News - June 2014

EIT Tairāwhiti Debate
June 25, 2014

Six key New Zealand politicians made their very different stances quite clear at the Tuitui Korero Political Debate but they all agreed on one thing – the need to get out and vote. Organised by...

Teamwork Underpins Winery’s Success
June 25, 2014

Building a business on the back of top-performing wines, Dan Barker appreciates the pluses of surrounding himself with a well-qualified team.A passionate winemaker, Dan and wife Kaylea own...

EIT Tairāwhiti Excellence Awards
June 25, 2014

A very special delegation from the East Coast are on their way to Wellington to attend the inaugural Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards.The Tairāwhiti Schools Trades Academy @ EIT...

Tairāwhiti kuia honoured
June 23, 2014

Widely known as Nanny Ra, cherished kuia Rawinia Te Kani was honoured for her long association with EIT Tairāwhiti, before sadly passing away recently.The awarding of the EIT Tuakiri Medal of...

Whānau embrace flax bassinets
June 23, 2014

Key findings from an EIT wahakura qualitative study are to feed into a  wider study exploring Māori safe sleep innovations for infants.New Zealand has the highest rate for any sudden and...

Graduate expresses environmental protest in art
June 23, 2014

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

EIT encourages Pacific Island achievement
June 23, 2014

More Pasifika students are enrolling in EIT degree programmes, reflecting the success of an initiative aimed at encouraging Pac ific  Islanders into tertiary education.This year, eight...

Trades Academy @ EIT
June 23, 2014

Success stories continue to flow from the Trades Academy @ EIT Tairāwhiti.Each Friday more than 100 high school students from all over the region head to the Tairāwhiti campus to try their...

Inspiring and motivating all around him
June 23, 2014

Raniera Hauraki Watene is feeling  re-energised, and he’s hoping to  share that feeling.The 23-year-old has a passion for re-telling  stories – not just any stories, but rather...

A bumper year for EIT graduates
June 23, 2014

EIT scored a graduation bonanza this year, with a boost in graduate numbers across three campuses and the first graduates to gain business qualifications in Auckland. Significant features of...