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Student Artist Selected for Art-X

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 2:16 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

The “emerging artist” in the upcoming Art-X national exhibition and sale, Dunja Tornier doesn’t paint to make a statement. More >>

Fur Patrol singer helps lift music perfomance in Hawke's Bay

Friday, 22 May 2015, 10:41 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Celebrated rock musician and frontwoman for Fur Patrol, Julia Deans was at EIT last week working with students keen to learn from her success. More >>

EIT Achieves Top Education Ranking

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 12:44 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT achieved the top ranking possible in its recent independent external evaluation and review, confirming its position as one of New Zealand’s leading tertiary education institutions. More >>

Hawke’s Bay-Trained Therapist Makes It Big in UK

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 4:25 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT body and beauty therapy graduate Kate Kerr now runs her own advanced skin therapy clinic in London’s Harley Street where her clients include A-list celebrities. More >>

Framing Up A Career In Film

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 1:13 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Floyd’s grandparents, mother and girlfriend will see the 20-year-old capped in Napier’s Municipal Theatre and they will join those lining the streets to cheer him and other graduates on in the traditional downtown parade. More >>

Students Help Bring In The Harvest

Friday, 6 March 2015, 3:19 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

An international degree student at EIT, Vanilla Peng is about to have her second taste of a Hawke’s Bay harvest, working the coming vintage in the laboratory at Ngatarawa Wines. More >>

Movie Creative Joins Ideaschool

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:42 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Having created movie magic at Weta Workshop for 14 years, newly-appointed EIT lecturer and technician Jonathan Brough is now passing on his model-making and set design skills to ideaschool’s screen production students. More >>

Kapa Haka Festival Boosts Academic Research

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 11:46 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT staff have been drawing on their leadership and research skills as they gear up for next month’s Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival in Christchurch. More >>

EIT Loses Maori Lecturer John Harmer

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 4:04 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

In a presentation described as a “very special” occasion, EIT conferred an Honorary Bachelor of Arts (Māori) late last year on Te Ūranga Waka lecturer John Harmer. More >>

Software Development an Opportunity for Women

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 3:02 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Tarah Carpenter had her heart set on a career in art restoration, renovating Renaissance masterpieces like those she viewed when visiting the J Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. More >>

Nursing a happy career choice

Friday, 19 December 2014, 4:21 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

When she was a school leaver, becoming a registered nurse wasn’t Laura Stone’s first choice, but she couldn’t be happier now about her career direction. More >>

Promising Student Wins Airport Scholarship

Friday, 19 December 2014, 2:58 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

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. More >>

Trainee Chef Awarded Scholarship

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 11:47 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Winning the inaugural Noel Crawford Memorial Chef Scholarship is the icing on the cake for student chef John Bland. More >>

A Homecoming for EIT’s New Deputy Head

Monday, 15 December 2014, 2:15 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Mark Oldershaw says it will feel like returning home when he moves to Hawke’s Bay to take up his new role as deputy chief executive at the Eastern Institute of Technology. More >>

Academic From Ancestral Home of Wine Assists EIT Researchers

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 3:16 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

An associate professor of viticulture from a country with one of the world’s longest records of winemaking, Dr Elman Bahar recently worked with EIT scientists on several major industry research projects. More >>

Art Students Push Their Boundaries

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 11:46 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Eclectic is the word for the end-of-year exhibition of studio work by final-year visual arts and design degree students at EIT’s ideaschool. More >>

Student Models Still Life Art

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 11:46 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

One of 36 visual arts and design students to take part in a pop-up exhibition at EIT’s ideaschool, Gabbie Milne-Rodrigues transformed herself into a living work of art. More >>

Nurses Voice Concerns on Missed Care

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 11:34 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Nurses working in hospitals, aged care and New Zealand’s primary health care sector have raised concerns about missed patient care in a survey undertaken by academics at EIT. More >>

Marae-Based Learning Introduce Maori to Building Trad

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 1:17 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

A joint initiative launched this year by EIT and iwi is proving an unqualified success in providing Māori trades training on local marae. The first phase in the scheme – a 19-week, full-time, Level 2 construction programme which was based on Hastings’ ... More >>

Student pitches film ideas

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 11:33 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

While her classmates were enjoying their study break, EIT student Rhiannon Edwards was in Auckland pitching script ideas at the New Zealand Writers Guild 2014 Showcase. More >>



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