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Bringing Nature Back to Hawke’s Bay
3 days ago

EIT and the University of Waikato are working together to increase educational opportunities in Hawke’s Bay after signing a deed of cooperation last year. As an initial collaboration, the...

EIT Backing Biodiversity in Hawke’s Bay
October 9, 2018

The region’s biodiversity has been advanced by the addition of EIT as another guardian for Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay. The group is made up of organisations, individuals and businesses...

Taonga ‘don’t belong in drawers’
October 9, 2018

The story of British explorer James Cook’s arrival wasn’t a nice one for Māori, said Toihoukura Māori Visual Art and Design school associate professor Steve Gibbs at a talk on Saturday...

EIT First in Sector to Offer Social Work Honours
October 5, 2018

EIT is offering a social work honours programme in 2019, and is the first in the institutes of technology and polytechnic sector to do so. Delivery of the programme through EIT’s School of...

EIT will resume Wine and Viticulture Programme
October 4, 2018

A viticulture and winemaking programme is set to resume at EIT Tairāwhiti next year, thanks to collaboration between the institute and the wine industry. Members of the industry were...

The Gift That Keeps Giving
October 2, 2018

The fight against single-use plastic bags just got a bit more creative with hand crafted bags made by EIT students. Over 30 bags have been made for Boomerang Bags Hawke’s Bay to distribute...

Monday Marks the Start of Something New for Misty
October 1, 2018

After Monday, Misty Ratima knows her life will change. And the fashion designer, EIT te reo Māori tutor, and mother of four who embraces life to the full, is determined it will be for the...

What Suffrage Means to EIT Women
September 26, 2018

It is widely accepted that Hawke’s Bay would not have its tertiary institute if it was not for the foresight of Margaret Hetley, a firm advocate of higher education for women. It is fitting...

Inspired by Toihoukura’s Authentic Approach
September 25, 2018

From Whitecliff to EIT- arts degree student Gabrielle Kururangi After two years of studying arts in Auckland, Gabrielle Kururangi is enjoying the much more organic environment at Toihoukura,...

Funding rising demand for adult education
September 25, 2018

A significant boost in funding for adult education courses has been welcomed by EIT, which is fielding a growing demand from people wanting to “go back to school” for second chance...