News - Te Manga Māori

Introducing Mary
November 5, 2018

EIT’s commitment to Pasifika students was strengthened when Mary Suni Robertson joined our Pasifika student support team. Mary works from the Pouwhirinaki walk-in space in the Hawke’s Bay...

Young Māori mothers thriving, reveals research
November 1, 2018

An EIT post-graduate nursing lecturer is challenging the health care system to develop more Māori health professionals, and a greater kaupapa Māori understanding and application across all...

Monday Marks the Start of Something New for Misty
October 1, 2018

After Monday, Misty Ratima knows her life will change. And the fashion designer, EIT te reo Māori tutor, and mother of four who embraces life to the full, is determined it will be for the...

Inmates Learning Te Reo in Hawke’s Bay Prison
September 6, 2018

Skilled in the use of taiaha, Tipene Rangihuna schools inmates on the correct use of the traditional long staff in teaching EIT’s te reo Māori programmes at Hawke’s Bay Regional Prison. Papa...

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...