News - January 2020

EIT course aiming to open doors for rangatahi
January 31, 2020

An inaugural programme at EIT Tairāwhiti aims to redirect hundreds of young people who are doing nothing. The collaboration between EIT Tairāwhiti, Te Puni Kokiri and the Ministry of Social...

Computing degree lands graduate a dream job
January 31, 2020

From thinking he might seek a trades career, former Lytton High School student Roy Boustead now has a dream job in data analytics and management with Trust Tairāwhiti, thanks to the opportunities...

Talent and grit pay off for IDEAschool graduate
January 31, 2020

IDEAschool graduate Anna Potton-Grapes’ educational journey has led her to a job that she had secretly dreamed of for her whole life. Feilding was where it all began. Growing up, Anna was...

Coronavirus – what you need to know
January 30, 2020

In continuing to prioritise the wellbeing of our students and staff, EIT is closely monitoring information provided by the New Zealand Ministry of Health and other official channels about the...

Running 20 hours nonstop for charity
January 24, 2020

On February 14 at 7 pm, Andrew McCrory will set off for a 155-kilometre-run that could change the life of a Kiwi child suffering from cerebral palsy. Andrew who teaches on EIT’s Services...

EIT hosts info and enrolment day
January 22, 2020

Are you thinking about studying at EIT? Come along to EIT’s information and enrolment day on Thursday, January 23 at either the Hawke’s Bay campus in Taradale or the regional learning centres...

Degree sets the ball rolling
January 21, 2020

Chris Treacher is about to launch into the third and final year of his Bachelor of Recreation and Sport degree at EIT. The 41-year-old decided to enrol at EIT after he had missed out on...

New arts student feeling at home away from home
January 20, 2020

Northland student Hinemoana Tautari hasn’t had a chance to get homesick since enrolling for the Bachelor of  Māori Visual Arts at EIT’s Toihoukura this year. She has made some great new...

Marae-Based course leading to big opportunities
January 16, 2020

After spending the first half of his working life in the retail industry, a 39 year old Wairoa man, Ricardo Carrol, has discovered a whole new world after completing the NZ Certificate in...