News - June 2013

World class paddler gives back
June 24, 2013

Life for EIT Tairāwhiti student liaison administrator Kiwi Campbell is all about giving back.And the waka ama world champ recently took a slice of her world back to her roots. Ms Campbell,...

EIT Tairawhiti’s new Hub
June 24, 2013

The new Hub is well and truly living up to its name. Opened earlier this year, the heart of the EIT Tairāwhiti campus has become a popular spot for students, lecturers and the wider community,...

EIT Tairāwhiti – Graduation 2013
June 24, 2013

It was standing room only as hundreds packed into the Farmers Air Showgrounds Event Centre for the 2013 EIT Tairāwhiti graduation ceremony. Students, whanau and supporters – some of whom had...

Graduate Research
June 24, 2013

Joedine Birch and Gayleen Walker, Bachelor of Arts (Maori) 2013 GraduatesEIT Tairāwhiti graduates Gayleen Walker and Joedine Birch hope their oral history research project will become a valuable...

Enthusiasm abounds from Friday Crew
June 24, 2013

There was more pressure than usual for the EIT Tairāwhiti Trades Academy catering students on Friday.The 26 youngsters, from schools all over the district, had to cater for around 100 fellow...

EIT Year 13 Degree Study Grant
June 24, 2013

It’s not just Tihirua Putaka who is benefiting from his EIT Tairāwhiti Year 13 Scholarship.“It’s helped me and my whanau a whole lot,” says the 19-year-old Toihoukura arts degree...

Big community effort from Wairoa students
June 24, 2013

EIT Tairāwhiti’s Wairoa horticulture students have been digging deep to help the community.The eight-strong level three crew dug and prepared 1200 holes for a community-driven plant up,...