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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 >>

Pacific Origins Inspire Student Art

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 3:26 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Thirty senior secondary students explored their Pacific heritage in art over the term break, carving coconut shell, collaborating on a mural and writing and recording an original piece of music. More >>

EIT Donates Nursing Books to the Cook Islands

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 5:29 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Student nurses in the Cook Islands have lots of extra reading to look forward to, with staff from EIT’s School of Nursing donating textbooks to support their three-year training programme. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Triathlete Leads Team to World Champs

Friday, 12 September 2014, 10:57 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Leading Hawke’s Bay triathlete Fred Koenders finds it special to wear the silver fern – but on his current trip to China it will be in a different role. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Viticulturist Scores Hat Trick of National Award

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 2:52 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Winner of the prestigious New Zealand’s Young Viticulturist of the Year title, Paul Robinson is an outstanding success story for the Hawke’s Bay winegrowing industry. More >>

Marae Cookery an Entree to More Courses

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 4:02 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Learning cookery skills on their home marae is the icing on the cake for a group of students from Omahu. More >>

Hawke's Bay Sparkie Claims National Title

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:08 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

New Zealand’s Electrical Apprentice of the Year – Industrial Rob Stockley has always enjoyed electronics and building projects. More >>

Popular Book on Hawke’s Bay Children’s Homes Now Online

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 1:25 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

A sold-out book that records the harrowing and sometimes heartening stories of people who grew up in children’s homes in Hawke’s Bay can now be read free of charge on EIT’s website. More >>

Students Share a Passion for Wine

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 10:19 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

STUDENTS SHARE A PASSION FOR WINE Italian and New Zealand Bragato scholarship winners Christopher Bonifacio and Ben Tombs found plenty of common ground when they recently met in Hawke’s Bay. More >>

EIT Team Scores Medals in Top Culinary Competition

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 5:03 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

A team of EIT hospitality students has won a cache of medals in the Nestlé Toque d’Or competition in Auckland. More >>

Student Shortlisted for National Art Awards

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 4:26 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT ideaschool visual arts and design student Tara Cooney has been shortlisted in the Wallace Arts Trust Awards – New Zealand’s most prestigious awards for contemporary art. Tara has been a selected as a finalist for her series of three wooden sculptures, ... More >>

EIT Raises the Scholarship Bar

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 5:20 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT’s Year 13 degree scholarship, offering students a year’s free tuition fees, is to be awarded on individual merit. More >>

Students Prepare for Competition

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 5:13 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT hospitality students are sharpening their knives as they prepare to do battle in a live kitchen and restaurant cook-off in Auckland next week. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Educated Viticulturists Aiming High

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 12:17 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT is toasting the success of three graduates who have made the final five in the prestigious New Zealand Young Viticulturist of the Year competition being held in Blenheim later this month. More >>

Stellar Fashion Student Stars in Awards

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 1:40 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Misty Ratima with her winning design, modelled by her daughter Ocean Ratima. (Photo: Diane Wilkie) More >>

Award Winner Showcases Sculptural Art

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 3:06 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Magpie finds conjure up domestic disharmony in works exhibited by David Fine Memorial Scholarship winner Susan Mabin at the Hastings Community Arts Centre. A Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design student, Susan is focused mainly on sculpture in this final ... More >>

Student Film Maker Wins National Award

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 2:14 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

National media competition winner Ali Beal has been dubbed “a fire cracker” by her screen production lecturers at EIT. In fact, she’s more like the entire boxful of fireworks – colourful, theatrical and delighting in delivering the unexpected. More >>

A New Head for EIT’s ideaschool

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 5:39 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Figuratively speaking, Chris Verburg is picking up the paintbrush as the new head of EIT’s ideaschool. More >>

Emerging Artists Exhibit at Art-X

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 1:55 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

An “emerging artist”, EIT degree student, Jeff Robertson depicts a walking figure dwarfed by an expansive space in a painting showcased at the national Art-X exhibition in Napier. More >>

 

 

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