News - English

Kimberly’s bold plans for the future
July 13, 2020

Three years ago, Kimberly Libatog and her four younger siblings moved from the Philippines to Hawke’s Bay, where her parents were already living. Kimberly had been learning English at school...

Polished English skills bring on career change
July 3, 2020

By the time Tareq Assad walked into EIT’s English Language Centre enquiring about English courses, he spoke so fluently that the tutors wondered what he was doing there. They soon learned...

Aid development programme ELTO running at EIT
February 19, 2019

Leapphy Chea, Ananda Paramita, Nening Daryati are three out of 62 English language learners from South East Asia who are currently studying in New Zealand. They are participating in the ELTO...

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...

Politicians Meet Southeast Asian Officials
April 8, 2016

EIT’s English Language Centre recently introduced Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little and Napier MP Stuart Nash to a group of government officials visiting from Southeast Asia.The politicians...

EIT Celebrating Māori Language Week 2015
July 22, 2015

EIT is to be a showcase for the Māori language next week, with daily activities celebrating and promoting te reo.EIT’s Māori and Pasifika liaison advisor Lee Kershaw-Karaitiana says the school...

Couple Buff up English in their Adopted Homeland
June 17, 2015

Coming to New Zealand from a bustling city in southern China, Manka Li and Nicko Liang were drawn to the calm and quiet of Hawke’s Bay. The pair moved to Napier three years ago, wanting...

Maori Name For EIT
July 1, 2013

Te Aho a Māui is to sit alongside EIT- Eastern Institute of Technology as the formal Māori name for the East Coast’s leading tertiary education institution.  Fittingly, says EIT chief...