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Waiata Inspires Christina’s Study

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 9:24 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Hearing students singing waiata as she was passing EIT’s Flaxmere Learning Centre, Christina Wainohu realised how much of her taha Māori she had lost while living overseas. More >>

First Degree Cohort Find Jobs in Local Schools

Tuesday, 12 January 2016, 11:43 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Among the first to complete EIT’s pioneering primary teaching degree, Luke Rurawhe – like most of his classmates – is starting the new year with a job at a local school. More >>

Individuality Flourishes in Student Fashion Design

Friday, 27 November 2015, 11:59 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Influences for Jackie Chapman’s Back to the Future collection included historical fashion, costume design and the avant garde. Liz Sharko models the outfit. More >>

Local Sailor a Finalist in National Awards

Friday, 27 November 2015, 10:26 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Winning a finals slot in New Zealand’s Attitude Awards is floating Hastings sailor Otis Horne’s boat. More >>

Top Hawke's Bay Cyclist Moving For Dream Job

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 3:18 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Nearing the end of degree studies at EIT, Hannah van Kampen has already scored a job that underpins her road cycling ambitions. More >>

Film Student Wins Pania Award

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 2:25 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

International student Jiangyan Chen has joined a select group of cinematic achievers honoured with a Pania statuette. More >>

Award Winner Explores Conceptual Art

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 5:06 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Winner of this year’s prestigious David Fine scholarship, Rebecca Frances Lees is enjoying developing a conceptual art practice at EIT’s ideaschool. More >>

Students master fine dining students

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 11:31 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT’s hospitality students and tutors have evolved a class exercise into a très grand 10-course dinner that goes down a treat with gourmet diners and is a highlight on the F.A.W.C. menu of events. More >>

EIT hosts national sports research event

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 2:10 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT recently staged New Zealand’s second ITP Sports Research Symposium as a platform for researchers based at institutes of technology and polytechnics nationwide. More >>

Artistic Enterprise Brought Back to Life

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 11:19 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT’s ideaschool is revisiting a creative initiative inspired by a sense of place as part of the institute’s 40th anniversary celebrations. More >>

Conference honours for EIT Computing School

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 2:42 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Head of EIT’s computing school Dr Stephen Corich reaped an early retirement bonanza at a recent national conference for information technology educators and researchers. More >>

Te Ara O Tawhaki Turns 21

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 12:13 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Painting of maihi breathes life into Te Ara o Tāwhaki as the marae prepares to celebrate 21 years. The carved barge board represents the Tāwhaki striving for knowledge and symbolises the aspirations of students across the EIT campus. More >>

Art students to showcase project-based learning

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 4:10 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

The first students to enrol in New Zealand’s first project-based-learning arts and design degree are fine-tuning work for ideaschool’s graduate exhibition A Feast for the Senses . More >>

EIT academic's film premieres at international festival

Monday, 28 September 2015, 2:00 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

A short film by EIT ideaschool lecturer Nigel Roberts has screened in an international experimental film and video festival in Spain. More >>

Graduate enjoys national business role

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 3:10 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Working for an international company, EIT business graduate Rachel Newland regularly meets Lady Gaga in her job. More >>

Awesome Foursome Win Gold

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 2:29 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

An EIT foursome have achieved a first as the only students to win gold in New Zealand’s Bragato Wine Awards. More >>

Bragato Exchange Scholars Meet In Hawke's Bay

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 4:42 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Exploring New Zealand’s wine regions on his month-long Bragato exchange scholarship, Alessandro Mangiameli has encountered a few surprises. More >>

Students to Help Rebuild Vanuatu

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 9:48 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Seven hand-picked Maori and Pacifika students enrolled in EIT trades programmes are gearing up for the trip in a lifetime, helping to rebuild medical centres in Vanuatu after its lashing by Cyclone Pam earlier this year. More >>

Fitness Enthusiast Exploring Benefits of Exercise

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 3:53 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Passionate about life-long learning and the active lifestyle he’s pursued in Hawke’s Bay, Philip Shambrook is researching the comparative benefits of different doses of exercise in our increasingly crowded days. More >>

Student Nurse Awarded National Scholarship

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 10:38 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT nursing student Kathy Kupenga was stunned to open an email telling her she was to receive the prestigious Te Apa Māreikura scholarship, one of only two made nationwide by the Ministry of Health. More >>



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