Lecturer, Eru Biddle at the test site near Taneatua
Extra Police a Relief for the Bay Residents of the Bay of Plenty breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday when Prime Minister Bill English promised to put hundreds of extra police officers on the streets of New Zealand.