Student Support Advisors - Tairāwhiti campus


EIT are committed to offering the best experience possible to students while they are studying. As part of this commitment, there is a dedicated team to offer support and manaakitanga to help you succeed on your student journey.
Student support advisors can –

  • Listen
  • Discuss any barriers to your learning
  • Offer guidance re attendance issues
  • Assist with learning support
  • Provide information about other organisations that can help

The Student Support Advisors are located in the Student Support Office, Room PR102.

They are available Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.00pm. Students are able to phone, email or call in to the office to make an appointment to see an Advisor.


Our services are confidential. Call in to R block on the Tairāwhiti Campus to meet with one of our advisors, or contact them via their details below. 

Student Support Advisors
Contact Details


Karen Albert
Student Support Officer
Contact | (06) 869 3193
Email |



Tuterangi Nepe-Apatu
Student Support Officer
Contact | (06) 869 3083
Email |



Phillipa Harrison
Student Support Officer
Contact | (06) 869 3031
Email |



Remis Maaka
Student Wellbeing Advisor

Contact | (06) 830 1785
Email |



Nikki Keepa
Student Wellbeing Advisor
Contact | (06) 869 3141
Email |