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Study Triggers New Career

March 4, 2015

Former scientist and now software developer Daniel Bassett started computer studies at EIT with a doctorate in marine biology. Originally from Auckland, Daniel’s research projects took him to the Antarctic where, based on the Ross Sea ice shelf...Read more

Promising Student Wins Airport Scholarship

March 4, 2015

EIT tourism and travel student Shani Stewart has won an inaugural Hawke’s Bay Airport Ltd scholarship that will help cover the cost of her diploma study fees next year. The airport company is providing scholarship funding for promising students...Read more

Trainee Chef Awarded Scholarship

March 4, 2015

Winning the inaugural Noel Crawford Memorial Chef Scholarship is the icing on the cake for student chef John Bland. Formerly in a desk job, the 32-year-old says he’s the happiest he’s ever been studying for his Diploma in Professional Chef...Read more

Wine Graduate Backs ‘Girls Can Do Anything’ Belief

March 4, 2015

Hayley Young has springboarded a multifaceted career having studied winemaking at the Eastern Institute of Technology in Hawke’s Bay. The 30-year-old works with winery clients for a health and safety consultancy, launched her own wine brand, is...Read more

Show Time For EIT’s ideaschool Students

March 4, 2015

                EIT’s ideaschool students are feeling the excitement and the stress as they gear up for iS3 – the end-of-year platform for showcasing their best creative efforts. For visual...Read more

Academic Finds Further Reasons to Love Hawke’s Bay

March 4, 2015

Originally from Uzbekistan, EIT business lecturer Djavlonbek Kadirov has three more reasons for savouring life in Hawke’s Bay. After gaining an undergraduate degree in his homeland, Djavlon completed a Master’s degree at Salford University in...Read more

Pre-Trades Programme Develops Practical Skills

March 4, 2015

Now just weeks away from completing a pre-trades certificate in plumbing and gasfitting, Sione Kaulave didn’t think he’d go the distance with the course. From Flaxmere, Sione enrolled for the EIT programme because his parents suggested he do a...Read more

Te Matatini 2015

March 3, 2015

Tēnā tātau. Day 2 in Christchurch- Ōtautahi and nerves have gone up ten fold. It was great to see many of the other rōpū arriving and getting ready today. Today was sound check for Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga, Te Rerenga Kōtuku and Ngāti...Read more

Movie Creative Joins ideaschool

March 3, 2015

Having created movie magic at Weta Workshop for 14 years, newly-appointed EIT lecturer and technician Jonathan Brough is now passing on his model-making and set design skills to ideaschool’s screen production students. A “Wellington boy” for...Read more

Te Matatini 2015

March 3, 2015

Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga have arrived in Christchurch and have settled into their accommodation. Sound check tomorrow on the Matatini stage!!! 6am practise on the floor. It is going to be a big week. Stay updated on EIT’s homepage, as...Read more