News - Te Manga Māori

Gender no barrier for engineering student
October 22, 2019

EIT engineering student Maia Niwa may not look like the average tradie but she does not regard gender as a barrier to her career goal of becoming a mechanical engineer. At 18 she is well on...

Top coach to lead new waka ama course
July 4, 2019

People wanting to learn more about waka ama paddling have the chance to get tuition from legendary Tūranga-based coach Kiwi Campbell. Paddling will be part of a new EIT  programme centred...

Courses to cater for learning wishlists
June 7, 2019

EIT is putting together courses for people who want to learn a bit of DIY to improve and maintain their homes. They are among the big line-up of the Adult Community Education (ACE) programme,...

Inmates celebrate graduation in prison
May 1, 2019

Nothing what 69-year-old Tipene Rangihuna is doing now, was in his plan for retirement. “I was looking forward to staying at home, riding horses and relaxing,” says Tipene. When three...

A large shot of adrenaline inspires EIT tutor
April 8, 2019

  The thought of traversing across the South Island on foot might not be everybody’s idea of a holiday in the wilds, but for EIT te reo Māori tutor Nadine McKinnon it was...

Te Reo Māori classes is in big demand
March 21, 2019

Numbers at EIT’s Te Whatukura School of Māori Studies in Tūranganui a Kiwa and at EIT’s Ruatoria learning centre have reached the point where the institute is having to beef up resources...