News - Arts and Design

Introducing Mary
November 5, 2018

EIT’s commitment to Pasifika students was strengthened when Mary Suni Robertson joined our Pasifika student support team. Mary works from the Pouwhirinaki walk-in space in the Hawke’s Bay...

The Gift That Keeps Giving
October 2, 2018

The fight against single-use plastic bags just got a bit more creative with hand crafted bags made by EIT students. Over 30 bags have been made for Boomerang Bags Hawke’s Bay to distribute...

Monday Marks the Start of Something New for Misty
October 1, 2018

After Monday, Misty Ratima knows her life will change. And the fashion designer, EIT te reo Māori tutor, and mother of four who embraces life to the full, is determined it will be for the...

Inspired by Toihoukura’s Authentic Approach
September 25, 2018

From Whitecliff to EIT- arts degree student Gabrielle Kururangi After two years of studying arts in Auckland, Gabrielle Kururangi is enjoying the much more organic environment at Toihoukura,...

Dream Coming True In The Big Apple For EIT Graduate
September 11, 2018

At the end of 2016, James Johnson graduated with a screen production diploma from EIT’s Ideaschool and a determination to go to New York to build his career. Now he’s there and living the...

EIT Offering Creative Career Pathways
September 11, 2018

While first-year EIT student Emma Bergman expects to specialise in photography and graphic design, she is also welcoming the opportunities to work with other media at ideaschool. Emma is...

Art Student Opens Door to EIT
September 11, 2018

Savings on fees, accommodation and living costs weighed in “massively” on fledgling artist Emma Bergman’s decision to study at EIT. Runner-up dux at Napier’s Sacred Heart College last...

Ideaschool Celebrates Creativity
September 11, 2018

Ideaschool is to stage an on-site, end-of-year arts festival that will celebrate creative successes and showcase the work of the multi-talented arts students at EIT. The one-day festival is to...

Toihoukura Magic for Matariki
September 10, 2018

The status of Toihoukura – EIT Tairāwhiti’s School of Visual Māori Arts – as a world-class faculty was further enhanced when its professor/ahorangi and two colleagues starred in Māori...

New Kaitiaki for Toihoukura
August 31, 2018

There has been a changing of the guard at EIT Tairāwhiti’s iconic school of Māori Visual Arts, Toihoukura, with the appointment of high-profile lawyer Dayle Takitimu as its Kaitiaki (Head...