News - July 2018

EIT showing the way in Māori achievement rate
July 27, 2018

EIT has been commended for its progress in lifting Maori achievement rates in tertiary education. The Tertiary Education Commission is telling institutions to improve the results for their Maori...

The Heat Goes on for Young Winemakers
July 26, 2018

EIT is flying all flags at the Tonnelliere de Mercurey North Island Young Winemaker of the Year competition, with five of the seven entrants either current students or graduates. The...

Local Fashion Designers Strike The Double
July 24, 2018

Fashion designer Misty Ratima’s star is glowing ever brighter, with the EIT graduate collecting the supreme award in a nationwide competition for Māori fashion talents for a second...

Moving exhibition a journey of recovery
July 19, 2018

  SPECIAL EXHIBIT: Self-expression through photographs and text . . . EIT health and wellbeing tutor Cherie Te Rore with IsaiahRuby Gray and Ruth Namana at the students’ advocacy...

Popular Tool
July 19, 2018

One of the most popular learning tools on the EIT campus is the institute’s new logging truck, which is enabling students to get real time experience in the forests and on difficult forestry...

New leader of primary industries at EIT - Nigel Udy
New Primary Industries Leader
July 18, 2018

EIT’s School of Primary Industries has a new leader as it moves towards playing a bigger role in supporting the regional economy. Nigel Udy has a significant background in teaching,...

Dale - Takitimu - Keen to feed her indigenous soul through arts
Keen to feed her indigenous soul through arts
July 13, 2018

NEW JOB Enviromental and indigenous rights lawyer Dayle Takitimu is the new kaitiaki (head of school) at Toihoukura, EIT School of Māori Visual arts.   There has been a changing of the...

Trades Academy Student Awarded Overseas Trip
Trades Academy Student Awarded Overseas Trip
July 10, 2018

Wairoa student Rahiri Makuini Edwards-Hammond has been awarded a trip to Columbia, having risen to the challenges set at a nationwide Lions Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme workshop. A Year 13...

Students Support Musical Show
Students Support Musical Show
July 9, 2018

The Waipawa Musical and Dramatic Society’s Phantom of the Opera production was an opportunity for EIT students to showcase their newly-acquired hair styling and make-up skills.  Six young...