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Guy Harrison – EIT – Sport HB Sports Scholar
3 days ago

Hi, it’s Guy Harrison here. I am a para athletics, golf and badminton player for New Zealand. I spent lockdown with my Nana up at Ninety Mile Beach. Her house is right on the beach, so all my...

Building a career outside rugby
August 28, 2020

In 2014, Tivaini Foma’i started his Bachelor of Recreation and Sport* at EIT. It was a time when Tivaini was transitioning out of professional rugby and looking for new career...

Follow your passion
August 17, 2020

Mentoring students and athletes means EIT Tairāwhiti student support advisor Tuterangi Nepe-Apatu can practice what he preaches.  Toots knows what it is like to leave high school with no...

EIT launches Certificate in Outdoor Experiences
August 5, 2020

From 7 September 2020 EIT’s School of Trades and Technology will offer the new NZ Certificate in Outdoor Experiences (Level 3). This hands-on, 14-week, entry-level programme will teach...

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....

Academic high flyer and barista
April 6, 2020

Brad Petitclerc made his big move down to the South Island just in time before the whole country went into lockdown. The Bachelor of Recreation and Sport graduate was originally selected to be...

Degree sets the ball rolling
January 21, 2020

Chris Treacher is about to launch into the third and final year of his Bachelor of Recreation and Sport degree at EIT. The 41-year-old decided to enrol at EIT after he had missed out on...