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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...

“Being Māori is my greatest asset”
July 28, 2020

Te Aroha Hunt is the coordinator of Tuai Kōpū, a new programme initiated by the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB). Tuai Kōpū is supporting pregnant Māori and Pasifika women...

Miriama has discovered her destiny in life
June 19, 2020

Since she was young, EIT nursing student Miriama Tawake had an interest in health and nursing. It’s fair to say, that this interest had been sparked by Miriama’s mother who works as a...

Mother and daughter team up for EIT study
March 11, 2020

Sandra Ennor completed her nursing diploma in 1986. Nearly 25 years later, she finished her degree at EIT while working at City Medical in Napier, her “dream job” that she started in...

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...

Passionate about education and social work
December 20, 2019

A woman passionate about education and social work is behind the Bachelor of Social Work at EIT Tairāwhiti. Site coordinator of the programme that is now a four-year honours degree is Gisborne...