News - August 2009

Napier Student Wins National Beauty Industry Award
August 26, 2009

EIT Hawke's Bay student Anneke Groenewald felt like an Oscar winner accepting the New Zealand Professional Beauty Industry's "Best Student Award" trophy at a gala evening in Auckland.Ecstatic...

Demand-Driven Degree Gets The Green Light
August 26, 2009

EIT Hawke's Bay has been given the go-ahead for a new field-based Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) degree that is already attracting strong interest from would-be students wanting...

EIT Dinner Celebrates a Global World
August 24, 2009

Some 280 students, staff and homestay families celebrated EIT Hawke's Bay's diversity of cultures with an International Dinner held on campus last week. (Thursday, August 15)Many overseas students...

Kiwi Lifestyle Lures Fledgling British Winegrowers
August 24, 2009

Kiwis famously pride themselves on their "can-do" attitude.  For British ex-pats who take on winegrowing in New Zealand, learning to make the best of any situation can be critical to their...

Carpentry tutors top of the class
August 22, 2009

Gisborne Herald, 22 Aug 2009 The polytechnic's carpentry programmes and their tutors - Matt Evans, Matthew Campbell, Joe Hogan and Phil Gaukrodger - have received an A moderation report from the...

Governance change will shrink polytech council
August 21, 2009

Gisborne Herald, 21 Aug 2009 Changes to polytechnic governance debated in Parliament recently will replace Tairāwhiti Polytechnic Council's four community representatives with one. Read more...

Taking her art to Florence Biennale
August 20, 2009

Gisborne Herald, 20 Aug 2009 Tairāwhiti Polytechnic Toihoukura tutor and mother of six, Tawera Tahuri, received an invitation to be part of the 2009 Florence Biennale, which is held every two...