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Magpies Build Their Skills Set
2 days ago | EIT Hawkes Bay

For the Magpies, it was a whole new ball game polishing up their DIY skills making barbecue tables at EIT. Organised by the Hawke’s Bay Rugby Football Union, the professional development...

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Wairoa Woman Aiming High
6 days ago | EIT Hawkes Bay

Kamaea Thompson-Paku is flying high, training as an avionics technician after gaining her electrical trades certificate at EIT. Born and raised in Wairoa, the 20-year-old is Te...

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Moving Forward Looking Back
September 21, 2016 | EIT Hawkes Bay

EIT’s ideaschool is staging a fashion exhibition showcasing past and present student work.  The week-long exhibition Moving Forward Looking Back will be held over a week in Napier’s Ocean...

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Fashion Student Takes A Bow
September 21, 2016 | EIT Hawkes Bay

Coming from Matamata, a town that’s surrounded by horse studs, EIT student Jennifer Freeman may have had a head start in designing for Fashion in the Field. Jen’s entry for Hawke’s Bay...

Student Movie a New Take on Napier Siege
August 26, 2016 | EIT Hawkes Bay

Locked down during the Napier siege, EIT screen production student Brock Reynolds is drawing on his experience of the tragic event to make a short film as his final-year diploma project.Brock’s...

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...

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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...