Facility Hire

Introducing the Eastern Institute of Technology, with its beautiful landscaped campus, located in sunny Hawke’s Bay.  It is an ideal facility for successful conferences and functions.

Event Coordination

At EIT we can offer you a one stop shop service to coordinate your special event, seminar or training session.  We offer excellent facilities and can also arrange full catering from coffee breaks to banquets.

Venue Options

EIT offers a wide range of modern facilities including lecture theatres, presentation rooms, classrooms, meeting/conference rooms. State of the art audio visual technology is available for presentations.


An architecturally designed student village is located opposite the EIT campus. There are twelve self-contained villas which are available in the holidays. These villas are perfect for families and small groups, and are close to wineries, golf courses and shopping centres. There is also a wide variety of accommodation from motels, to a selection of superbly presented boutique hotels and homestays.


The catering of functions for corporate clients, community groups, special events and seminars at EIT is supported by excellent organisational skills, appealing menus and top quality service provided by Eurest Function/Catering Services. Successful catering of functions and events requires precise planning, excellent service and tempting menus which will satisfy a wide range of dietary and cultural preference. Eurest Function/Catering Services provide professional food service management skills to cater for your corporate and individual needs. Menus take advantage of fresh local produce, covering a wide range of food styling.


EIT’s twenty-seven hectare campus is well designed, pleasantly landscaped and spacious, and is located in Taradale, a delightful village, half-way between the twin cities of Napier and Hastings.

Extra Activities

In Hawke’s Bay the sparkling Pacific Ocean forms a stunning backdrop to internationally renowned vineyards which produce award winning wine. Hawke’s Bay is blessed with a Mediterranean climate and you can dine alfresco all year round, in one of the many cafes and wineries. You can also absorb the splendour of Art Deco and Spanish Mission buildings which make the region one of the most unique architectural centres in the world.

To make an enquiry or book any EIT facilities contact: Jo Bird Ph. 06 830 1010 email  facilities@eit.ac.nz