News - Arts and Design

Noah is set up for a career in arts
4 days ago

Noah Tucker is buzzing to be playing a part in this year’s IDEAschool Arts Festival on 29 November. Everything is ready to go - he just needs to put the final touches on the illustrations...

Male designers making their mark in fashion
October 16, 2019

Four young artists have this year added a whole new perspective to EIT’s fashion design programme, adding a dose of masculine creativity. Ngarangi Pomana, Fabian Omer, Mac Tua Whaka Rua and...

“Year 13 scholarship gave us motivation to study”
September 18, 2019

Education was always a big thing for the family of EIT students Desmond Sa’u and his younger sister Faala. “Mum told me that she discovered my interest in art when I went to preschool. I...

EIT graduate wins Female Filmmaker Award
August 8, 2019

Long before Cheyenne Taiapa enrolled in IDEAschool at EIT, she had experimented with all kinds of creative things. Already in high school she was into photography and storytelling. It was...

Courses to cater for learning wishlists
June 7, 2019

EIT is putting together courses for people who want to learn a bit of DIY to improve and maintain their homes. They are among the big line-up of the Adult Community Education (ACE) programme,...

When studying becomes a family passion
May 30, 2019

Education was always a big thing for the family of EIT students Desmond Sa’u and his younger sister Faala. “Mum told me that she discovered my interest in art when I went to preschool. I...

It is never too late to change life
April 29, 2019

For her whole adult life EIT graduate Denise Lahood wanted to study fashion. “But then,” she smiles, “life got in the way.” The 55-year-old got married, had two kids, now 17 and 20...