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Sport, Recreation and Massage

Prepare for a career in the recreation, sport or fitness industries with study at EIT. EIT’s Recreation & Sport programmes are designed for people aiming to become highly qualified professionals in recreation, sport & exercise science, sport coaching, sport/leisure management & leaders in the health and fitness industry.

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Bachelor of Recreation and Sport and Bachelor of Business Studies Concurrent Degree

The Concurrent Bachelor of Recreation & Sport and Bachelor of Business Studies (BRS/BBS) offers you stimulating studies and provides a pathway to a career in many aspects of recreation and sports management and related areas.

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Philip Shambrook, Bachelor of Recreation & Sport Graduate

Graduating at this year's graduation ceremony with a Bachelor of Recreation and Sport, EIT valedictorian Philip Shambrook is passionately committed to lifelong learning.

Formerly from the UK, Philip and his wife Louise met as officers in the Royal Air Force, which put him through his engineering degree.  He also gained an MBA from the Open University before the couple, leaving the services, travelled the world for three years on a tandem bicycle.

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Featured Staff

Lee-Anne Taylor

Lee-Anne Taylor

Lee-Anne is the Assistant Head of School and a lecturer within the Sport and Recreation degree and Masters in Health Science. Lee-Anne is also a qualified physiotherapist who has worked both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom primarily in musculoskeletal rehabilitation.

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Services to the Public

The Massage Therapy Clinic is open Wednesday and Fridays throughout the academic year. For bookings call 06 974 8000, Linda ext 5406 or Di ext 5536 or email dreid@eit.ac.nz or lmiller@eit.ac.nz

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EIT Sport Science Services at Pettigrew Green Arena offers a range of testing and training services for all athletes to enhance their training and performance.

All Staff are highly qualified & experienced in their field of interest. They are closely linked with New Zealand Academy of Sport and work with athletes from novice to elite.

For bookings call 06 974 8000, Linda ext 5406 or Di ext 5536 or email dreid@eit.ac.nz or lmiller@eit.ac.nz

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Facilities 

Practical studies take place in the new multi-million dollar Pettigrew Green Arena Hawke’s Bay. These facilities include three squash courts, an exercise science laboratory, an aerobics-fitness room, a theatre for lectures and presentations for up to 80 people, changing rooms, consulting rooms, office and administration area, and a massage room.

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