News - Arts and Design

New Head for Ideaschool
November 1, 2017

Shortly before retiring as head of ideaschool, Chris Verburg introduced Professor Matthew Marshall to the team he will be leading when he takes up the EIT position early in December. A...

Focused teens the business people of tomorrow
November 1, 2017

Some of the most successful business ideas are relatively simple – but to succeed they need to be carried out exceptionally well. That philosophy was employed by the winners of this year’s...

Double Success for Napier Art Student
October 25, 2017

EIT student Dan Cunliffe is a double finalist in the prestigious ECC New Zealand Student Craft/Design Awards.  One of 11 finalists in the national competition, the final-year Bachelor of...

EIT Educated Designers at Fashion Week
September 12, 2017

Three EIT fashion graduates will be showcasing collections at New Zealand Fashion Week – a launching pad for designers seeking to grow their business and promote their brands.Kirsha...

Students Shape Up Fashion Careers
August 22, 2017

Misty Ratima and Wenerei Thompson are talented designers building fashion careers grounded in their learning at EIT.As the supreme winner of the indigenous Māori design competition...

Ideaschool Student Relishing Industry Experience
August 8, 2017

With sound pulsing through her veins, EIT student Julia Morris is eagerly anticipating an ‘industry intensive’ experience at the renowned Park Road Post Production studios in...

Winning Designer Inspired By Maori Heritage
July 4, 2017

Napier-based designer Misty Ratima is to showcase a collection of her garments at New Zealand Fashion week after being named the supreme winner of the indigenous Māori design competition...

The Power of Water Explored In Student’s Art
June 26, 2017

Art-X ‘emerging artist’ Isobel Loughran’s inspiration is the human form in water and the distortions created with that. Selectors for the national exhibition and sale, organised and run by...

EIT Graduate Celebrated In Hi-Tech Awards
May 22, 2017

EIT screen production graduate Aliesha Staples is back in the spotlight with her recent NZ Hi-Tech award – one of the technology sector’s most sought-after accolades. Aliesha was named...

Double Dipping Delivers Rewards
January 10, 2017

Gaining two qualifications at EIT, Crystal Edwards is drawing on what she’s learnt to shape a career in visual media.  From Hastings, the 29-year-old’s passions have always been drama –...