News - September 2012

Students Showcase Garden Design Skills
September 18, 2012

A tranquil Zen garden designed and constructed by horticulture students was a first on several counts for the Hawke’s Bay House and Garden Show.Featuring bamboo screens, hanging tea...

Second Science Fair Win for Napier Student
September 17, 2012

Taradale High School student Kate Gear is amazed to have won the EIT Hawke’s Bay Science and Technology Fair for the second successive year.With an eye for stories in the public eye, the...

Wine Industry Star Savours A Challenge
September 11, 2012

New Zealand’s Young Viticulturist of the Year Braden Crosby leads a busy life – making wine and running the vineyard for a Wairarapa wine company while studying by distance through EIT in...

Horticultural Cadet Finds Growing a Fruitful Career
September 11, 2012

The third generation of his family to work in the Hawke’s Bay fruit industry, Benjimen (correct spelling) James believes horticulture is in his blood.The 27-year-old won this year’s...

Free Holiday Workshops for Pacific Students
September 11, 2012

EIT is to host three days of screen printing, mixed media and performing arts theatre workshops for Hawke’s Bay senior secondary school students with a Pacific heritage.Three Tautai...

EIT’S Reshaped Arts Degree Attracts Wide Acclaim
September 11, 2012

EIT’s radically restructured Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design is triggering strong interest from would-be students drawn to its project-based approach to learning.The Eastern Institute...

EIT on AIR
September 5, 2012

 When EIT Screen Production Programme Coordinator  Claire heard ex HB avant garde Music Video Director Edward De Vere was in town for the Art Deco weekend in February she invited him to...

High Flier Back in the Bay
September 4, 2012

EIT graduate Danielle Randell is back down to earth after a high-flying year away working as an intern for Air New Zealand at Los Angeles International Airport.The opportunity for the...