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New Year Honours for Māori Leaders at EIT
January 16, 2018

Two Māori leaders associated with EIT were recognised in the New Year Honours list – Professor David Tipene-Leach and EIT Hawke’s Bay kaumātua Matiu Eru. Formerly a Hawke’s Bay...

On Track For Fantastic Vocation
January 12, 2018

Jordan Tibble on her way to the bush after completing her NZ Certificate in Land Based Sustainable Practices.   Getting choppered into the Waioeka bush has been all in a day’s work for...

Never Too Old To Learn Something New
January 12, 2018

Keith and Margaret Scholes – fondly known as Kaiwae and Mākere – adopted as kaumātua of EIT Tairāwhiti’s Te Whatukura, School of Māori studies. Proving the adage that people are...

Fashionistas Geared Up To Launch Own Labels
January 11, 2018

NZ Diploma in Fashion graduates Marlana Nepe and Ash McKenzie turning dreams into reality Completing a NZ Diploma in Fashion at EIT’s Tairawhiti campus was the first step towards living the...

Teaching Degree Graduate Already In the Classroom
January 11, 2018

Jeanette Foyle teaching in the classroom, only days after completing EIT Tairāwhiti's new teaching degree A new education faculty at EIT Tairāwhiti, along with a truckload of perseverance,...

Flash Backs in Filming Commercial
December 22, 2017

Working on a commercial promoting EIT’s Diploma in Screen Production was dèja vu for students and the professional production team filming on campus. For the 13 students completing their...

Tradie’s Perseverance Pays Off
December 18, 2017

When Casey Aranui went looking for work experience for her EIT trades training programme, she was knocked back by a dozen builders. The reasons she was given, she says, were about gender,...

Sport HB-EIT Sports Scholar – Dominic McGovan
December 18, 2017

Winding down to the end of my first semester at EIT, I noticed a difference in the way I approached many different things.  For example, in knuckling down to study for exams, I found myself...