News - October 2010

Hawkes Bay Students to Race at Manfield
October 19, 2010

Tamatea High School Trades Academy students, in training at EIT, are to race mini motorbikes they built themselves at a "Grand Prix" at Manfield next week.The six or seven students will be...

Feedback sought on EIT Tairāwhiti merger
October 13, 2010

The Eastern Institute of Technology and Tairāwhiti Polytechnic are consulting staff on plans to merge the two institutions.The consultation follows agreement in principle between the Councils...

Police Buff Up Their Māori Language Skills
October 6, 2010

Napier Police are continuing to reach out to the Māori community by learning te reo and some customary practices.Sixteen officers recently took part in a 10-week programme organised by police...

Young Winemaker Upskills at EIT Hawke’s Bay
October 6, 2010

Assistant winemaker at Martinborough's celebrated Ata Rangi winery, Jannine Rickards feels more competent doing her job because of her study at Hawke's Bay's Eastern Institute of...

Wine Student Earning While Learning
October 6, 2010

Combining study with varied work at a Hawke's Bay winery, Tom Lovelock admits he's had a dream start to a career in the wine industry.The 24-year-old is in his second year of the Bachelor of...

Bragato Exchange Scholar Exploring Italy
October 6, 2010

EIT Hawke's Bay wine science and viticulture student Tom Lovelock is to spend a month in Italy as this year's winner of the Bragato Student Exchange Scholarship.The 24-year-old is already...

Student Rates Trades Training Centre
October 6, 2010

Automotive engineering student Carl Pritchard couldn't be happier learning about the motor industry at EIT Hawke's Bay's newly-opened Trades and Technology Training Centre.The 19-year-old from...