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New EIT programme focusing on tikanga and waka ama
June 10, 2019

EIT’s Te Ūranga Waka, School of Māori Studies, is launching a new certificate, Te Pōkaitahi Tikanga (Kaupae 3) – NZ Certificate in Tikanga (Level 3). Starting in July, this programme...

Mums defy the odds to graduate
June 9, 2019

Stacey, Annie and Jennifer started to study at probably the toughest time in every woman’s life - with small children. Yet these women are a prime example of how real commitment, mentorship...

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,...

Second chance at finding the dream job
June 7, 2019

Two men are now following their dreams by doing an EIT pre-apprenticeship automotive programme after about a decade each in unsatisfying jobs.  Both decided in their mid 20s to try something...

EIT Winegrowing programme a recipe for success
June 7, 2019

A winegrowing programme at EIT in Gisborne has led one Gisborne school leaver to become a key player in this district’s rapidly growing horticulture industry. Rory Grant was only 17 when he...

Working hard to make a difference
June 6, 2019

She might not have finished high school but EIT social work student Bella Mill is well on her way to a degree in social work, driven by an ambition to make a difference for children. Bella...

Qualified for growing industry
June 6, 2019

Having worked on the land for over a decade, Stacey Forkert decided she wanted to get some qualifications to show for it. Stacey moved from the Waikato to Gisborne and started exploring some...

Cookery programme making dreams into reality
June 6, 2019

Putting a gourmet twist on traditional food is the ambition of a young man from Napier who now lives in Wairoa and is well on his way to becoming a qualified chef. Bon Te Hiko started his...