News - Travel and Tourism

EIT launches Certificate in Outdoor Experiences
August 5, 2020

From 7 September 2020 EIT’s School of Trades and Technology will offer the new NZ Certificate in Outdoor Experiences (Level 3). This hands-on, 14-week, entry-level programme will teach...

Graduate with a travel bug lands perfect job
February 11, 2020

Rhiannon Bevin has certainly made the right study choice. We recently visited the Travel & Tourism graduate at her work at the House of Travel in Havelock North. It’s a busy time for...

Power couple work hard for success
December 19, 2019

It was a full-on year for power couple Julie and Ben Fulton. Julie, an EIT travel & tourism graduate, manages the Filipino restaurant PAK at Westshore. Over the last months, she has turned...

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,...

Taiena Pursues her Mum’s Legacy
May 30, 2019

Taiena is currently studying her third diploma at EIT. It’s hard to believe how much life experience fits into the story of 29-year-old Taiena Ene. Taiena’s Samoan parents raised her as an...

Ready for the World of Master Chef
January 15, 2019

Two students from EIT’s marae-based cookery course are behind a dish that wowed an audience of paying guests at the inaugural EIT degustation dinner. “Bon” Te Hiko and “Hori”...

EIT geared to help East Coast skills shortage
January 7, 2019

There will be over 2800 new jobs created each year for the next four years on the East Coast, and EIT graduates will be well placed to fill them. Infometrics data is used by the tertiary...

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...

More Family, Less Debt and Great Qualifications
August 15, 2016

For sisters Mel and Kalisi Ma’afu, study at EIT is opening doors without the burden of student debt, or isolation from family.The eldest of four sisters, Mel (28) promotes the region to the...

Young Mother Benefits From Study
January 11, 2016

Studying the Diploma in Tourism and Travel helped Hayley Paewhenua overcome her shyness. Of Ngāpuhi descent and originally from the Bay of Islands, Hayley moved to Hastings when she...