News - December 2014

Nurses Voice Concerns on Missed Care
December 19, 2014

Nurses working in hospitals, aged care and New Zealand’s primary health care sector have raised concerns about missed patient care in a survey undertaken by academics at EIT’s Faculty of...

EIT Launches Master of Information Technology
December 19, 2014

EIT is raising its profile as a leading educator with a Master of Information Technology joining an array of high-level computing and business management programmes being offered in 2015.The...

Pacific Origins Inspire Student Art
December 19, 2014

Thirty senior secondary students explored their Pacific heritage in art over the term break, carving coconut shell, collaborating on a mural and writing and recording an original piece of...

EIT Sponsors Supreme Tourism Award
December 19, 2014

EIT was the sponsor of the Supreme Winner award won by Napier’s Art Deco Trust at this year’s Hawke’s Bay Tourism Awards staged at Mission Estate Winery.The Art Deco Trust also won...

Māori Introduced to Building Trade on Marae
December 19, 2014

A joint initiative launched by EIT and iwi is proving an unqualified success in providing Māori trades training on local marae.The first phase in the scheme – a 19-week, full-time,...

Degree Student Keeping the Balls in the Air
December 19, 2014

Netball star, mother-of-two and full-time degree student Denise Aiolupotea knew she was bumping up an already heavy workload when she formed a support group for Pacific Island and Māori mothers...

A Homecoming for EIT’s New Deputy Head
December 15, 2014

Mark Oldershaw says it felt like returning home when he moved to Hawke’s Bay to take up his new role as deputy chief executive at the Eastern Institute of Technology.Chief executive of...

Hawke’s Bay Company Wins EIT-Sponsored Award
December 15, 2014

Award-winning Hawke’s Bay company Catalyst Fuel Refunds is aiming to treble its client base in two years – and it recently added EIT to its list.The company won the EIT Small to Medium...