News - Staff

Artist Explores Trauma Inflicted By War
3 days ago

Depicting combatant trauma began as a personal journey for artist Gilly Marshall, the granddaughter of the last New Zealand World War 1 veteran “still standing”.  Studying at EIT, Gilly...

EIT Enrolments Continue To Surge
3 days ago

EIT continues to perform strongly in attracting students, recording a solid growth in overall enrolments and its highest-ever number of international students.  Chief executive Chris Collins...

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 –...

EIT Chef Tutor Welcomed In Iraq
July 2, 2018

Recently returned from working for the United Nations in Iraq, EIT chef tutor Mark Caves was inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine in creating a main for FAWC’s fêted Noel Crawford Memorial...

David Pearson Concludes Tenure Saluting EIT
June 12, 2018

The longest-serving chair in New Zealand’s polytechnic sector, David Pearson is handing over the baton after a 20-year association with EIT. Pearson – who is succeeded by Geraldine...

Learning Centre Opens in Hastings CBD
May 8, 2018

EIT’s recently relocated Hastings Learning Centre celebrates inclusion in expressing the best of Hawke’s Bay in art. Four local artists, based at Awa Ink studio in Hastings, were led by...

A Return to Tūrangawaewae
January 24, 2018

Born and raised in Wellington, EIT lecturer Petera Hakiwai says his tūrangawaewae is definitely Hawke’s Bay. Of Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Porou, Rongowhakaata and Kāi Tahu descent, Petera...

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...

Ideaschool Head Takes Music to The World
January 15, 2018

Recently appointed head of EIT’s ideaschool, Professor Matthew Marshall is pursuing a long-held passion in taking New Zealand’s guitar music out onto the world stage.    The feted...

Raewyn Tauira Paterson
November 22, 2017

Raewyn Tauira Paterson is an artist whose work explores our relationship with the environment and ecology.  The platform for this research is whanaungatanga, whakapapa and identity (Tuhoe and...