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Starting a career in wine
May 15, 2020

Elise Picot recently graduated with a Viticulture & Bachelor of Wine Science Concurrent Degree. Elise would have been one of this year’s valedictorians at EIT’s graduation ceremony. We...

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...

Master’s students research country’s wellbeing
May 4, 2020

The COVID-19 epidemic has added a new dimension to Levi and Dana Armstrong’s work. Of Ngāti Kahungunu descent, both Levi and Dana are currently studying towards a Master of Health Science....

Learning is a never ending journey
May 3, 2020

Parekura Rohe-Belmont has recently graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honours (Māori). She was also selected as valedictorian for one of this year’s ceremonies. So, as the ceremonies were...

“I’m blown away by the whole journey”
April 28, 2020

In March 2019, Sam Smith was announced winner of the EIT Margaret Hetley scholarship while she was completing her final assessments. Now it’s all wrapped up and although she wasn’t be able...

Connecting and enriching Hawke’s Bay businesses
April 28, 2020

Dr Tom Hartley, senior lecturer at EIT’s School of Computing, is in the process of developing an International Student Business Hub (ISBH). Expecting to roll out in August this year, 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...