News - Arts and Design

Getting a taste of study at EIT’s Taster Days
July 8, 2020

Young people from all over Hawke’s Bay recently got a taste of what studying at EIT might look like for them. Over the last three days, EIT hosted its biannual taster days for high school...

Toihoukura – a very unique place to study
July 3, 2020

  Kassana Te Aho-Waikari began her Māori art journey at Toihoukura in 2017 . Completing the certificate level she pursued a degree and is currently in her final year. She finds...

A knight amongst us
June 24, 2020

Tairāwhiti’s newest knight, Professor Sir Derek Lardelli was deeply saluted and celebrated in a ceremony yesterday at the place where he was a founding tutor.   The Maia Gallery at EIT...

EIT music students knows where he is heading
June 4, 2020

For Turei Kire, studying during lockdown had been an adaptive process. After residing at his grandparents’ house throughout this time, the 23-year-old Diploma in Music student had set up a...

Talent and grit pay off for IDEAschool graduate
February 3, 2020

IDEAschool graduate Anna Potton-Grapes’ educational journey has led her to a job that she had secretly dreamed of for her whole life. Feilding was where it all began. Growing up, Anna was...

Talent and grit pay off for IDEAschool graduate
January 31, 2020

IDEAschool graduate Anna Potton-Grapes’ educational journey has led her to a job that she had secretly dreamed of for her whole life. Feilding was where it all began. Growing up, Anna was...

New arts student feeling at home away from home
January 20, 2020

Northland student Hinemoana Tautari hasn’t had a chance to get homesick since enrolling for the Bachelor of  Māori Visual Arts at EIT’s Toihoukura this year. She has made some great new...