This is the latest news from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology. Read about our students and graduates, our staff and our activities.
|Mum Management Skills Lead to Forest Management Success||Pauline Edge is not afraid of a challenge. The mother of four is studying Toi Ohomai’s NZ Diploma in Forest Management and tackling a career path in what many still see as a male-dominated industry.|
|Solution for truck driver shortage may lie with school leavers||Up to 65 young, quality truck driving graduates come off the production line in Tauranga each year but far too few to satisfy the needs of the road freight transport industry.|
|Future mechanics help deliver winter safety pit stop||Automotive students at our Rotorua campus got hands-on experience delivering free vehicle safety checks for the public as part of this year’s local Winter Pit Stop campaign.|
|Alf Rendell photography scholarship winner named||First year Bachelor of Creative Industries student Maddie Knibbs is the latest winner of the Alf Rendell photography scholarship.|
|Graduate’s research conserves kiwifruit||Ashleigh Browne, who has a Diploma in Marine Studies from Toi Ohomai, and a Master of Biological Science from the University of Waikato, has dedicated her Masters research to the discovery of marine bioactive compounds to control the disease that threatened the kiwifruit industry.|
|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.|