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The Big Wide World of Cloud Computing and Data Management

August 31, 2015

During 2015, Dr Emre Erturk’s research focused on cloud computing and big data, important trends in the world of information technology and ones which will have significant impact on future curricula for teaching computing and information systems...Read more

Brothers Achieve for their Whanau

August 11, 2015

Rather than follow their father into the Mongrel Mob, Levi and Junior Armstrong chose to study at EIT and build successful careers. Of Ngati Kahungunu descent through their mother, Darly Timu – “the rock of the whanau” – the brothers grew...Read more

EIT Claims Second Successive Win in Fashion Design Awards

August 11, 2015

Winner of the prestigious Auaha Award at this year’s Hokonui Fashion Design Awards, Raiatea Tanaha-Reese moved to Hawke’s Bay to study at EIT’s ideaschool. From Rotorua, the 21-year-old harnessed her homesickness, turning it into a positive...Read more

Students to Help Rebuild Vanuatu

August 5, 2015

Seven hand-picked Māori and Pasifika students enrolled in EIT trades programmes are gearing up for the trip in a lifetime, helping to rebuild medical centres in Vanuatu after its lashing by Cyclone Pam earlier this year. The plumbing, electrical...Read more

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