News - June 2015

EIT Appoints New Head of Business School
June 25, 2015

As she settles into her new job as head of EIT’s School of Business, Rebekah Dinwoodie feels like she is returning to her roots.Rebekah worked in various roles at EIT over a period of...

Couple Buff up English in their Adopted Homeland
June 17, 2015

Coming to New Zealand from a bustling city in southern China, Manka Li and Nicko Liang were drawn to the calm and quiet of Hawke’s Bay.The pair moved to Napier three years ago, wanting...

Visit to Hawke’s Bay by the Governor General
June 16, 2015

The School of Viticulture and Wine did an outstanding job on Thursday of hosting their Excellencies Lieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae.  The...

Film Graduate Showcases Innovative Gear
June 15, 2015

EIT screen production graduate Aliesha Staples has developed and runs a successful niche business hiring out filming equipment, mainly to industry professionals.Returning to New Zealand...

Making Wine for a Sweet Tooth
June 10, 2015

Studying grape growing and winemaking at EIT, Linda Tatare has already pinpointed her marketing niche – making a Gewurztraminer that appeals to the Māori palate.Of Tuwharetoa and Ngāti...

Apple Industry Growing Local Jobs
June 2, 2015

Hawke’s Bay’s buoyant apple industry is opening up opportunities for young people keen to make horticulture a career.Employed at T&G’s Whakatu packhouse for the 2014 season,...