News - Trades and Technology

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...

Second Study Choice Opens Possibilities for Darnell
November 5, 2018

A follow up phone call with an encouraging word from an EIT trades school coordinator has led to a full-time job and apprenticeship opportunity for Darnell Mahia-Rakei. Darnell or Darz as...

Two awards for entrepreneurial Wairoa YES company
October 30, 2018

A Wairoa young enterprise company that formed at the Hawke’s Bay School Trades Academy @EIT has won two awards at the regional Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme finals. Project...

Building Course Gives New Lease of Life in Takapau
September 25, 2018

Take ten people all new to building. Introduce them to power tools and basic building knowledge. The result is new skills and a new lease on life. With ages ranging from 17 to over 70, the...

Nailing down a fantastic future
September 24, 2018

At 23 Adam Newton is on track for a great career in the building industry, enjoying the variety of his work and friends he has made through the EIT building programme. Two years ago he was...

HB Magpie – EIT Student – Pouri Rakete-Stones
September 11, 2018

Initially I didn’t know what I wanted to do, whether to work or begin studying. I had a sit down with EIT and talked through some potential options. Going through the classes I’d done...

Trades Academy Student Awarded Overseas Trip
Trades Academy Student Awarded Overseas Trip
July 10, 2018

Wairoa student Rahiri Makuini Edwards-Hammond has been awarded a trip to Columbia, having risen to the challenges set at a nationwide Lions Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme workshop. A Year 13...