News - November 2015

Local Sailor a Finalist in National Awards
November 30, 2015

Winning a finals slot in New Zealand’s Attitude Awards is floating Hastings sailor Otis Horne’s boat. Born with spina bifida, the 19-year-old is one of three finalists in the Courage in...

Individuality Flourishes in Student Fashion Design
November 30, 2015

Hawke’s Bay’s emerging fashion talents basked in the limelight this week, wowing a capacity crowd at EIT’s annual showcase of student design.Staged in EIT’s Trades Building, fashion...

Top Hawke’s Bay Cyclist Moving for Dream Job
November 25, 2015

Nearing the end of degree studies at EIT, Hannah van Kampen has already scored a job that underpins her road cycling ambitions.Para Cycling New Zealand has assigned Hannah to work with...

Film Student Wins Pania Award
November 23, 2015

International student Jiangyan Chen has joined a select group of cinematic achievers honoured with a Pania statuette.The 27-year-old from China was presented with the coveted Pania trophy...

Award Winner Explores Conceptual Art
November 16, 2015

Winner of this year’s prestigious David Fine scholarship, Rebecca Frances Lees is enjoying developing a conceptual art practice at EIT’s ideaschool.“In the past, I’ve been far more...

Students Master Fine Dining Skills
November 11, 2015

EIT’s hospitality students and tutors have evolved a class exercise into a très grand 10-course dinner that goes down a treat with gourmet diners and is a highlight on the F.A.W.C. menu of...

EIT Hosts National Sports Research Event
November 11, 2015

EIT recently staged New Zealand’s second ITP Sports Research Symposium as a platform for researchers based at institutes of technology and polytechnics nationwide.Head of EIT’s School...

Students Assist Vanuatu’s Cyclone Recovery
November 9, 2015

EIT students who helped rebuild cyclone-lashed medical centres in Vanuatu have returned to Hawke’s Bay with improved trades skills and a greater appreciation of the comforts of...