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Sparkie Lights Awards Stage
May 17, 2018

Top Hawke’s Bay apprentice Matthew Macaulay is a bright spark in the trades. From Hastings, Matt qualified as a horticulturist and then as a boilermaker before deciding to pursue an electrical...

Doors Open After Gaining Degree
May 8, 2018

Completing her Bachelor of Arts (Māori) felt “surreal”, says Janelle Whitiora, who came close to giving up on her degree. Janelle was excited about her recent graduation and she is...

Researchers Gauge Business Growth in Hawke’s Bay
May 8, 2018

EIT’s School of Business is collaborating with Hawke’s Bay Business, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and local authorities in progressing a study of growth industries in...

HP48 Hours Challenges Local Film-Makers
April 30, 2018

EIT’s Screen Production department is backing the Bay’s film-makers for a weekend promoted as “New Zealand’s largest guerrilla film-making competition”. “For year after year,...

Changing Tack with Trade Wind
April 10, 2018

Seeking a new career path, Te Cohney Whitehouse was awarded a Te Ara o Takitimu scholarship to study electrical engineering at EIT. A partnership between Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated and...

Travelling to The Beat of a Regional Drum
April 6, 2018

Local drummer Jared Green is the inaugural winner of a new scholarship launched by Backline Charitable Trust to provide opportunities for emerging musicians in Hawke’s Bay. The trust was...

Wairoa Students to Build Themselves a Future
April 4, 2018

In a first for Wairoa, EIT is offering a hands-on practical programme that will see students building a house from start to finish in the heart of town. The level 3 New Zealand Certificate in...

New Head of School
April 4, 2018

Newly-appointed head of EIT’s School of Tourism and Hospitality and the English Language Centre, Glenn Fulcher will take up the position in early April. Formerly regional manager, Pacific,...

Valedictorian to Pursue Further Study
March 26, 2018

As she worked on a speech to deliver on behalf of her fellow graduates, honoured valedictorian Serena Hakiwai was thinking of her beloved grandfather.  The late Bill Stirling gruffly informed...