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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 >>

EIT Student Wins Viticulture Award

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 1:45 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Constellation Brands scholarship winner Jascha Oldham-Selak is upholding a long family tradition in pursuing a passion for wine. More >>

Couple Buff up English in Their Adopted Homeland

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 1:19 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Coming to New Zealand from a bustling city in southern China, Manka Li and Nicko Liang were drawn to the calm and quiet of Hawke’s Bay. More >>

Film Graduate Showcases Innovative Gear

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 2:46 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT screen production graduate Aliesha Staples has developed and runs a successful niche business hiring out filming equipment, mainly to industry professionals. Returning to New Zealand after more than five years overseas, Aliesha set up her own Auckland-based ... More >>

EIT: Making Wine for a Sweet Tooth

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 3:03 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Studying grape growing and winemaking at EIT, Linda Tatare has already pinpointed her marketing niche – making a Gewurztraminer that appeals to the Maori palate. More >>

EIT Hospitality Team Shine in Competition

Friday, 29 May 2015, 10:40 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

It could have been a disaster for an EIT hospitality team when a trainee chef fell ill just a day short of the weekend’s Hawke’s Bay Salon Culinaire. More >>

Apple Industry Growing Local Jobs

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 3:26 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Hawke’s Bay’s buoyant apple industry is opening up opportunities for young people keen to make horticulture a career. More >>

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 >>



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