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COVID-19 – Update 17 February 2021
February 17, 2021

Auckland will move down to Alert Level 2 from 11:59pm, Wednesday 17 February, till at 11:59pm Monday 22 February. This will be reviewed on Monday 22 February. As you know the decision has already...

Digital divide an issue facing small businesses
February 16, 2021

The threat of digital exclusion facing small businesses in Napier and the rest of Hawke’s Bay is the focus of a research project by EIT and InternetNZ. The research, which is being done by Dr...

From the slaughter room to the doctors’ surgery
February 16, 2021

When the EIT Tairāwhiti Bachelor of Nursing students dissected some sheep organs in a class, it was like “just another day at work” for Wairoa’s Emma Mackereth.  However, this...

Research examining benefits of outdoor learning
February 15, 2021

A collaborative research project called ‘Learning in Nature’ has seen EIT and University of Waikato researchers, team up to actively explore education and nature connectivity. The...

The remarkable life of Jerome Spencer
February 15, 2021

"Lifting Horizons: Anne Elizabeth Jerome Spencer, a biography" is a book about the remarkable life of the founder of New Zealand Women’s Institutes, written by EIT Research Professor Kay Morris...

EIT Environmental student prepares to go off grid
February 10, 2021

For Jennifer Gale (Ngāi Tahu), last year’s lockdown has been a blessing in disguise. The 30-year-old EIT student took the times of upheaval as a chance to reinvent her career –and hop on...

Internships lead to first graduate jobs
February 9, 2021

New Zealand Diploma in Tourism graduates Melissa Hellyer and Thomas Crarer (Ngāti Porou) were snapped up by the National Aquarium in Napier. Shortly after they completed their internships,...