News - February 2010

From Napier to Napa for EIT-Trained Winemaker
February 17, 2010

EIT Hawke's Bay wine science graduate Sophie Matthews has jetsetted her way into a dream job working for a celebrated winery in the USA's leading wine region.Originally from Napier, Sophie has...

New Degree A New Start for EIT Lecturer
February 17, 2010

A new degree programme offered at EIT Hawke's Bay was the springboard for Janet Ashcroft's move to New Zealand.As would-be immigrants from England, Jan and husband Pete had pinpointed Hawke's...

Great turnout for polytech’s 2010 welcome
February 16, 2010

Gisborne Herald, 16 Feb 2010 Around 300 to 400 students turned up for the Tairāwhiti Polytechnic's whakatau (welcome). Mrs Campbell said the impressive turnout was both a sign of the times and...

Free courses for 30 youths
February 16, 2010

Gisborne Herald, 16 Feb 2010 Fee-free education, free breakfast and plenty of support are on offer under the Government's Youth Guarantee Scheme, and Tairāwhiti Polytechnic has 30 spaces to...

Tertiary education shake-up ‘fair enough’
February 10, 2010

Gisborne Herald, 10 Feb 2010 The Government's planned shake-up of the tertiary education sector is "fair enough", Tairāwhiti Polytechnic chief executive Judy Campbell says. "...I think it's fair...