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Keen to feed her indigenous soul through arts
4 days ago

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...

EIT Staff Volunteer For Worthy Projects
July 3, 2018

About 60 staff mobilised for EIT’s first-ever volunteer week, giving their time and hands-on commitment to support worthy causes in their communities. Staff from all three campuses –...

Stylish Cusine on Marae Menu After Cookery Course
June 18, 2018

Bringing a touch of gourmet flair to marae cuisine in Wairoa – cookery graduates from left: Wikitoria Hauraki, Georgina Belmont and Teena Edwards.   Gourmet meals look set to become a...

Sabbatical Brings Naval Woman Home to Gisborne
June 18, 2018

Oriwia Soutar- enjoying the friendly atmosphere of EIT Tairāwhiti campus   When former Gisborne woman Oriwia Soutar was selected by the Navy for a sabbatical scholarship she could have...

Students On Track For Land -Based Jobs
June 15, 2018

All in a day's work-Primary Industry Certificate students on a cross country run in the hills overlooking Tolaga Bay   Back country hills around Uawa are the main classroom for a group of...

Tourism Tutor Brings Real Life Knowledge To Class
June 15, 2018

Jason Gerrard- the new tourism tutor at EIT Tairāwhiti   After 10 years as one of the East Coast’s most successful tourism operators, Jason Gerrard is now sharing his industry...

From Shy and Overweight to Fitness Instructor
June 15, 2018

Fitness Instructor Jade Stacey Stafford-on track for a bright career   What started as a passion for fitness is leading to an exciting career path for EIT graduate Jade Stafford, now a...

Course Leads to New Life for Chilean Journalist
June 14, 2018

Cristobal Yarza training on the job at Gisborne Honda   When Cristobal Yarza left his home in Santiago, Chile, he never imagined he would end up being a student at EIT in Gisborne. But...

Te Toka Offers Extra Help To Get A Real Job
June 14, 2018

Te Toka carpentry student Ruth Tane fixes the purloins onto the rafters of the relocatable house students are building on campus as part of their real-life training for...