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Savouring the Sweet Taste of Success
34 mins ago

Having gained the National Certificate in Horticulture (Advanced Level 4), Karen Christy is keen for further study.       Senior supervisor on a Mr Apple orchard in Clive, she is taking up...

EIT’s Head of School Passes
February 13, 2018

EIT’s former Head of School Viticulture and Wine Science Diane Marshall died peacefully in Hawke’s Bay’s Cranford Hospice on January 24. Marshall retired in mid-2017 after 11-plus years as...

Hawke’s Bay Man Moves Into Movies
February 7, 2018

Based in Central Hawke’s Bay, Allan Ennor follows the work in the film industry by using a motorhome to travel around. Having gained a Diploma in Screen Production at EIT, Allan was lucky...

Collective of Artists Exhibit Work
January 25, 2018

A two-week exhibition in Hastings is drawing together professional artists in a celebration of inclusivity and community in creative practice. The Wai-hanga-rua exhibition runs at the...

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...

Fashion Designer’s Star on The Rise
January 15, 2018

After a rewarding seven years of study at EIT, Misty Ratima is poised to claim her place among Aotearoa’s most talented and successful fashion designers. Misty’s educational journey has...

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...

Pasifika Embrace Creative Workshops
December 21, 2017

EIT’s ideaschool hosted a three-day Creative New Zealand series of workshops run by Tautai Horizons Trust for high school students interested in the creative arts and of Pasifika...

Father of Four Resumes Degree Studies
December 21, 2017

It’s taken time and patience for Reece Tuala-Fata to be able to continue his Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) studies. After a three-year hiatus to support his wife through her studies, the...