News - Current Students

Exciting Future for Future Teacher
October 12, 2016

Eli Henare aims to help kids love school.Eli Henare’s childhood was often unhappy and violent and he and his brothers and sisters were in CYFS care for six years, until he was...

Students Boxing on With Project
May 30, 2016

Shoppers will be asked to think outside the box at a creative happening to be staged by EIT art students in Napier next month.Five second-year students are organising the street event as a class...

Old World Influences Degree Studies
May 12, 2016

Old World culture helped shape EIT degree student Ruben Parker when he was growing up in Spain, where his parents worked as missionaries.Living in Galicia in Spain’s northwest, the local way of...

Award Winner Explores Conceptual Art
November 16, 2015

Winner of this year’s prestigious David Fine scholarship, Rebecca Frances Lees is enjoying developing a conceptual art practice at EIT’s ideaschool.“In the past, I’ve been far more...

Awesome Foursome Win Gold
September 9, 2015

An EIT foursome have achieved a first as the only students to win gold in New Zealand’s Bragato Wine Awards.Their medal-winning wine, a 2014 Syrah, was made from grapes donated by C J...

Brothers Achieve for their Whanau
August 11, 2015

Rather than follow their father into the Mongrel Mob, Levi and Junior Armstrong chose to study at EIT and build successful careers.Of Ngati Kahungunu descent through their mother, Darly...

Students to Help Rebuild Vanuatu
August 5, 2015

Seven hand-picked Māori and Pasifika students enrolled in EIT trades programmes are gearing up for the trip in a lifetime, helping to rebuild medical centres in Vanuatu after its lashing by...

Fitness Enthusiast Exploring Benefits of Exercise
July 22, 2015

Passionate about life-long learning and the active lifestyle he’s pursued in Hawke’s Bay, Philip Shambrook is researching the comparative benefits of different doses of exercise in our...

EIT Celebrating Māori Language Week 2015
July 22, 2015

EIT is to be a showcase for the Māori language next week, with daily activities celebrating and promoting te reo.EIT’s Māori and Pasifika liaison advisor Lee Kershaw-Karaitiana says the school...

Red Hot Jobs For Graduate Chefs
May 11, 2015

Two EIT graduate chefs have a superb entrée to their careers working at The Farm – the Cape Kidnappers’ lodge where guests are served up only the very best in culinary fare.John...