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Sparkie Lights Awards Stage
May 17, 2018

Top Hawke’s Bay apprentice Matthew Macaulay is a bright spark in the trades. From Hastings, Matt qualified as a horticulturist and then as a boilermaker before deciding to pursue an electrical...

Changing Tack with Trade Wind
May 8, 2018

Seeking a new career path, Te Cohney Whitehouse was awarded a Te Ara o Takitimu scholarship to study electrical engineering at EIT. A partnership between Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated and...

Doors Open After Gaining Degree
May 8, 2018

Completing her Bachelor of Arts (Māori) felt “surreal”, says Janelle Whitiora, who came close to giving up on her degree. Janelle was excited about her recent graduation and she is...

Researchers Gauge Business Growth in Hawke’s Bay
May 8, 2018

EIT’s School of Business is collaborating with Hawke’s Bay Business, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and local authorities in progressing a study of growth industries in...

Learning Centre Opens in Hastings CBD
May 8, 2018

EIT’s recently relocated Hastings Learning Centre celebrates inclusion in expressing the best of Hawke’s Bay in art. Four local artists, based at Awa Ink studio in Hastings, were led by...

From poverty to PhD
May 3, 2018

 The Peter Family: Shajimon and Maria with their children Sreesha and Shalwin One of EIT’s Tairawhiti’s most highly qualified lecturers started his own journey towards knowledge after...

Dream career worth the hard work
May 3, 2018

"My Place": Hekia Parata, goes over care plans with Senior Nurse Carole Wallis.   A young East Coast mother had to go through some frantic juggling to get through her EIT nursing degree...

One off the “bucket list”
May 1, 2018

Achieving a Bachelors degree in Gisborne was a form of redemption for this year’s top-scoring EIT graduate Janeen Tata, who for various reasons never finished her schooling. She went on to...

HP48 Hours Challenges Local Film-Makers
April 30, 2018

EIT’s Screen Production department is backing the Bay’s film-makers for a weekend promoted as “New Zealand’s largest guerrilla film-making competition”. “For year after year,...