News - Current Students

A knight amongst us
June 24, 2020

Tairāwhiti’s newest knight, Professor Sir Derek Lardelli was deeply saluted and celebrated in a ceremony yesterday at the place where he was a founding tutor.   The Maia Gallery at EIT...

Honours history made at EIT Tairāwhiti
June 21, 2020

Living in Australia during the “unjust politics” of the (John) Howard Government sparked a fire in Jodie Hodgson which led to her studying social work.  This year she graduated with...

From study to work after career change
June 9, 2020

Support into employment worked much better than expected for EIT Tairāwhiti business student Louise Burns. As she neared completion of her New Zealand Diploma in Business last year, she was...

The road to success has not been easy. 
June 8, 2020

Studying alongside working is hard but so worthwhile says EIT Tairāwhiti agribusiness student Adrian Allen.  Employed by Whangara Farms, just north of Gisborne, Adrian has had a long...

Living the Dream
June 5, 2020

Working with people is a passion for EIT Tairāwhiti social work student Dylan Williams.  He says he is lucky - he is already partly living his dream, working with teenage rangatahi as...

EIT Hub Cafe helps local supergrans
May 7, 2020

With staff and equipment to produce food, and no customers because of the Covid-19 lockdown, EIT Tairāwhiti Hub manager Anna Charrington wondered how her team could help some of the...

3D printing masks
May 6, 2020

Gisborne families have been helping those on our front-line 24/7, all while in isolation.  The Covid-19 lockdown has been busier than ever for this hard-working crew.  Since April 18, the...

Life in my bubble
April 23, 2020

We are inspired by how our students are keeping themselves motivated during lockdown in New Zealand. Auckland student, Christina Xu gives an insight into how she is balancing studies, home life...