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Nurses Voice Concerns on Missed Care

December 19, 2014

Nurses working in hospitals, aged care and New Zealand’s primary health care sector have raised concerns about missed patient care in a survey undertaken by academics at EIT’s Faculty of Education, Humanities and Health Science. Led by Dr...Read more

EIT Launches Master of Information Technology

December 19, 2014

EIT is raising its profile as a leading educator with a Master of Information Technology joining an array of high-level computing and business management programmes being offered in 2015. The School of Computing took the new degree to the market in...Read more

Hawke’s Bay Triathlete Headed Team to World Champs

December 19, 2014

Leading Hawke’s Bay triathlete Fred Koenders finds it special to wear the silver fern – but on his latest trip to China it was in a different role. EIT’s Dean of the faculty of Commerce and Technology took time off from managing his large...Read more

Pacific Origins Inspire Student Art

December 19, 2014

Thirty senior secondary students explored their Pacific heritage in art over the term break, carving coconut shell, collaborating on a mural and writing and recording an original piece of music. The group were taking part in a Fresh Horizons...Read more

EIT Sponsors Supreme Tourism Award

December 19, 2014

EIT was the sponsor of the Supreme Winner award won by Napier’s Art Deco Trust at this year’s Hawke’s Bay Tourism Awards staged at Mission Estate Winery. The Art Deco Trust also won the Hawke’s Bay Activity and Attraction and The Hit’s...Read more

Māori Introduced to Building Trade on Marae

December 19, 2014

A joint initiative launched 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 based at Hastings Waipatu marae...Read more

Degree Student Keeping the Balls in the Air

December 19, 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 Māori mothers in Hawke’s Bay. Denise is finding her Bachelor of...Read more

Southern Student Attracted to Hawke’s Bay Lifestyle

December 15, 2014

From Southland, Melissa Whitefield is so taken with her life in Hawke’s Bay that she aims to settle here once she finishes her studies. Melissa is midway through a Diploma in Therapeutic and Sport Massage at EIT.  When she completes the...Read more

A Homecoming for EIT’s New Deputy Head

December 15, 2014

Mark Oldershaw says it will feel like returning home when he moves to Hawke’s Bay to take up his new role as deputy chief executive at the Eastern Institute of Technology. Chief executive of the Industry Training Federation for the last three...Read more

Hawke’s Bay Company Wins EIT-Sponsored Award

December 15, 2014

Award-winning Hawke’s Bay company Catalyst Fuel Refunds is aiming to treble its client base in two years – and it recently added EIT to its list. The company won the EIT Small to Medium Business Award in the 2014 Westpac Hawke’s Bay Chamber...Read more