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Just Published – “It Doesnt Have to Continue”

April 16, 2014

“It Doesnt Have to Continue” – A collection of stories about transforming family violence (an educational resource) Compiled by Judy Wivell and Mandy Pentecost Download free here...Read more

Building Apprentice Nails Regional Title

April 9, 2014

Winner of the Hawke’s Bay Carpentry Apprentice Challenge Sam Talbot paced himself perfectly to claim a place in the national finals being held later this year. “It’s not a race,” says Sam, who feels he learnt from competing in the last two...Read more

Double Vision Wins The Day

April 9, 2014

Midway through last year, Kurt McDonald very nearly dropped out of screen production studies at EIT. Now, combining filming skills and a passion for mountain biking, he couldn’t be more pleased that he persevered. Based in Queenstown, Kurt is...Read more

Young Designer on Track With Second Career

April 1, 2014

By building on her strengths, budding freelance designer Sacha van den Berg feels she is finally heading in the right direction. Born and raised in Hastings, Sacha has always been creative and wanted to go on to study art.  But as a...Read more

Chef Relishes New Career

April 1, 2014

Grant Sipeli has worked at many jobs but cooking at Terroir, one of the world’s most high-ranked vineyard restaurants, rates very highly with the newly-graduated chef. Born in Auckland to Nuiean parents, Grant calls Wellington, and in particular...Read more

Ongoing Journey For Nursing Graduate

March 25, 2014

Studying for her nursing degree was an “amazing journey” and one in a series for Ingrid Foss, a Hastings mother-of-five who graduates from EIT on Friday (March 21).Launching into tertiary education, Ingrid had just enrolled for EIT’s National...Read more

Mother and Daughter Add To Family Achievements

March 25, 2014

Roni Nuku will be filling out a growing list of achievements when she is capped with a Bachelor of Arts (Māori) at EIT’s graduation on Friday.  (March 21) Well-known for her prowess on the water, Roni was in the team that won a gold and two...Read more

Valedictorian Embraces Further Study

March 25, 2014

Graduating this week (Friday, 21 March) 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...Read more

EIT Graduand Aims For Winemaking Career

March 20, 2014

Graduating as an EIT valedictorian is going to make Thursday (20 March) a doubly special day for fledgling winemaker Angela Beattie. “I was surprised and honoured to be asked,” the 26-year-old says of representing fellow graduates at the...Read more

Graduand Finds Study Make Her A Better Nurse

March 20, 2014

A swerve in Annatjie Pretorius’s life journey will see her capped with a Master of Nursing at EIT’s graduation ceremony on Friday.  (March 21) After training as a nurse in South Africa, Annatjie never imagined leaving her homeland of Zimbabwe...Read more