News - Staff

“Caring for others is part of who I am”
2 days ago

Victoria Lealaiauloto Nofoaiga is about to finish her nursing degree at EIT with her final exam just around the corner. Recently she completed a nine-week placement in the maternity ward of...

Noah is set up for a career in arts
3 days ago

Noah Tucker is buzzing to be playing a part in this year’s IDEAschool Arts Festival on 29 November. Everything is ready to go - he just needs to put the final touches on the illustrations...

International champion to lead waka ama course
5 days ago

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...

Japanese expat rises to career challenge
5 days ago

Fumiaki Omae, widely known as Fumi, always had a passion for the great outdoors and dreamed of travelling and exploring the world. He grew up in a city close to Osaka in Japan and worked there...

Students proving age is no barrier to robotics
November 7, 2019

The most popular programme at the Tairāwhiti Trades Academy at EIT this year would have to be the Level 3 Trades Academy Computer Technology drone making course, which has achieved the...

Jo’s extraordinary journey from student to lecturer
November 4, 2019

It all began with a computer. Of Ngāti Kahungunu descent Jo Heperi was born and bred in Takapau, twenty minutes from Waipukurau. Jo worked as rouser (wool sorter) for half of her life while...

Beauty therapy graduate on a “non-stop journey”
October 24, 2019

EIT graduate Megan Woollard always had a fascination for beauty and make-up. Growing up she used to make concoctions out of her mum’s blushers and powders and experimented with creams and...