News - Staff

Follow your passion
August 17, 2020

Mentoring students and athletes means EIT Tairāwhiti student support advisor Tuterangi Nepe-Apatu can practice what he preaches.  Toots knows what it is like to leave high school with no...

Covid-19 – Update 12 August 2020
August 12, 2020

New Zealand’s Alert Levels are changing. From 12 noon today, until midnight Friday 15 August, Auckland will move to Alert Level 3. The rest of New Zealand will move to Alert Level 2. As a...

Celebration of Training at Taratahi
July 30, 2020

This week training began at Taratahi Agriculture Training Centre to encourage new entrants and people whose employment has been affected by COVID-19 to consider a career in the food and fibre...

“Being Māori is my greatest asset”
July 28, 2020

Te Aroha Hunt is the coordinator of Tuai Kōpū, a new programme initiated by the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB). Tuai Kōpū is supporting pregnant Māori and Pasifika women...

Free degree year thanks to EIT scholarship
July 17, 2020

Since 2004, EIT offers Year 13 Degree Scholarships to eligible students from Hawke's Bay, Tairāwhiti and Taupō. Last year, over 70 students received this grant that allows them to study one...

Wine leader chose EIT to upgrade viticulture skills
July 15, 2020

Wine entrepreneur Erica Crawford has just finished the last exam of her Graduate Diploma in Viticulture at EIT. Erica is the powerhouse behind Loveblock Organic Winery in Marlborough’s...

Kimberly’s bold plans for the future
July 13, 2020

Three years ago, Kimberly Libatog and her four younger siblings moved from the Philippines to Hawke’s Bay, where her parents were already living. Kimberly had been learning English at school...