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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...

Research update from Viticulture and Wine
November 22, 2017

David Bloomfield is the Research Team Leader for the Viticulture and Wine Science School and he attended the Winegrowers Research Stakeholders Meeting in Blenheim yesterday, along with...

Putting patients first
November 22, 2017

Although Rachael Walker’s PhD. research into kidney dialysis preferences for patients answered many questions, it raised many more providing the scope for future research.  In July 2017,...

New Head for Ideaschool
November 1, 2017

Shortly before retiring as head of ideaschool, Chris Verburg introduced Professor Matthew Marshall to the team he will be leading when he takes up the EIT position early in December. A...

Focused teens the business people of tomorrow
November 1, 2017

Some of the most successful business ideas are relatively simple – but to succeed they need to be carried out exceptionally well. That philosophy was employed by the winners of this year’s...

New Executive Dean
October 3, 2016

Describing herself as “an applied scientist by training and an educationalist at heart”, Professor Natalie (Nat) Waran is EIT’s new Executive Dean – Faculty of Education, Humanities...