News - December 2015

Conference Honours for EIT Computing School
December 16, 2015

Head of EIT’s computing school Dr Stephen Corich reaped an early retirement bonanza at a recent national conference for information technology educators and researchers.Steve was made a...

Hastings Girls’ Shines At Science Fair
December 16, 2015

A will to reduce the use of plastics and a listless goldfish swimming at the bottom of a fish tank prompted winning projects in this year’s EIT-sponsored Hawke’s Bay Science and Technology...

Bragato Exchange Enriched Young Winemaker’s Life
December 16, 2015

On-site winemaker at Wineworks’ in Auckland, Renée Dale found her Romeo Bragato Exchange win reinvigorated her passion for Bachelor of Wine Science studies at EIT.In 2006, her final degree...

Hawke’s Bay Hockey Prodigy to Play In Europe
December 16, 2015

Emerging hockey star Dylan Thomas is hoping a lack of funds won’t stop him competing in an important international tournament being held in the Netherlands in July.The EIT degree student...

Te Reo Empowers EIT Graduate
December 16, 2015

Although he grew up in a large family that didn’t speak Māori, te reo has shaped Josh Rakatairi’s pathway in life.It has also brought Josh, born and raised in Marton, back to his...

EIT A Leading Wine Educator
December 16, 2015

Centred in a region celebrated for the diversity and quality of its wine styles, EIT offers New Zealand’s widest range of viticulture and wine science programmes.Highly-qualified lecturers...

Fashion Individuality Flourishes
December 9, 2015

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