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Fitness Enthusiast Exploring Benefits of Exercise

July 22, 2015

Passionate about life-long learning and the active lifestyle he’s pursued in Hawke’s Bay, Philip Shambrook is researching the comparative benefits of different doses of exercise in our increasingly crowded days. Formerly from the UK, Philip...Read more

EIT Celebrating Māori Language Week

July 22, 2015

EIT is to be a showcase for the Māori language next week, with daily activities celebrating and promoting te reo. EIT’s Māori and Pasifika liaison advisor Lee Kershaw-Karaitiana says the school for Māori studies, Te Ūranga Waka, will be “a...Read more

Student Nurse Awarded National Scholarship

July 13, 2015

EIT nursing student Kathy Kupenga was stunned to open an email telling her she was to receive the prestigious Te Apa Māreikura scholarship, one of only two made nationwide by the Ministry of Health. “I never expected it, but it is humbling to...Read more

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