News - May 2009

EIT Hawke’s Bay Celebrates another Graduation
May 27, 2009

EIT Hawke"s Bay will confer more than 439 diplomas, degrees and postgraduate qualifications at its institute-wide graduation ceremony on Friday, March 27.The traditional ceremony follows the...

American Academic Loving Life in Hawke’s Bay
May 27, 2009

Napier feels a natural fit for American Edmond Otis, recently appointed senior lecturer in health at EIT Hawke's Bay.Moving here from Carlsburg on the Californian coast has "gone as well as we...

Napier Snooker Champ Racks Up a Trip To Iran
May 26, 2009

Napier's David Meier-Bailey is looking forward to "potting" Iran as his next travel destination when he represents New Zealand in the world's under-21 snooker championships.The 21-year-old Eastern...

Young Mum a Role Model For Family Of Four
May 26, 2009

Growing up in a rural township in the Bay of Plenty provided Tanisha Jones with few opportunities for getting ahead."Education, especially, was never really encouraged," the Flaxmere...

Winery Worker Celebrates Hawke’s Bay Graduation
May 25, 2009

Emma Geurtse works at a Gisborne winery, did her degree through an Australian university and will celebrate her graduation at EIT Hawke's Bay later this month.It's an interesting blend for the...

Graduand Sweet With Choosing Art
May 25, 2009

Giving up free chocolate was just one of many sacrifices Ange Dudman made to study full-time at EIT Hawke's Bay.Little more than three years ago, she was enjoying a challenging sales career...

EIT Training Launches International Career
May 25, 2009

Now working for Australia's largest organic winery, Ashutosh left his homeland in India to learn winemaking from "the masters" at EIT Hawke's Bay.Ashu - as the 29-year-old prefers to be known -...

EIT Graduate Celebrates Artistic Flair
May 25, 2009

EIT Hawke's Bay graduate Hayley Stuart inherited a talent for art from her grandfather, an illustrator of cereal cards prized by generations of collectors.Family members were at the Taupo-based...

Zimbabwean Achiever To Star At EIT Graduation
May 25, 2009

Moving from Zimbabwe after high school, EIT Hawke's Bay graduate Karen Vickery eagerly embraced the opportunity for a New Zealand tertiary education.In the six years since, the 25-year-old has...