News - January 2018

New Year Honours for Māori Leaders at EIT
5 days ago

Two Māori leaders associated with EIT were recognised in the New Year Honours list – Professor David Tipene-Leach and EIT Hawke’s Bay kaumātua Matiu Eru. Formerly a Hawke’s Bay...

Fashion Designer’s Star on The Rise
6 days ago

After a rewarding seven years of study at EIT, Misty Ratima is poised to claim her place among Aotearoa’s most talented and successful fashion designers. Misty’s educational journey has...

Ideaschool Head Takes Music to The World
6 days ago

Recently appointed head of EIT’s ideaschool, Professor Matthew Marshall is pursuing a long-held passion in taking New Zealand’s guitar music out onto the world stage.    The feted...

On Track For Fantastic Vocation
January 12, 2018

Jordan Tibble on her way to the bush after completing her NZ Certificate in Land Based Sustainable Practices.   Getting choppered into the Waioeka bush has been all in a day’s work for...

Never Too Old To Learn Something New
January 12, 2018

Keith and Margaret Scholes – fondly known as Kaiwae and Mākere – adopted as kaumātua of EIT Tairāwhiti’s Te Whatukura, School of Māori studies. Proving the adage that people are...

Fashionistas Geared Up To Launch Own Labels
January 11, 2018

NZ Diploma in Fashion graduates Marlana Nepe and Ash McKenzie turning dreams into reality Completing a NZ Diploma in Fashion at EIT’s Tairawhiti campus was the first step towards living the...

Teaching Degree Graduate Already In the Classroom
January 11, 2018

Jeanette Foyle teaching in the classroom, only days after completing EIT Tairāwhiti's new teaching degree A new education faculty at EIT Tairāwhiti, along with a truckload of perseverance,...