News - General News

New nurses graduate
3 days ago

For the first time, all 24 EIT Tairāwhiti 2019 nursing graduands who applied to the Advanced Choice of Employment programme (ACE) have been offered jobs with Hauora Tairāwhiti or external...

International champion to lead waka ama course
November 12, 2019

Spaces are filling fast for EIT’s new programme centred on waka ama, which is being led by two of the region’s top experts. Student liaison administrator Kiwi Campbell, who is one of the...

Teachers learn to use nature as green classroom
November 7, 2019

On Thursday, fittingly coinciding with World Outdoor Classroom Day, EIT hosted the last of four “Connected to Nature” teacher workshops. Twelve Hawke’s Bay environmental experts shared...

Gender no barrier for engineering student
October 22, 2019

EIT engineering student Maia Niwa may not look like the average tradie but she does not regard gender as a barrier to her career goal of becoming a mechanical engineer. At 18 she is well on...

From labouring to professional practice
October 21, 2019

  One Gisborne man this year became the first in his immediate family to graduate with a degree. Dean Hawea worked in a variety of jobs, mostly as a labourer, before deciding to...

Male designers making their mark in fashion
October 16, 2019

Four young artists have this year added a whole new perspective to EIT’s fashion design programme, adding a dose of masculine creativity. Ngarangi Pomana, Fabian Omer, Mac Tua Whaka Rua and...

Better life for Brian
October 7, 2019

After spending the best part of his youth in various labouring jobs, Gisborne man Brian Walters decided it was time to do something more fulfilling. “When I turned 28 I realised I wanted to...

Hungry for more after achieving personal milestone
October 3, 2019

When EIT graduate Danielle Tuifao looks back on her life, she sees years of stress and heartache but also determination and lessons learned. Everything she went through shaped the woman she is...

Computing Degree turns hobby into a lucrative career
October 2, 2019

Gisborne woman Julianne Edwards was able to transform her favourite activities into a lucrative career. Apart from computing, Julianne loves working with children, and was able to combine the two...