News - Body, Beauty and Hair

Ngahuia lets her creativity run free
July 10, 2019

When Ngahuia Harris decided to reboot her career, she was a young mum with a safe administration job in her father’s company. Yet, she was brave to trust her gut feeling and pursue her dream...

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,...

Making fashion into an art form
February 8, 2019

Two of EIT’s most passionate fashion design graduates are back this year to pass on their skills to other aspiring clothing designers. Marlana “Lane” Nepe and Aisling “Ash”  McKenzie...

EIT geared to help East Coast skills shortage
January 7, 2019

There will be over 2800 new jobs created each year for the next four years on the East Coast, and EIT graduates will be well placed to fill them. Infometrics data is used by the tertiary...

Abbie aced her qualifications in a career she loves
December 14, 2018

Abbie Roberton always wanted to be a hairdresser and now she’s made it. The 22 year old EIT graduate completed her two year apprenticeship by acing all five of her final assessments in a...

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...

Students Support Musical Show
Students Support Musical Show
July 9, 2018

The Waipawa Musical and Dramatic Society’s Phantom of the Opera production was an opportunity for EIT students to showcase their newly-acquired hair styling and make-up skills.  Six young...

Hairdressing Students Learning Greenie Values
December 12, 2017

When her grannie taught her how to look after honey bees, hairdressing tutor Jewelle Lloyd also learnt about the importance of caring for their environment. “If the world isn’t in...

New Executive Dean
October 3, 2016

Describing herself as “an applied scientist by training and an educationalist at heart”, Professor Natalie (Nat) Waran is EIT’s new Executive Dean – Faculty of Education, Humanities...