Why Agriculture?

We believe the agricultural industry is the place to be, why wouldn’t you want to be a part of this exciting, cutting edge sector?

Studying Dairy at Taratahi
  • The agricultural industry is facing a skills shortage.  New Zealand needs 1,100 new workers each year to meet the needs of the sector. 
  • Farmers need workers with attitude and aptitude.  We work hard to train well rounded and skilled workers – these people will go on to have long and rewarding jobs in the industry.

Why  Taratahi?

Taratahi is New Zealand’s largest Agricultural Training Provider.  We have been successfully preparing students for careers in agriculture since 1919.

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Studying Sheep and Beef at Taratahi
  • 95% of our students who undertake a two year, full time, Taratahi NZQA approved qualification have been employed on completion.  They have great career prospects and a clear pathway to management.  More.
 

International Students

Choosing to study in New Zealand is exciting and rewarding.  We look forward to assisting you as you select your programme of study.  We are committed to helping you every step of the way and look forward to welcoming you to Taratahi.

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Information for Taratahi students, including Telford students

Information for Taratahi students, including Telford students

Friday, 11 January 2019

Taratahi Institute of Agriculture (Taratahi) went into interim liquidation at the end of 2018.

Education Provider in Interim Liquidation

Education Provider in Interim Liquidation

Thursday, 20 December 2018

Media Release  20 December 2018  Taratahi was yesterday placed in Interim Liquidation, at the request of its Board of Trustees, by the High Court. 

FMG Taratahi Scholarship

FMG Taratahi Scholarship

Monday, 12 February 2018

Taratahi and FMG are proud to announce the re-established FMG Taratahi Scholarship for both Year 1 and Year 2 students.  The Scholarship is now open for applications with the closing date being Wednesday 28th February.