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Building Apprentice Nails Regional Title

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 12:36 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Winner of the Hawke’s Bay Carpentry Apprentice Challenge Sam Talbot paced himself perfectly to claim a place in the national finals being held later this year. More >>

Young Designer on Track with Second Career

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 2:13 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

By building on her strengths, budding freelance designer Sacha van den Berg feels she is finally heading in the right direction. Born and raised in Hastings, Sacha has always been creative and wanted to go on to study art. More >>

Chef Relishes New Career

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 2:29 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Grant Sipeli has worked at many jobs but cooking at Terroir, one of the world’s most high-ranked vineyard restaurants, rates very highly with the newly-graduated chef. More >>

EIT Graduand Aims For Winemaking Career

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 1:41 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Graduating as an EIT valedictorian is going to make Thursday (20 March) a doubly special day for fledgling winemaker Angela Beattie. “I was surprised and honoured to be asked,” the 26-year-old says of representing fellow graduates at the traditional ... More >>

EIT Celebrates Bumper Year for Graduates

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 11:04 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT Hawke’s Bay is managing a record number of graduates by spreading its traditional capping ceremony over two days. Just under 390 diplomas, bachelor and honours degrees, postgraduate diplomas and master degrees will be awarded by EIT Hawke’s Bay for ... More >>

Graduate Expresses Environmental Protest in Art

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 4:37 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

A compelling art installation depicting global fallout from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster is Lillie Chapman’s sign-off to Hawke’s Bay, with the talented EIT graduate heading off to Australia later this month. (March 19) More >>

Action Replay For Local Talent

Friday, 21 February 2014, 4:14 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Veteran cameraman Peter Janes is focusing this year on teaching EIT’s Screen Production students the wide range of skills he’s acquired during a 40-year career in the television and filming industry. More >>

Trades Academy Intake Continues To Grow

Friday, 21 February 2014, 2:09 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Hawke’s Bay Schools Trades Academy @ EIT welcomed 260 high school students yesterday (Friday, 21 February) in the third year for the highly successful partnership between the region’s secondary schools and EIT. More >>

Top Creatives Join Ideaschool Team

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 11:09 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Two leading academics and art practitioners have joined EIT ideaschool's permanent staff to add further weight to the education offered to visual arts and design students. More >>

Power Paddling to Success

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 12:23 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Hawke’s Bay sprint kayaker Aimee Fisher is power paddling into another challenging year as she works towards her dream of competing in the 2016 Olympics and continues degree studies at EIT. More >>

Young Hawke’s Bay Designers to Exhibit Overseas

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 4:57 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Hawke’s Bay artists Liam Farrell and Toby Vanderspeck are two of just nine emerging New Zealand designers selected to showcase their work at an international exhibition being staged in Germany in March. More >>

‘Grease Monkey’ Loves Learning Trade Skills

Monday, 9 December 2013, 2:51 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Teena Boxer’s ambition is to be a diesel mechanic and to drive a Holden V8, so it would be fair to say she has a passion for motors and cars. “I love everything about them, the speed, even the sound. I am a grease monkey.” says the 18-year-old ... More >>

Award-Winning Educator to Teach Te Reo Online

Monday, 9 December 2013, 2:50 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Ko Hikurangi te maunga, ko Waiapu te awa, ko Horouta te waka, ko Rongohaere te marae, ko Te Whānau a Rakairoa, ko Hinerupe ngā hapū, ko Ngāti te iwi. The “matriarch of Te Manga Māori”, Materoa Haenga will be the lecturer for EIT’s Bachelor of ... More >>

Tourism and Travel Studies Lead To Great Job

Monday, 9 December 2013, 2:49 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Loving her job at Hawke’s Bay Tourism, Jenna Mabey says she definitely made the right choice in studying for EIT’s Diploma in Tourism and Travel. Jenna achieved good grades in tourism and travel classes at Dannevirke High School, so she decided ... More >>

Bootcamp Launches Trades Training Scheme

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 4:52 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

A six-week “bootcamp” is kicking off an EIT and Youth Quest initiative aimed at helping at-risk Maori and Pacific Island youth into trades training and jobs. More >>

Music Studies Finish On a High Note

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 4:03 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

In a final, polished performance staged at Shed 2, EIT music students showcased skills they have fine-tuned over the past year. While tutors were there assessing the students on their performances, the evening was also a celebration – the “wrap party” ... More >>

Variety Captured In Graduate Art

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 3:08 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

A dazzling diversity of art and design was unveiled at the ideaschool graduate exhibition opening held on campus at EIT Hawke’s Bay last week. More >>

Screen Production Students Premiere Their Movies

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 1:03 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

At the invitation-only evening staged at Napier’s Reading Cinema, 17 final-year students showcased their scriptwriting, design, directing, acting, camera, lighting, sound and editing skills with movies covering genres that included drama, the surreal, ... More >>

Young Canadian Chooses EIT for Wine Studies

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 3:16 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Touring New Zealand during his gap year, Canadian Wes Johnson never dreamt he would return to study wine science at EIT. Like many school leavers, Wes wasn’t too sure about what tertiary course to take at university in Canada. More >>

Transformers – More than Meet the Eye

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 4:16 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT ideaschool student Tara Cooney is using her artistic skills to weave great yarns about Napier’s heritage. More >>

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