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If you feel it would be helpful for us to understand the nature of your illness/injury/disability, please provide more information here and possible ways Fruition Horticulture could further support your learning.

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Will this be the first time you have ever enrolled in a University, Subsidiaries of New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, College of Education, Industry Training Organisation, Government Training Establishment, Private Training Establishment or Wānanga either in New Zealand or overseas since leaving school?

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Note: Check if you are eligible for Fees Free or Studylink. See the following page for more details: Fees Free & Studylink Eligibiity

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To be treated as a domestic student, and so be entitled to the Government tuition subsidy, you must be:

  • A citizen of New Zealand, or
  • A permanent resident of New Zealand, or
  • A citizen or permanent resident of Australia residing in New Zealand.

You must provide evidence of the above status and attach a copy below.

Valid documentation includes:

  • Birth certificate with place of birth stated as New Zealand, Cook Islands, Tokelau, or Niue.
  • New Zealand passport.
  • A certificate of identity.
  • A statement of Whakapapa, including date of birth, countersigned by a kaumātua.
  • A New Zealand certificate of citizenship.
  • Overseas passport with residency stamp.
It is preferred if you can upload this documentation here, now. If you do not have it accessible we can obtain this from you later in the enrolment process.

Vakameasina Seasonal (RSE) Worker Programme

2023 onwards

The Vakameasina RSE Worker Training Programme offers free education and development opportunities for all RSE workers across Aotearoa. Funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s New Zealand Aid Programme, Vakameasina is an integral component of the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Scheme and supports both RSE workers and employers with foundational courses for living and working in Aotearoa. The larger outcomes of the programme are aimed toward participants leading development opportunities in their home countries.

For those interested in the Vakameasina Programme, please visit our Vakameasina Website for more information, or get in touch with one of our Regional Coordinators via Vakameasina’s Contact Us Page.

Lincoln Regional Diploma in Horticulture (Level 5)

2023 onwards

Fruition Horticulture deliver the Lincoln University – Diploma in Horticulture (L5) as a regional programme in either the Bay of Plenty (contact or Nelson (contact regions. It is run as an evening course to fit around work commitments.

There are eight papers to complete in total (four papers offered per year) over two 12 week semesters. You may choose to do one or two of the papers offered per semester. Semesters typically run from January to April/May depending on the region and mid-July to late October.

With the L5 diploma you learn how to grow the crops, gain an understanding of plant botany and health, and cover budgeting and planning management skills. A practical report is required and can be completed near the end of study. Fruition Horticulture can provide advice on this report closer to the time.

If you want to enquire if the Lincoln Diploma is right for you, please contact Wendy Bradley (Bay of Plenty), or Greg Dryden (Nelson) for more information.