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A strong voice for Pasifika people in healthcare
May 21, 2019

Rosalia, Alma and Victoria (from left) are three of very few Pasifika nursing students. Samoan Bachelor of Nursing students Rosalia Taotofi, Victoria Lealaiauloto Nofoaiga and Alma Su’a received...

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...

EIT Valedictorian Sammy made her dream come true
April 10, 2019

EIT valedictorian Sammy Little says she already knew as a little girl that one day she would become a nurse. It took some years, however, to finally put her dream into action. Sammy is the third...

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...

EIT geared to help East Coast skills shortage
January 7, 2019

There will be over 2800 new jobs created each year for the next four years on the East Coast, and EIT graduates will be well placed to fill them. Infometrics data is used by the tertiary...