News - February 2014

Graduate Expresses Environmental Protest In Art
February 27, 2014

A compelling art installation depicting global fallout from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster is Lillie Chapman’s sign-off to Hawke’s Bay, with the talented EIT graduate heading off to...

Veteran cameraman teaches Screen Production
February 26, 2014

Veteran cameraman Peter Janes is focusing this year on teaching our Screen Production students.He’s acquired a wide range of skills during a 40-year career in the television and filming...

Top Creatives Join Ideaschool Team
February 24, 2014

 Two leading academics and art practitioners have joined EIT ideaschool‘s permanent staff to add further weight to the education offered to visual arts and design students.Head of...

Trades Academy Intake Continues To Grow
February 24, 2014

Hawke’s Bay Schools Trades Academy @ EIT welcomed 260 high school students yesterday (Friday, 21 February) in the third year for the highly successful partnership between the region’s...

Action Replay For Local Talent
February 24, 2014

Veteran cameraman Peter Janes is focusing this year on teaching EIT’s Screen Production students the wide range of skills he’s acquired during a 40-year career in the television and...

Hawke’s Bay Schools Trades Academy starts up
February 21, 2014

The Hawke’s Bay Schools Trades Academy started up again this morning with 260 students.The trades academy provides high school students with on-campus practical skills training at EIT while...

EIT and Hort Industry Combat Labour Shortage
February 13, 2014

 A new ‘hands on’ initiative, which brings the classroom into the orchard, is helping combat the labour shortage in the horticulture industry.EIT, Work and Income and local iwi have...

Tā Moko an inspiration to many
February 12, 2014

The Tā Moko forum held annually at Toihoukura is, in part, an opportunity for the collective group - Te Uhi a Mataora - to hold their annual general meeting.This is important so tā moko...

Cheers for Cheer
February 11, 2014

After 10 years in London, Mathew Cheer returned to New Zealand to find rural industries had changed and progressed.Recognising the need to upskill, Matt enrolled at EIT and is now into his...