News - Sport, Recreation and Massage

Always learning new ways to teach health and fitness
January 27, 2021

The importance of education to keep up with new developments took a Gisborne health and fitness facility owner back to school.  Brian Horwell, formerly from the United Kingdom and a Gisborne...

EIT hosts Info and Enrolment Day
January 26, 2021

EIT’s Info day will help future students to find a programme which is best suited for them. People who are looking to change careers, advance their existing skills, or learn something new are...

First Outdoor Experiences students had a blast
December 7, 2020

The first student group of EIT’s new NZ Certificate in Outdoor Experiences (Level 3) has just completed their programme. The 14-week course was packed with adventure activities including...

An update from EIT Sports Scholar Sam Walton-Sexton
December 3, 2020

My name is Sam Walton-Sexton. I am currently in the first year of my Bachelor of Creative Practice (Arts & Design) at EIT. I was one of five lucky recipients of the Sport Hawke’s Bay / EIT...

Training the outdoor adventure guides of the future
November 24, 2020

After 28 years in the Defence Force, Davey Forbes has decided that it’s time for a change. He recently accepted a job offer to teach on EIT’s new NZ Certificate in Outdoor and Adventure...

Guy Harrison – EIT – Sport HB Sports Scholar
September 27, 2020

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...