News - August 2017

EIT Lecture Showcases Sudi Success Story
August 22, 2017

An inaugural lecture delivered by EIT’s recently appointed Research Professor Dr David Tipene-Leach attracted a wide mixed audience.Professor of Māori and Indigenous Research at EIT, David...

EIT Wine School Partners with Chinese University
August 22, 2017

Having identified EIT as a leader in wine education, Qi Lu University of Technology has selected the institute to teach wine science to its students – both in China and in Hawke’s Bay. ...

Academic Focused on Educational Technology
August 22, 2017

Kathryn MacCallum breaks the mould with her recent appointment as an associate professor in EIT’s School of Computing. At 35, the programme coordinator for the Postgraduate Diploma in...

Building a Great Reputation
August 22, 2017

Ace apprentice Michael Roberts likes to share his love of building, organising and running weekly coaching sessions for workmates at his Tamatea home. Michael’s commitment to training...

Students Shape Up Fashion Careers
August 22, 2017

Misty Ratima and Wenerei Thompson are talented designers building fashion careers grounded in their learning at EIT.As the supreme winner of the indigenous Māori design competition...

Students Learn About Police Role
August 22, 2017

As the Eastern Police District gears up to take on an additional 68 police officers over the next four years, EIT is offering a course for locals interested in being included in the new...

Overcoming Obstacles
August 22, 2017

Six months ago, Noell Ratapu felt a disability meant she wouldn’t be able to pursue tertiary study.The 18-year-old has spinal muscular atrophy and has largely been confined to a...

Placement to apprenticeship
August 22, 2017

EIT student O’Shea Mead-Cadore has a lot on his plate but is well on his way to becoming a qualified builder.Having completed the level 3 Certificate in Carpentry last year, O’Shea is...

EIT Offers New Online Business Programmes
August 22, 2017

Central Hawke’s Bay regional learning centre staff are walking the talk in promoting online learning programmes to would-be students.Centre coordinator Sandra Fleming and learning...

Academic with a Prescription for Change
August 22, 2017

A newly appointed associate professor in EIT’s School of Nursing, Rachael Walker is as focused as ever on boosting health outcomes and reducing inequities for the people of Hawke’s Bay and...