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The reliability of GPS devices for collecting exercise data

May 3, 2016

Philip Shambrook graduated from EIT with a Bachelor of Recreation and Sport degree at the March 2014 Graduation ceremony where he delivered the valedictory address. In April 2016 he will graduate with a Master of Health Science degree from EIT. He...Read more

Politicians meet southeast asian officials

May 3, 2016

EIT’s English Language Centre recently introduced Leader of the opposition Andrew Little and Napier MP Stuart Nash to government officials visiting from Southeast Asia. On campus as Napier’s Art Deco celebrations moved into full wing, the...Read more

EIT research a boost for making low alcohol wine

May 3, 2016

EIT researchers have found spraying grapevines to reduce transpiration can enhance the quality of low alcohol wine produced from early harvested grapes. The results are significant for the production of ‘lifestyle wine’ – a sector the New...Read more

New EIT nursing school appointment

May 3, 2016

A registered nurse with a PhD in history, Pamela Wood has joined EIT as an associate professor in the School of Nursing. Pamela was most recently Associate Professor and Associate Dean Research in the Faculty of Health at Federation University...Read more

Honours graduate seeks further academic success

May 3, 2016

Having completed EIT’s Bachelor of Arts (Māori) and Bachelor of Arts Honours (Māori) in just two years, Turei Ormsby is now studying for his doctorate degree. The 21-year-old aims to be one of the youngest, if not the youngest, to gain a...Read more

Young blood reinvigorates school

May 3, 2016

A new wine science lecturer and laboratory manager for EIT’s Hawke’s Bay campus. Starting as a wine science lecturer, Shaun La Franco brings significant industry experience to the role. Formerly cellar master at Amisfield, Shaun...Read more

Knowledge is a power tool

May 3, 2016

Tereora Tapaitau has secured a building services cadetship with the Gisborne District Council after studying carpentry at EIT. “I wasn’t good at maths but I stuck with it,” he says of his early schooling. “I wasn’t good at English, but...Read more

EIT Celebrates Graduate Success

May 3, 2016

Napier was ablaze with colour as jubilant EIT graduates gathered in traditional academic gowns, satin-lined hoods, sashes, korowai and tasselled trenchers for this year’s capping and downtown parades. In total 879 diplomas, degrees and...Read more

Sport Scholars Update – Ben Stoyanoff

May 2, 2016

My name is Ben Stoyanoff and I’m in my second year of study for the Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) at EIT.  I’m 21 years old and decided on primary teaching as a career after leaving school and becoming involved in cricket coaching at primary...Read more

Top Singaporean Chef Visits The Bay

April 26, 2016

EIT-trained chef Jenna White is perfecting her patisserie skills as an executive chef at one of Singapore’s most elegant and highly rated restaurants. Jenna creates deserts for guests at Flutes, a fine dining restaurant located in the imposing...Read more