News - Travel and Tourism

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...

EIT Celebrating Māori Language Week 2015
July 22, 2015

EIT is to be a showcase for the Māori language next week, with daily activities celebrating and promoting te reo.EIT’s Māori and Pasifika liaison advisor Lee Kershaw-Karaitiana says the school...

Promising Student Wins Airport Scholarship
March 4, 2015

EIT tourism and travel student Shani Stewart has won an inaugural Hawke’s Bay Airport Ltd scholarship that will help cover the cost of her diploma study fees next year.The airport company is...

EIT Sponsors Supreme Tourism Award
December 19, 2014

EIT was the sponsor of the Supreme Winner award won by Napier’s Art Deco Trust at this year’s Hawke’s Bay Tourism Awards staged at Mission Estate Winery.The Art Deco Trust also won...

More fee free study places
January 23, 2014

EIT youth scholarships, partially funded by the government’s Youth Guarantee (YG) scholarship scheme, has  now been extended to 18 and 19 year olds who wish to study up to Level 3.In...

Tourism and travel studies lead to great job
December 5, 2013

Loving her job at Hawke’s Bay Tourism, Jenna Mabey says she definitely made the right choice in studying EIT’s Diploma in Tourism and Travel.Jenna achieved good grades in tourism and...

Travel Cooperative Completes Hat Trick
September 10, 2013

Bill and Christine Sheppard are “absolutely thrilled” with the success of World Travellers at Best Travel’s success in the UnisonFibre Hastings City Business Awards.After winning the EIT...

Maori Name For EIT
July 1, 2013

Te Aho a Māui is to sit alongside EIT- Eastern Institute of Technology as the formal Māori name for the East Coast’s leading tertiary education institution. Fittingly, says EIT chief...