News - Health and Community Wellness

Course helps to ovecome the whakamā barrier
July 30, 2019

  Going for jobs can be daunting for people who have been out of the workforce long term, with women in particular often losing confidence after years at home raising children. A new...

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,...

From labouring to professional practice
May 13, 2019

Two cousins, both serving the community as nurses inspired Dean Hawea to become a nurse. Dean had always enjoyed caring for people, and saw a nursing degree as a portable skill that would...

Manutuke kids enjoy EIT catering practice
March 7, 2019

Children at Te Kura ō Manutuke enjoyed a tasty treat when a group of EIT catering students called into the school at lunchtime. The students were those doing a three week introductory...

New Social Work Lecturer keen to share experience
February 8, 2019

After working in the frontline of the local social work sector, newly appointed EIT social work lecturer Sarah Elliott is looking forward to passing on the skills she has learned. She is...

Huge support for EIT- Educated Nurses
January 14, 2019

Nursing graduates from EIT are second to none when it comes to practical on-the-job education, thanks to support from local health providers and the excellence and dedication of the...