News - Study Areas

Covid-19 – Update 12 August 2020
2 days ago

New Zealand’s Alert Levels are changing. From 12 noon today, until midnight Friday 15 August, Auckland will move to Alert Level 3. The rest of New Zealand will move to Alert Level 2. As a...

Following her heart in study and art
3 days ago

A young woman from Auckland has come the full circle back to her roots in Muriwai, Tairāwhiti in her journey to follow her heart.   Maia Keane is a second-year student at...

EIT graduate has big adventure ahead of him
4 days ago

When Lars Hoitink moved with his family from The Netherlands to New Zealand ten years ago, he barely spoke a word of English. But within a year’s time he became fluent and flew through his...

Inaugural scholarship partnership celebrated
4 days ago

Two East Coast women are the first recipients of a new partner scholarship between Ngati Porou and the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT).  Ramari Fox, 25, from Ruatorea was honoured...

EIT launches Certificate in Outdoor Experiences
August 5, 2020

From 7 September 2020 EIT’s School of Trades and Technology will offer the new NZ Certificate in Outdoor Experiences (Level 3). This hands-on, 14-week, entry-level programme will teach...

Toihoukura offers scholarship help
August 4, 2020

All Year 13 students in New Zealand with artistic ability have an opportunity of a lifetime.  For the first time, EIT Tairāwhiti’s  School of  Māori Visual Arts, Toihoukura, has a...

COVID-19 recovery fund boosts enrolments
July 31, 2020

The Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF) and the Apprenticeship Boost (AB) have raised the demand for eligible EIT programmes, following the national trend. Like EIT, many people,...

Celebration of Training at Taratahi
July 30, 2020

This week training began at Taratahi Agriculture Training Centre to encourage new entrants and people whose employment has been affected by COVID-19 to consider a career in the food and fibre...

“Being Māori is my greatest asset”
July 28, 2020

Te Aroha Hunt is the coordinator of Tuai Kōpū, a new programme initiated by the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB). Tuai Kōpū is supporting pregnant Māori and Pasifika women...