• We receive the majority of our funding from the Tertiary Education Commission and from student fees. We also receive revenue from our farming operations.
  • We are registered with the Charities Commission as a charitable entity (registration number CC46654) and we access third party funding for development.
  • We are grateful for the support of organisations and Trusts for financially supporting our students through scholarships and we are thankful for the support we receive from the local community in the form of graduation prizes, work placements and farm access arrangements.
  • Taratahi is a unique training establishment widely recognised not only for its historical contribution to New Zealand’s agricultural sector but also for its commitment to providing innovative training in a constantly evolving industry.
  • Our vision is a high performing workforce.  Our mission is to build workforce skills in primary industries through quality education, the demonstration and dissemination of knowledge and skill. 

If you would like to talk about how you could support Taratahi then please call 0800 TARATAHI or email us

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Wairarapa Graduation 2016

Wairarapa Graduation 2016

Monday, 10 October 2016

Graduation is a highlight of a student’s life. The annual Taratahi Wairarapa Graduation ceremony is no exception, and is one of the biggest events in the region, with close to 500 people attending.We are delighted to announce that Graduation for our 2016 students will be held on 24 March 2017. We are giving advanced warning of the date to allow parents and students time to book travel to this event.

Central North Island Dairy Academy opens

Central North Island Dairy Academy opens

Tuesday, 01 March 2016

A new training facility aimed at preparing students for careers in the dairy industry has been opened.  The Central North Island Dairy Academy is in its second week of training 10 New Zealand students in a 32 week programme that combines theory, practical training and farm experience.  The academy is a partnership between Taratahi, Landcorp and the Shanghai Pengxin Group (SPG) and sits alongside one of Shanghai Pengxin's Reporoa farms which was being sharemilked by Landcorp.

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