News - January 2016

Waiata Inspires Christina’s Study
January 26, 2016

Hearing students singing waiata as she was passing EIT’s Flaxmere Learning Centre, Christina Wainohu realised how much of her taha Māori she had lost while living overseas.Of Ngāti...

Knowledge is a Power Tool
January 20, 2016

After completing the Certificate in Introductory Trade Skills (Carpentry) at EIT Ruatoria, followed by the Certificate of Carpentry (Level 3) through EIT Tairāwhiti, Tereora Tapaitau landed...

Choosing a New Direction
January 20, 2016

Throughout her school years, Ashley Haddad found mathematics increasingly enjoyable.Because the EIT business programme is flexible, Ashley was also able to combine study with working for...

Mother of Four Scores Dream Nursing Job
January 20, 2016

After 14 years as a stay-at-home mother of four, Bronwyn wanted to help other people’s children too. Now she is an EIT Bachelor of Nursing graduate and has secured her dream job at the...

Skills, Life Experiences and a Satisfying Job
January 20, 2016

Len Wawatai feels good when he helps people – now he gets paid to feel good.Len is hooked on helping people, and with his EIT Certificate in Health Disability and Aged Support he...

Perfect Fit For Creativity
January 20, 2016

With a perfect fashion designer name and plenty of ideas about the clothes he wanted to make, Sebastian gained the skills he needed by studying EIT’s Certificate in Fashion Apparel.Some of...

More Male Social Workers Needed
January 20, 2016

Of 25 people who graduated with EIT’s Bachelor of Social Work in 2015 only two were men – and neither was from Te Tairāwhiti.EIT has teamed up with Tauawhi Men’s Centre...

EIT’s 40 Years Through 150 People’s Eyes
January 20, 2016

First to See the Light is a book that tells the story of EIT’s 40 years as a tertiary educator resulting in almost a quarter of a million graduates for Te Tairāwhiti and Hawke’s...

Building up the East Coast
January 20, 2016

People on New Zealand’s rugged East Coast pride themselves on resourcefulness and self-sufficiency – EIT’s trades training gives them skills to achieve that outlook.Those who...

Info & Enrolment Day this Thursday
January 20, 2016

It’s info and enrolment day on Thursday, January 21st – from 9-6.If you’re ready to enroll, then pop into the main campus in Taradale, bring your birth certificate or passport and we...