News - Te Manga Māori

Maori Carving to Enrich EIT Marae
June 27, 2018

Traditional carvers Te Rangi Robin and Emanuel Dunn are making steady progress on pou whakairo that will furnish the interior of the wharenui on EIT Hawke’s Bay’s Te Aro o Tāwhaki...

Doors Open After Gaining Degree
May 8, 2018

Completing her Bachelor of Arts (Māori) felt “surreal”, says Janelle Whitiora, who came close to giving up on her degree. Janelle was excited about her recent graduation and she is...

Valedictorian to Pursue Further Study
March 26, 2018

As she worked on a speech to deliver on behalf of her fellow graduates, honoured valedictorian Serena Hakiwai was thinking of her beloved grandfather.  The late Bill Stirling gruffly informed...

Doors Open After Gaining Degree
March 13, 2018

Completing her Bachelor of Arts (Māori) feels “surreal”, says Janelle Whitiora, who came close to giving up on her degree. Excited about graduating this week, Janelle is enjoying using...

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...