News - Sports Scholars

HB Rugby Union EIT scholar Liam Udy Johns
September 2, 2019

How have you adapted to studying full-time, playing rugby and juggling other commitments? Well, I struggled a bit at the start of the semester with the early wake-ups for academy and then going...

Top coach to lead new waka ama course
July 4, 2019

People wanting to learn more about waka ama paddling have the chance to get tuition from legendary Tūranga-based coach Kiwi Campbell. Paddling will be part of a new EIT  programme centred...

Sport HB-EIT Sports Scholar – Dominic McGovan
October 24, 2018

Back again with another blog. This time I will focus on what happens on a weekly basis during the season and how that hugely affects my free time. I will also focus on my key from the last two...

Sport HB-EIT Sports Scholar – Dominic McGovan
October 1, 2018

With the Hawks season over and the new semester in full swing, now is a good time to reflect on the year so far, and what improvements are needed to finish this year strong. Speaking basketball,...

Loving Life, Going Fast, Juggling Study
October 1, 2018

Aimee Fisher loves her life. It’s challenging, sometimes overwhelming and hard, but hugely satisfying. It’s also a life very different to most other 23 year olds who have studied at...

Sports Scholarships for Talented Youth
September 13, 2018

This December five young aspiring sports people could be following in the footsteps of world champion kayaker Aimee Fisher, by securing a scholarship to help them train and study in Hawke’s...

HB Magpie – EIT Student Jacob Devery
September 11, 2018

I am currently studying for a Bachelor of Recreation and Sport at EIT, as well as being a member of the Hawke’s Bay Magpies.  After finishing my studies at Hastings Boys’ High School in...

HB Magpie – EIT Student – Pouri Rakete-Stones
September 11, 2018

Initially I didn’t know what I wanted to do, whether to work or begin studying. I had a sit down with EIT and talked through some potential options. Going through the classes I’d done...