News - Computing

Digital divide an issue facing small businesses
February 16, 2021

The threat of digital exclusion facing small businesses in Napier and the rest of Hawke’s Bay is the focus of a research project by EIT and InternetNZ. The research, which is being done by Dr...

EIT hosts Info and Enrolment Day
January 26, 2021

EIT’s Info day will help future students to find a programme which is best suited for them. People who are looking to change careers, advance their existing skills, or learn something new are...

EIT’s GovHack teams win five awards
October 19, 2020

EIT’s School of Computing is excited to announce the winners at GovHack 2020, one of the world’s largest open data competitions. Team Pinecone  and Team IO (back row: Finnian...

Work-ready for a future in the booming IT industry
September 22, 2020

EIT student Joyus Ngutu is currently doing an exciting internship at Napier City Council as part of her Computing Systems degree. Joyus is involved with a project that aims to improve the...

Johanna’s new life in New Zealand
August 20, 2020

Gap years can change people’s life for good. EIT student Johanna Scholz had one of these transformative experiences. Six years ago, German born Johanna travelled around New Zealand and fell...

EIT graduate has big adventure ahead of him
August 10, 2020

When Lars Hoitink moved with his family from The Netherlands to New Zealand ten years ago, he barely spoke a word of English. But within a year’s time he became fluent and flew through his...

3D printing masks
May 6, 2020

Gisborne families have been helping those on our front-line 24/7, all while in isolation.  The Covid-19 lockdown has been busier than ever for this hard-working crew.  Since April 18, the...

Connecting and enriching Hawke’s Bay businesses
April 28, 2020

Dr Tom Hartley, senior lecturer at EIT’s School of Computing, is in the process of developing an International Student Business Hub (ISBH). Expecting to roll out in August this year, the...

Kaupapa key for new ICT team
March 10, 2020

A new start-up software development company aims to be the No.1 Māori information and communications technology (ICT) provider for Tairāwhiti. The five-member team behind the business want to...