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Raising roofs in cyclone-hit Vanuatu, from left, Carl Fairbairn, Kelly Frewin, Jack Pritchard, Todd Rogers and Nikki Wawatai.
EIT Team Helps With Vanuatu’s Recovery
August 15, 2016 | EIT Hawkes Bay

An EIT team recently returned from a second stint helping Vanuata rebuild after Cyclone Pam hammered the island nation early last year.  The group of seven – comprising EIT staffers, former...

Anesi Asalele in EIT’s training kitchen.
Samoan Student Cooks Up A Great Career
August 15, 2016 | EIT Hawkes Bay

Seese Asalele’s home-made curries have inspired her son Anesi to study cookery at EIT. From Samoa, the pair moved to Napier shortly before Anesi entered his teens.  After completing his seventh...

Aspen Edwards at Hastings Lollipops Educare with from left, Maggie Berriman, Korus King (at back), Jahleenah Tuaine and Georgia Kavana-McGhie.
Teacher Graduate Esteems Rarotongan Roots
August 15, 2016 | EIT Hawkes Bay

Aspen Edwards at Hastings Lollipops Educare with from left, Maggie Berriman, Korus King (at back), Jahleenah Tuaine and Georgia Kavana-McGhie. EIT graduate Aspen Edwards very much identifies with...

Work and Life Skills students Searlait Edmonds from Clive (left) and Anne-Marie Tennant from Napier take a turn at feeding Pickles.
New Kid Enrols For Semester Two
August 3, 2016 | EIT Hawkes Bay

Pickles may be tiny but she’s proving big on star appeal with EIT students and staff.   Owned by Work and Life Skills tutor Katy Kenah, the kid goat is sharing a classroom with 23 students who...

Engineering a great career: with plenty of variety and 40 experienced staff to learn from Jonathan Wilkie is going from strength to strength.
Engineering profile – EIT Tairāwhiti
July 27, 2016 | EIT Hawkes Bay

As a young person who loved working with his hands, Jonathan Wilkie got off to a flying start at Universal Engineering.He got a taste for engineering at Universal as part of Gisborne Boys High...

Jordan James prunes apple trees on Close Orchard at Mangateretere.
Orcharding Brings Sweet Rewards
July 20, 2016 | EIT Hawkes Bay

Jordan James prunes apple trees on Close Orchard at Mangateretere. Hawke’s Bay’s Young Fruit Grower of the Year Jordan James sees himself carving out a good career in the region’s burgeoning...