Eastern Institute of Technology - Latest News [Page 2]

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 >>

EIT To Host Inaugural Wine Research Symposium

Monday, 18 October 2021, 6:52 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

An inaugural wine research symposium aimed at presenting recent New Zealand research to industry and helping develop an agenda for future wine industry related research is due to be hosted by EIT’s School of Viticulture and Wine Science later this ... More >>

EIT Trailblazing In COVID-19 Vaccination Response

Friday, 10 September 2021, 3:51 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT’s School of Nursing is playing a role at the frontline of the COVID-19 response after becoming one of the first tertiary providers in the country to have COVID-19 vaccinator training fully embedded in its degree programme. In July last year, quick-thinking ... More >>

Success At Fashion Design Awards Paves Way For EIT Student’s New Brand

Friday, 3 September 2021, 1:14 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT Bachelor of Creative Practice (Fashion) student Ashford Thompson received a highly commended award at the nationally recognised Hokonui Fashion Design Awards - an accolade that he sees as a stepping-stone to the launch of his own brand. Thirty-year-old ... More >>

EIT Candidate Teachers boosted by Blake Inspire experience

Monday, 23 August 2021, 3:19 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Three Candidate Teachers from EIT are excited about the possibilities in environmental education after an intense week of learning and leadership development at the renowned Blake Inspire for Teachers programme. More >>

From Budget To Plate – EIT Offers New Online Food Costing Short Course

Thursday, 5 August 2021, 2:39 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Portion control, reducing food waste and maximising profit without raising menu prices, are all part of a new EIT online short course aimed at chefs and restaurant managers. The Food Costing micro-credential has seen EIT collaborate with eCampus ... More >>

EIT Pays Tribute To Top Research Professor Kay Morris Matthews

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 3:26 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT Research Professor Kay Morris Matthews, who played a significant role in developing the institute’s research strengths, has retired from her current role but will become an Emeritus Professor at EIT. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2106/5e4880d4656274cef1a8.jpeg" ... More >>

EIT Offers Next Step Into Electric Future

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 2:00 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

A new EIT programme, which starts on Monday, 02 August this year, has been designed to give automotive technicians the skills required to repair a future fleet of electric vehicles. EIT will become the second Polytechnic after Otago to offer the New Zealand ... More >>

EIT Opens New State-of-the-art Laboratory

Thursday, 27 May 2021, 5:36 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

A state-of-the-art purpose-built Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Development Laboratory, which will allow students to use advanced technology, has been opened on EIT’s Hawke’s Bay Campus in Taradale. The ribbon was cut by Hilton Collier, ... More >>

Local support for new EIT Institute of Sport and Health

Saturday, 15 December 2018, 1:46 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Local companies and organisations have given millions of dollars in funding partnerships for a new sport and health centre being built at the Hawke’s Bay Regional Sports Park in Hastings. More >>

Positive pathway between EIT and Sport Hawke’s Bay

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 4:37 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT and Sport Hawke’s Bay enjoy a particularly close relationship that is helped by being neighbours but says more about the organisation’s values being aligned. “Our relationship is multi-layered,” explains Ryan Hambleton, Sport Hawke’s ... More >>

IDEAschool Arts Festival a first at EIT

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 5:30 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

In a first, all disciplines of IDEAschool at EIT will be combining to showcase the work of their graduating students in an Arts Festival at the end of the month. More >>

New Poutuara weaving Mātauranga Māori through EIT

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 4:42 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Michelle Lee feels that the strands of her diverse career are bound together in Mātauranga Māori and this is what she brings to her new role at EIT. More >>

Unique pet health research draws international attention

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 10:09 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

A unique health and welfare check initiative for pets running alongside healthy lifestyle people assessments has attracted keen interest in the international research community. More >>

Two awards for entrepreneurial Wairoa YES company

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 10:00 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

A Wairoa young enterprise company that formed at the Hawke’s Bay School Trades Academy @EIT has won two awards at the regional Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme finals. Project Rangatahi is the business formed by Pahemata Robinson and ... More >>

Bringing nature back to Hawke’s Bay

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 3:05 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT and the University of Waikato are working together to increase educational opportunities in Hawke’s Bay after signing a deed of cooperation last year. As an initial collaboration, the two institutions are jointly offering a free public workshop focussed on ecological ... More >>

Sports Scholarships for Talented Youth

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 10:40 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

This December five young aspiring sports people could be following in the footsteps of world champion kayaker Aimee Fisher, by securing a scholarship to help them train and study in Hawke’s Bay. More >>

Ink Splatters Inspire Student’s Art

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 4:48 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

A creative practice student at EIT, Taylor Donoghue uses ink splatters as the starting point for drawings that featured recently in a level 6 degree students’ exhibition at Ideaschool. More >>

EIT Aligned with Government’s Tertiary Education Needs

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 3:07 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Newly-appointed EIT chair Geraldine Travers says the institute is well placed to deliver on many of the Government’s priorities even as polytechnics nationwide contemplate sector reform. More >>