News - November 2017

Tradie’s Perseverance Pays Off
November 29, 2017

When Casey Aranui went looking for work experience for her EIT trades training programme, she was knocked back by a dozen builders. The reasons she was given, she says, were about gender, but the...

A ‘Grandmaster’ in Art
November 29, 2017

Having recently completed Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design studies at EIT’s ideaschool, Julienne Dickey is to embark on a third master’s degree next year – at the age of 68. Being...

Historical Imagination: The Past is Always Present
November 27, 2017

Associate Professor Pamela Wood “Historical Imagination: The Past is Always Present” Keynote paper presented at the ANEC conference, September 2017 Overview: The past is always with us,...

Mahia Embraces Community-Based Learning
November 27, 2017

Mahia locals recently learnt basic automotive and engineering skills by making cray pots and repairing quad bikes and lawn mowers in a former garage in the northern Hawke’s Bay...

Raewyn Tauira Paterson
November 22, 2017

Raewyn Tauira Paterson is an artist whose work explores our relationship with the environment and ecology.  The platform for this research is whanaungatanga, whakapapa and identity (Tuhoe and...

Water Analysis Project
November 22, 2017

Dr Anita Jagroop-Dearing BSc Hons MPhil FRSPH PhD, International Postgraduate Coordinator in Health Science & Nursing / Senior Academic (Research Project Manager, HBDHB), a summary of what was...

Furry Whānau Wellbeing project
November 22, 2017

Rachel Forest, Natalie Waran, Emma Steiner, Sarah Thompson and just got funding (almost 10K) for next year to continue and expand the Patu Pets – The Furry Whānau Wellbeing project from the NZ...

Research update from Viticulture and Wine
November 22, 2017

David Bloomfield is the Research Team Leader for the Viticulture and Wine Science School and he attended the Winegrowers Research Stakeholders Meeting in Blenheim yesterday, along with...

Putting patients first
November 22, 2017

Although Rachael Walker’s PhD. research into kidney dialysis preferences for patients answered many questions, it raised many more providing the scope for future research.  In July 2017,...