News - September 2014

SHB-EIT sports scholar Aimee Fisher
September 30, 2014

Well that’s the end of my first season as a full-time athlete in the Open Women’s K4 and what a fantastic experience it has been.Our international season started in April at World Cup 1 in...

Weta visits ideaschool
September 29, 2014

In a major coup for ideaschool,  Matt Aitken, a visual effects supervisor from Weta Digital, visited EIT on a tertiary institute recruitment trip.Matt also gave a lunchbox talk to...

Award winner showcases sculptural art
September 29, 2014

Magpie finds conjure up domestic disharmony in works exhibited by David Fine Memorial Scholarship winner Susan Mabin at the Hastings Community Arts Centre.A Bachelor of Visual Arts and...

Talking to the Moon
September 29, 2014

Toihoukura lecturer Associate Professor Steve Gibbs admits to a fascination with the moon over his many years as an artist. He did his masters, Huri Mārama, exploring the relationship...

Walking the talk
September 29, 2014

Pre-apprenticeship EIT Tairāwhiti carpentry students get the opportunity to completely build a two bedroom cottage during their 39 week course.The fourteen level three students, who range...

Hui enhances cultural skills
September 29, 2014

Two hundred people gathered at EIT’s Te Ūranga Waka in July to buff up their Māoritanga skills and develop confidence to stand up on marae. A Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated initiative,...

Crucibles, ‘surthrival’ and business leadership
September 29, 2014

Dr Steve Hinge’s research for his PhD in Business Administration from Southern Cross University (Australia) is based around the concept of a crucible.This concept is taken from the...

Home to follow his heart
September 29, 2014

Tā moko is all Toihoukura student Henare Brooking has ever known in the world of art. The 28-year-old graduated with a diploma of contemporary Māori art in 2004-2005, and is now working on...

Marae cookery programme an EIT first
September 29, 2014

Iwi are collaborating with EIT in offering a marae cookery programme as a national qualification.EIT is being supported by kuia, kaumātua and kaitakatu in teaching its Level 3 National...