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Lecturer incredibly excited to be heading new programme

July 1, 2015

Michelle Horwood could hardly believe her luck when she saw the programme coordinator position advertised for Te Ara Pourewa Graduate Diploma in Heritage and Museum Studies. The position seemed perfect for her museum and heritage experience, and...Read more

Tairāwhiti flavour woven into new degree

July 1, 2015

An opportunity for EIT Tairāwhiti to “completely rethink” how and what is delivered in its Bachelor of Social Work has been a breath of fresh air, according to EIT’s head of school for education and social science, Gwenda Kevern. New Social...Read more

Diploma on way to silver fern glory

July 1, 2015

When you’re a top-ranked sportsman with Olympic aspirations, it’s a huge help to have the backing of your tertiary study provider. Tayler Reid, who has a hat-trick of New Zealand under 19 triathlon titles to his name, is studying the New...Read more

A step up for horticultural workers

July 1, 2015

The Gisborne horticultural industry will be better equipped in the future thanks to EIT Tairāwhiti’s Certificate in Sustainable Horticulture (Fruit Production) programme. The 20-week programme has been moulded on a similar very successful model...Read more

Common Ground – recent trip to Canada by EIT Tairāwhiti Toihoukura Māori Arts students

June 29, 2015

The similarities and overlaps between the indigenous people of two lands separated by over 11,000km amazed and delighted a group of Gisborne people on a recent visit to Canada. Four students and four staff from EIT Tairāwhiti Toihoukura School of...Read more

EIT Appoints New Head of Business School

June 25, 2015

As she settles into her new job as head of EIT’s School of Business, Rebekah Dinwoodie feels like she is returning to her roots. Rebekah worked in various roles at EIT over a period of ten years. Originally employed in 2002 as a programme...Read more

Couple Buff up English in their Adopted Homeland

June 17, 2015

Coming to New Zealand from a bustling city in southern China, Manka Li and Nicko Liang were drawn to the calm and quiet of Hawke’s Bay. The pair moved to Napier three years ago, wanting to integrate into a smaller community and having learnt...Read more

Film Graduate Showcases Innovative Gear

June 15, 2015

EIT screen production graduate Aliesha Staples has developed and runs a successful niche business hiring out filming equipment, mainly to industry professionals. Returning to New Zealand after more than five years overseas, Aliesha set up her own...Read more

Making Wine for a Sweet Tooth

June 10, 2015

Studying grape growing and winemaking at EIT, Linda Tatare has already pinpointed her marketing niche – making a Gewurztraminer that appeals to the Māori palate. Of Tuwharetoa and Ngāti Porou descent, Linda was born in and has lived most of...Read more

Hawke’s Bay Building Apprentice Claims National Title

June 4, 2015

Hastings carpentry apprentice Lee Holloway is quietly proud to have headed off 11 other regional finalists to win the Certified Builders’ Apprentice of the Year. After winning the Hawke’s Bay ITAB’s Apprentice of the Year, Lee was flown to...Read more