News - October 2016

Battler Gains Degree
October 28, 2016

EIT graduate Rosina Reiri has redeemed hard-won experience and sorrow in helping others.  Born in Dannevirke and raised in Tikitiki, Rosina lost her father when she was eight, and her mother at...

American Student Young Vintner Of The Year
October 19, 2016

Just a few years ago, pretty much all Ben Jones knew about wine was that came in two colours – white and red. The American, a second-year wine science and viticulture degree student at EIT,...

Students Shine at Wine Show
October 19, 2016

EIT students harvested a bumper crop of medals at the regional wine awards, an event in which their entries were judged using the same criteria as for commercially produced wines. Fifteen of...

Students Mobilise for Region’s Wine Awards
October 18, 2016

EIT students and tutors are gearing up to help make one of the region’s most celebrated events a standout success. As in past years, EIT is enthusiastically supporting the Hawke’s Bay A...

Sports Scholar – Ben Stoyanoff
October 17, 2016

It has become very busy as I move into the last part of EIT’s academic year.  I am currently finishing off my last essay assignments which are based on the arts and literacy – both of which...

Donner’s Bush – More Waimata Restoraton
October 12, 2016

A team warm-up for more Waimata restoration. When Dame Anne Salmond asked the Department of Conservation what they were doing to restore a scenic reserve on the banks of Gisborne’s...

Hospitality Programmes A Delicious Journey
October 12, 2016

Maria Hiko is on her way to foodie heaven. When she talks about delicious nutritious food, Maria Hiko has that sparkling infectious enthusiasm seen in people who have found their...

Trade Graduates Loving Opportunities
October 12, 2016

ABC Designer Ltd owner Sam Gavin expects a lot from his apprentices.“All of my apprentices have been from EIT. They get good background knowledge and then it comes down to individuals and...

Te Whatukura Reconnects Students with Māoritanga
October 12, 2016

Hikoi can put wairua into study of Māori language and culture, and this year’s Ta Apirana Ngata Memorial Lectures are a pilgrimage of sorts as EIT lecturers help bring the past to...

Exciting Future for Future Teacher
October 12, 2016

Eli Henare aims to help kids love school.Eli Henare’s childhood was often unhappy and violent and he and his brothers and sisters were in CYFS care for six years, until he was...