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Radio Advert Sparks Interest In EIT Social Work Programme

Friday, 20 May 2022, 10:03 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

An EIT radio advert promoting the institute’s Bachelor of Social Work programme convinced Natalya Williams that social work was the career for her and a way for her to help women going through what she had experienced. When she was younger Natalya ... More >>

EIT Promotes Three Recognised Researchers To Associate Professor Position

Saturday, 14 May 2022, 5:13 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Three locally and internationally recognised EIT researchers and academics have been promoted to Associate Professor in recognition of the work they have done. The three staff members are Dr Emily Nelson, who was Principal Academic Staff Member ... More >>

EIT Environmental Project Short-listed For International Award

Friday, 6 May 2022, 4:59 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

International Green Gown Awards An acclaimed EIT community environmental project has been shortlisted for a prestigious international sustainability award after winning a category in the Australasian tertiary sector awards last year. The International ... More >>

EIT Environment Coordinator Wants To Build On Sustainability Successes

Friday, 6 May 2022, 10:36 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT’s new Environment and Sustainability Coordinator Mark Caves plans to maintain and develop the institute’s award winning outdoor learning project and also find ways of reducing EIT’s carbon footprint. Mark will split his current role of Chef ... More >>

Bassist To The Stars Now Teaching Skills At EIT's IDEAschool

Monday, 28 March 2022, 6:00 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Svetlana Eliason may be a new EIT IDEAschool Music Lecturer, but she has some serious rock pedigree, having played bass guitar for internationally known acts over the years. Svetlana, originally from Bulgaria, recently relocated from London with her ... More >>

Teaching Tikanga As A Way Of Life

Tuesday, 8 March 2022, 5:13 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

For Chance Rohe (Rongomaiwahine, Ngāti Kahungunu), the “learning never stops”. Chance, a successful Māori artist and Kaiwhakaako at EIT’s Te Ūranga Waka, teaches Te Pōkaitahi Tikanga (Kaupae 3) - NZ Certificate in Tikanga (Mātauranga Māori) ... More >>

EIT Lecturer Breaks New Ground With Master's And PhD

Monday, 28 February 2022, 5:28 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Parekura Rohe-Belmont Parekura Rohe-Belmont (Ngāti Kahungunu, Rongomaiwahine) never thought that she would be pursuing a PhD, especially having just completed her Master’s recently. In addition to this achievement, Parekura is writing her PhD thesis in ... More >>

EIT Veterinary Nursing Graduates Excel In Workplace

Wednesday, 23 February 2022, 6:56 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT’s Veterinary Nursing graduates are excelling in the workplace environment at VETServices Hawke’s Bay.  VETServices Hawke’s Bay Clinic Manager & Companion Animal Veterinarian Dr Veronika Pipe says the foundation and ... More >>

EIT’s New Poutāhu – Executive Director Māori Has Vision For The Future

Saturday, 19 February 2022, 2:37 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Prioritising tauira Māori and ensuring that Māori students are supported to reach their full potential, is a key focus for Patrick Hape, EIT’s new Poutāhu – Executive Director Māori. Patrick (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi Te Rangikoianake) started his role ... More >>

Passion For Screen Production Nurtured At EIT

Monday, 7 February 2022, 6:12 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

A passion for screen production, nurtured and developed at EIT, has seen graduate Rāmari Fox take to the big screen, and live out her dream behind the camera.   The 26-year-old was one of the first graduates of EIT’s Bachelor of Creative Practice ... More >>

Ultra-marathoner Runs 50km Per Day For 40 Days For Cerebral Palsy Kids

Friday, 14 January 2022, 6:31 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Andrew McCrory, Services Pathway Tutor at the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) in Hawke’s Bay, at Stirling Point in Bluff after running 50km per day for 40days. Ultra-marathoner Andrew McCrory achieved his goal of running 50km per day for 40 ... More >>

EIT Tutor Close To Achieving Ultra-marathon Goal For Worthy Cause

Friday, 7 January 2022, 6:25 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Ultra-marathoner Andrew McCrory is close to achieving his goal of running 50km per day for 40 days to raise funds for children with cerebral palsy. Andrew, a Services Pathway Tutor at the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) in Hawke’s Bay, began ... More >>

EIT To Implement Vaccination Policy From Next Year

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 6:41 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

The Eastern Institute of Technology Te Aho a Māui (EIT) will implement a Vaccination Policy from Monday, 14 February 2022, requiring all ākonga (learners), kaimahi (workers), and visitors who engage in EIT activities to be fully vaccinated, unless otherwise ... More >>

EIT Wine Student Honours Father With Scholarship In His Name

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 11:09 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

A new scholarship for students studying for EIT’s Graduate Diploma of Oenology (Wine Science) has been established by a current student who wants to honour his father with a trophy in his name. Nitin Deobhakta, who has been enrolled in the Graduate ... More >>

First Year EIT Student Chosen As Young Vintner Of The Year

Friday, 26 November 2021, 8:41 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Maddison Airey, a 23-year-old first year Bachelor of Viticulture and Wine Science (BVWSci) student from EIT, has won the Hawke’s Bay A&P Society & Craggy Range Young Vintners Scholarship for 2021. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2111/4ce4fc284f431c204f17.jpeg" ... More >>

Return Home Sparks Career Change To Winemaking

Monday, 22 November 2021, 8:54 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

A move back home to Hawke’s Bay gave EIT graduate, Anna Young, the impetus she needed to make a career change and pursue her long-held dream of becoming a winemaker. Anna, who was appointed Trainee Winemaker at Trinity Hill, Hawke’s Bay in May, ... More >>

EIT Community Centred Research Highlights Food Security Issues For Children

Friday, 12 November 2021, 4:26 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

One in three secondary school students in Hawke’s Bay don’t eat breakfast, only one in ten eat the recommended 3+ vegetables a day, one in five spend more than five hours of their leisure time on screens, and just over half are a healthy weight, ... More >>

EIT Atrium Named After Former Council Chair David Pearson

Friday, 5 November 2021, 7:32 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

An Atrium on EIT’s Hawke’s Bay Campus in Taradale was officially named after the Institute’s former Council Chair David Pearson at a ceremony this week. Mr Pearson, who is Managing Partner of chartered accountancy firm BDO Hawke’s Bay, ... More >>

Wine Researchers Address Inaugural EIT Symposium

Sunday, 31 October 2021, 5:56 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

An inaugural wine research symposium, attended by representatives from industry and researchers from universities, crown research institutes and polytechs around the country, was held at EIT’s Hawke’s Bay Campus last week. Hosted by the School ... More >>

Regenerative Agriculture Holds Solutions, EIT Policy Think Tank Hears

Sunday, 31 October 2021, 5:51 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Regenerative Agriculture provides the solutions to many of the problems the world is facing, a Policy Think Tank organised by EIT’s Research and Innovation Centre heard last week. The forum, which was held at EIT’s Hawke’s Bay Campus in Taradale ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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