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New Zealand Writers Guild Showcases Student Scriptwriter

October 20, 2014

While her classmates were enjoying their study break, EIT student Rhiannon Edwards was in Auckland pitching script ideas at the New Zealand Writers Guild 2014 Showcase. Rhiannon was selected to represent EIT’s ideaschool at the prestigious...Read more

Marae-Based Learning Introduce Maori to Building Trade

October 20, 2014

A joint initiative launched this year by EIT and iwi is proving an unqualified success in providing Māori trades training on local marae. The first phase in the scheme – a 19-week, full-time, Level 2 construction programme which was based on...Read more

EIT donates nursing books to the Cook Islands

October 8, 2014

Student nurses in the Cook Islands have lots of extra reading to look forward to, with staff from EIT’s School of Nursing donating textbooks to support their three-year training programme. Spearheading the book-donation drive, EIT’s Assistant...Read more

Degree student keeping the balls in the air

October 8, 2014

Netball star, mother-of- two and full-time degree student Denise Aiolupotea knew she was bumping up an already heavy workload when she formed a support group for Pacific Island and Maori mothers in Hawke’s Bay. Denise is finding her Bachelor of...Read more

National cycling title spurs student

October 7, 2014

Leading cyclist Hannah van Kampen combines sport and scholarly activities. The second-year Bachelor of Recreation and Sport student is doing well in her EIT studies and, having recently won the New Zealand Club National Champion title for elite...Read more

Hawke’s Bay Women’s War Service recorded for posterity

October 7, 2014

Hawke’s Bay women were among those who served overseas in World War 1, nursing the wounded and sick in difficult  circumstances far from home comforts. Their work could expose them to dangerous situations. Ormondville nurse Edith McLeod was...Read more

Hawke’s Bay’s viticulturist makes a hat trick of National Award

October 7, 2014

Winner of the prestigious New Zealand’s Young Viticulturist of the Year title, Paul Robinson is an outstanding success story for the Hawke’s Bay winegrowing industry. After leaving school a decade ago, Paul moved from Taranaki in pursuit of a...Read more

EIT launches high-level management programmes

October 7, 2014

EIT’s School of Business is ramping up its profile as a leading educator having received NZQA accreditation to deliver three new programmes. The approved programmes – the Master of Applied Management, the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied...Read more

Hawkes Bay sparkie claims National Title

October 7, 2014

New Zealand’s Electrical Apprentice of the Year – Industrial Rob Stockley has always enjoyed electronics and building projects. So when Rob and wife Liz moved to Hawke’s Bay to raise their two young daughters, he decided to turn a life-long...Read more

Student benefits from EIT Scholarship

October 7, 2014

Second-year EIT student Ella Patterson feels she’s made a smart move in taking up a Year 13 Degree Scholarship to work towards her Bachelor of Computing Systems in Hawke’s Bay. Leaving school in 2012, Ella was offered a university scholarship...Read more