News - December 2009

A course in real-life farming
December 14, 2009

Gisborne Herald, 14 Nov 2009 With the aim of attracting more young people into the agriculture industry, Tairāwhiti Polytech held a careers day at the rural campus this week. Agriculture tutor...

Artist achieves graduation triptych
December 10, 2009

Gisborne Herald, 10 Dec 2010 This month, Bernise Williams, a student at Tairāwhiti Polytechnic's School of Māori Art (Toihoukura), scored a triptych of achievements.She completed her...

Researcher Studies Syrah’s Peppery Aroma
December 7, 2009

Hawke's Bay's growing reputation as a producer of quality Syrah is not lost on Gerard Logan, lecturer in viticulture at EIT Hawke's Bay and inaugural winner of the Bragato Trust's postgraduate...

EIT Appoints Multi-Skilled Arts Lecturer
December 7, 2009

EIT's newly-appointed graphic communication lecturer Anthony Chiappin brings a multitude of talents and experience to the role.The Australian national has a Master of Visual Arts from Monash...

Trades Training a Gateway To The World
December 7, 2009

A carpenter's ticket can be a springboard to adventures overseas, says travel enthusiast Shane Sigglekow - a Kiwi builder who has worked in England, Vanuatu and even in Antarctica.EIT's...

Would-Be Students Rush EIT
December 7, 2009

EIT Hawke's Bay is experiencing a massive surge of interest in next year's programmes, several of which are now full and are wait-listing would-be students.Marketing Director Brenda Chapman is...