News - September 2011

EIT On The Move
September 26, 2011

EIT staffers did their bit to ‘Move the Planet’ on Friday (September 23), forsaking fossil fuels to walk and bike to work. Taking part in the global Moving Planet day, which encourages people...

Promising Local Rugby Player Putting Study First
September 20, 2011

Rugby is taking a back seat while Zane Rangi finishes his degree at EIT.“Study is full-on right now,” says the 21-year-old, who was in the Hawke’s Bay Rugby Academy and Under 20s squad...

Unique Art Form Focus of Wananga
September 20, 2011

Tradition meets contemporary on Monday at the annual EIT Tairawhiti Ta Moko Wananga. Once again, the Toihoukura event has attracted some of the nation"s leading ta moko artists, including members...

EIT Tairawhiti Sport Students Help All Blacks
September 12, 2011

Graduates of the EIT Tairawhiti Health and Fitness have found an unexpected bonus that's seen them rubbing shoulders with some of the nation's most admired sporting stars.Students who complete...

EIT Figures Strongly On Research Assessment Group
September 12, 2011

EIT’s three research professors are to join a group of influential academics assessing research projects to determine funding for tertiary educators nationwide.The Tertiary Education...

Hawke’s Bay Triathlete Competing In World Champs
September 5, 2011

A talent for multi-tasking is taking leading Hawke’s Bay athlete Fred Koenders all the way to China where he will represent New Zealand in the World Triathlon Championships.Koenders has...

Winemaker Savours A Challenging Career
September 5, 2011

Growing up surrounded by vineyards was Villa Maria winemaker Nick Picone’s entrée to the world of wine.   Nick’s father, Vince Picone, owns a vineyard touring business in Hawke’s...

Grooming Manu Samoa For Greatness
September 5, 2011

Many seasoned rugby followers are tipping Manu Samoa as the Rugby World Cup’s sleeping giant following the team’s recent shock defeat of Australia.   The spectacular victory is seen as...

Funding for EIT Trades Programmes
September 5, 2011

EIT is welcoming additional Tertiary Education Commission funding which will boost the institute’s pre-apprenticeship trades training programmes.The extra funding has been triggered by the...