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Music to demolish buildings by

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 10:30 am | CPIT

CPIT Musical Arts student Dan Hitchens is getting set to showcase his guitar skills at Beat, but he also has an unusual hobby to keep him occupied. On November 14, CPIT will be coming alive with the beats of some of Christchurch’s most promising young ... More >>

Students ripe with talent

Monday, 11 November 2013, 4:01 pm | CPIT

A strait-jacket showing the frustration of insomnia and artworks made from quake-damaged homes are among works from CPIT’s Bachelor of Design students opening November 12 in the atrium. More >>

Pasifika Youth Speak Education Truths

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 5:09 pm | CPIT

A performance by Māori and Pasifika high school students, led by Sela Faletolu, CPIT Te Kaiwhakauru Pasifika, will provide solutions to captivate disengaged youth back into their education. More >>

CPIT Campus Master Plan launched

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 3:44 pm | CPIT

CPIT has announced an extensive $120m, including government support, programme of new building and refurbishment work that will enable the institute to train high quality graduates in more flexible, modern facilities. More >>

CPIT opens door to tradeswomen

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 11:30 am | CPIT

CPIT is encouraging more women to consider a career in trades, announcing new scholarships and adding a new Top Female Trades student award at the annual Trades Innovation Institute (TII) celebration of achievement in trades training night on 5 November. More >>

Fashion at fever PITCH at The Tannery

Friday, 1 November 2013, 10:25 am | CPIT

Phoebe_Ratcliff_Reid - credit Lindon Photography Ltd. Pitch, one of the city’s most exciting runway shows, has found a new home at one of the city’s most exciting new retail precincts, organisers have just announced. The CPIT showcase of emerging ... More >>

Back Catalogue to close ArtBox 2013

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 4:26 pm | CPIT

Monochromatic black, white and grey is the palette for ArtBox’s latest exhibition, which opens Wednesday 22 October at 5.30pm, rounding off a year-long programme with Back Catalogue by Mark Soltero. More >>

High power event comes to Christchurch

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 11:10 am | CPIT

Feigning a serious injury is not the usual tactic for getting an employer’s attention, but it is one way in which CPIT electrical students are helping out at the Electricity Supply Industry Training Organisation (ESITO) Annual Connection event, in Christchurch ... More >>

CPIT welcomes $18.9 million govt funding for trades campus

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 2:06 pm | CPIT

CPIT has welcomed today’s announcement that it is to receive $18.9 million from the government for investing into CPIT’s Trades Innovation Institute (TII) campus at Sullivan Avenue. More >>

Premiere of Speak Your Truth at Court Theatre

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 10:21 am | CPIT

CPIT’s Sela Faletolu is talking to Māori and Pasifika youth instead of talking about them. Her unique No Limits! programme has grabbed the attention of policy makers and youth workers here and overseas for its success in engaging these students. More >>

Vans the Omega has time on his side for CPIT wall

Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 1:54 pm | CPIT

He has until lunchtime Friday to finish the first of the Big Walls aspect of the Oi You! project, but Australian street artist Vans the Omega is confident that time is on his side. More >>

Mother and Daughter Graduate Together At CPIT Graduation

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 11:57 am | CPIT

Almost 250 people will graduate in person at CPIT’s Spring Graduation Ceremony on Friday and each has their own unique story of hard work and success. More >>

Ki-O-Rahi Tournament Draws Diverse School Teams

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 11:46 am | CPIT

CPIT’s Ki-O-Rahi revival has engaged a wide range of Christchurch secondary schools in the traditional Māori sport, says organiser Heperi Harris. More >>

CPIT’s Rooftop Honey hits the shelves

Wednesday, 11 September 2013, 4:20 pm | CPIT

CPIT’s long awaited Rooftop Honey is now ready for sale, launching this Friday 13 September at a staff breakfast event with honey infused treats. The multi-floral honey will be on sale to the public at the Visions Pantry Café from Monday 16 September. More >>

Expo offers employment connections

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 3:44 pm | CPIT

Industry experts from across the health, business, hospitality, creative, ICT, outdoor education, engineering and trades sectors will be targeting prospective employees at CPIT’s Industry Expo and Open Day this Thursday from 10am to 3pm. More >>

CPIT won’t offer Circo Arts programme in 2014

Friday, 23 August 2013, 3:35 pm | CPIT

CPIT’s Circo Arts programme will not be offered in 2014 due to continuing challenges in being able to provide appropriate facilities. A performing arts facility is proposed to be developed at CPIT in the future and could incorporate a Circo Arts training ... More >>

CPIT team wins Nestlé Toque d’Or

Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 3:20 pm | CPIT

CPIT’s Daniel Hoare, Hannah Grieve and Gina Johns took out the Supreme Gold Medal Award at premier student culinary completion, Nestlé Toque d’Or in Auckland last night. More >>

NASDA lets the sun shine in

Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 12:48 pm | CPIT

Ashburton is to get a large dose of peace and love when CPIT’s National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA) brings ‘60s rock musical Hair to town from 13 - 15 September. More >>

CPIT research explores Gen Y nurses’ discontent

Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 11:28 am | CPIT

Demanding shift work and intergenerational tension are two factors turning otherwise enthusiastic young nurses off their profession. Research by senior nursing tutor Dr Isabel Jamieson shows that concerns voiced by ‘Gen Y’ nurses could have significant ... More >>

CPIT student wins Hokonui Fashion Design Awards

Monday, 29 July 2013, 4:05 pm | CPIT

CPIT’s Renuka Malik is buzzing after taking out the top prize at the Hokonui Fashion Design Awards last Saturday. The second year fashion student won the Southland Times Award of Excellence for her entry in the Nightlife section. She received a prize ... More >>



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