News - Health and Community Wellness

Bringing mental health to the forefront
June 24, 2020

In the past year Anaru Hodges made a 180-degree career change. It all began when his niece started studying at EIT. Anaru took her under his wing to help her through the first months on...

EIT Hub Cafe helps local supergrans
May 7, 2020

With staff and equipment to produce food, and no customers because of the Covid-19 lockdown, EIT Tairāwhiti Hub manager Anna Charrington wondered how her team could help some of the...

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...

Master’s students research country’s wellbeing
May 4, 2020

The COVID-19 epidemic has added a new dimension to Levi and Dana Armstrong’s work. Of Ngāti Kahungunu descent, both Levi and Dana are currently studying towards a Master of Health Science....

Student finds passion from training
February 13, 2020

HIGH suicide statistics and huge mental health and addiction issues on the East Coast are part of a Gisborne tertiary student’s future career decision. Now she has time in her life to finally...

Iron will and studies turn rough life around
February 4, 2020

For twenty years her troubled childhood cast a shadow over Reeana Collier’s life. But the EIT graduate was able to put her difficult past behind her and start a new and successful...