News - Education

Inaugural scholarship partnership celebrated
August 10, 2020

Two East Coast women are the first recipients of a new partner scholarship between Ngati Porou and the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT).  Ramari Fox, 25, from Ruatorea was honoured...

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...

Growing hemp a stepping stone for two Ruatoria men
March 2, 2020

Two passionate Ruatoria men are behind an idea to give a future to the rangatahi (youth) of the East Coast. They hope their model might also provide a future model for other iwi to look...

“EIT students are grounded in practice”
February 26, 2020

We always appreciate to hear what employers have to say about the quality of our students and graduates. Recently we chatted to Kimberley Crisp, who opened The Nest Private Kindergarten in...

Former EIT student reaches goal
February 20, 2020

A job helping people achieve their goals has now been achieved by a former EIT Tairāwhiti student.  Kelsey Hart, 20, began her journey toward becoming an exercise consultant in 2016. “I...

EIT course aiming to open doors for rangatahi
January 31, 2020

An inaugural programme at EIT Tairāwhiti aims to redirect hundreds of young people who are doing nothing. The collaboration between EIT Tairāwhiti, Te Puni Kokiri and the Ministry of Social...