News - Te Manga Māori

A Return to Tūrangawaewae
January 24, 2018

Born and raised in Wellington, EIT lecturer Petera Hakiwai says his tūrangawaewae is definitely Hawke’s Bay. Of Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Porou, Rongowhakaata and Kāi Tahu descent, Petera...

New Year Honours for Māori Leaders at EIT
January 16, 2018

Two Māori leaders associated with EIT were recognised in the New Year Honours list – Professor David Tipene-Leach and EIT Hawke’s Bay kaumātua Matiu Eru. Formerly a Hawke’s Bay...

EIT Lecture Showcases Sudi Success Story
August 22, 2017

An inaugural lecture delivered by EIT’s recently appointed Research Professor Dr David Tipene-Leach attracted a wide mixed audience. Professor of Māori and Indigenous Research at EIT, David...

Students Shape Up Fashion Careers
August 22, 2017

Misty Ratima and Wenerei Thompson are talented designers building fashion careers grounded in their learning at EIT. As the supreme winner of the indigenous Māori design competition...

The Māori Renaissance Continues After Class
January 11, 2017

EIT’s Te Whatukura not only gives students a door into te ao Māori, it also gives its lecturers a base they can use to strengthen, broaden and explore the world of Māori. Marei Norris...

EIT Student Gets Back What She Puts In
January 10, 2017

EIT business student Ngahuia Harris enjoyed her Ngāti Kahungunu childhood, growing up surrounded by whānau on Waipatu marae.  For much the same reasons, she enjoys working for P and T...

Double Dipping Delivers Rewards
January 10, 2017

Gaining two qualifications at EIT, Crystal Edwards is drawing on what she’s learnt to shape a career in visual media.  From Hastings, the 29-year-old’s passions have always been drama –...

Honours Graduate Aims for Further Academic Success
January 10, 2017

Having completed a Bachelor of Arts (Māori) and a Bachelor of Arts Honours (Māori) after just two years at EIT, Turei Ormsby is confidently launching into doctorate degree studies. Turei’s...