News - Arts and Design

HP48 Hours Challenges Local Film-Makers
April 30, 2018

EIT’s Screen Production department is backing the Bay’s film-makers for a weekend promoted as “New Zealand’s largest guerrilla film-making competition”. “For year after year,...

Travelling to The Beat of a Regional Drum
April 6, 2018

Local drummer Jared Green is the inaugural winner of a new scholarship launched by Backline Charitable Trust to provide opportunities for emerging musicians in Hawke’s Bay. The trust was...

Graduate Bridges the Cultural Gap
March 12, 2018

Graduating this week with a Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design, Jasmine Ruru didn’t think she was capable of tertiary study.  Now the 22-year-old says enrolling at EIT was probably the best...

Hawke’s Bay Man Moves Into Movies
February 7, 2018

Based in Central Hawke’s Bay, Allan Ennor follows the work in the film industry by using a motorhome to travel around. Having gained a Diploma in Screen Production at EIT, Allan was lucky...

Collective of Artists Exhibit Work
January 25, 2018

A two-week exhibition in Hastings is drawing together professional artists in a celebration of inclusivity and community in creative practice. The Wai-hanga-rua exhibition runs at the...

Fashion Designer’s Star on The Rise
January 15, 2018

After a rewarding seven years of study at EIT, Misty Ratima is poised to claim her place among Aotearoa’s most talented and successful fashion designers. Misty’s educational journey has...

Ideaschool Head Takes Music to The World
January 15, 2018

Recently appointed head of EIT’s ideaschool, Professor Matthew Marshall is pursuing a long-held passion in taking New Zealand’s guitar music out onto the world stage.    The feted...

Pasifika Embrace Creative Workshops
December 21, 2017

EIT’s ideaschool hosted a three-day Creative New Zealand series of workshops run by Tautai Horizons Trust for high school students interested in the creative arts and of Pasifika...

New Head for ideaschool
December 12, 2017

Shortly before retiring as head of ideaschool, Chris Verburg introduced Professor Matthew Marshall to the team he will leading going into the New Year. A classical guitarist, Matthew has...

A ‘Grandmaster’ in Art
November 29, 2017

Having recently completed Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design studies at EIT’s ideaschool, Julienne Dickey is to embark on a third master’s degree next year – at the age of 68. Being...