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Doors open to EIT Institute of Sport and Health
July 9, 2019

After much anticipation the EIT Institute of Sport and Health (EIT ISH) celebrated its opening day on Sunday. Hundreds of people headed down to Hastings Sports Park to get a first look inside...

Top coach to lead new waka ama course
July 4, 2019

People wanting to learn more about waka ama paddling have the chance to get tuition from legendary Tūranga-based coach Kiwi Campbell. Paddling will be part of a new EIT  programme centred...

New EIT programme focusing on tikanga and waka ama
June 10, 2019

EIT’s Te Ūranga Waka, School of Māori Studies, is launching a new certificate, Te Pōkaitahi Tikanga (Kaupae 3) – NZ Certificate in Tikanga (Level 3). Starting in July, this programme...

Sport scholarships a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity
May 13, 2019

“My sport is extremely expensive and self-funded, so the Sports Hawke’s Bay and EIT Sports Scholarship allow me to keep representing New Zealand while completing my degree,” says canoe...

Studying jump-started Jobey’s career
April 17, 2019

Alongside many other EIT graduates and surrounded by his proud family, Jobey Pomare was celebrating his graduation last week. Of Ngāti Kahungunu descent, Jobey grew up in Wairoa and moved to...

EIT graduate Peter embraces his new life
April 8, 2019

Peter Whalley has never shied away from accepting new challenges. In reward of his commitment, the passionate long-distance runner is now graduating with a Master of Health Science with...

Networks an asset in new role
April 8, 2019

From humble beginnings milking cows on the family farm at Whangaparoa, former Gisborne District Police Commander Superintendent Waata Shepherd is extending his career in another field. He...