News - January 2014

Love of learning leads
January 30, 2014

Ko Hikurangi te Maunga, ko Waiapu te Awa, Ko Ngāti Porou te Iwi. Ko Turitaka ki Tikitiki taku kāinga tuarua. (Hikurangi the mountain, Waiapu the river, Ngāti Porou the people. Turitaka in...

Inspired by her culture
January 27, 2014

A near-death experience has propelled Catherine August to great things.In 2010, the Gisborne grandmother of 13 had a brain bleed and ended up under a team of Waikato neurosurgeons. It was...

Trades academy success
January 25, 2014

The success of the High School Trades Academy Programme @ EIT is being felt in the far reaches of Tairāwhiti.Each Friday, 135 students from every high school in the region head to the EIT...

Inherited a love of helping others
January 23, 2014

Newly-graduated social worker Sharai Takao is on a mission to help others.It took three years for Sharai to complete her Bachelor of Applied Social Sciences. Her final placement at Impact...

More fee free study places
January 23, 2014

EIT youth scholarships, partially funded by the government’s Youth Guarantee (YG) scholarship scheme, has  now been extended to 18 and 19 year olds who wish to study up to Level 3.In...

EIT degrees pay off
January 19, 2014

EIT graduate Dennis Ng is skilled and ready to ride the IT wave of success.The Bachelor of Business Studies and Bachelor of Computing Systems graduate has been studying full time with EIT...

Trainee hairdresser on course for success
January 19, 2014

An EIT Youth Scholarship is helping 17-year-old Katherine Hodson pursue her passion for hairdressing.Katherine, who started her Certificate in Hairdressing studies in February, says her...

Ōtātara children’s centre
January 17, 2014

We welcome enquiries and bookings from the Hawke’s Bay community.Located on the EIT Hawke’s Bay campus, working with whanau and the community to provide outstanding early childhood...

EIT partners with Te Runganga o Ngāti Porou
January 15, 2014

The relationship between EIT Tairāwhiti and Te Runanga o Ngāti Porou recently moved to a new level with the graduation of the first students, and scholarships awarded to the new crew, all of...