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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 >>

David Pearson Concludes Tenure Saluting EIT

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 3:03 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

The longest-serving chair in New Zealand’s polytechnic sector, David Pearson is handing over the baton after a 20-year association with EIT. More >>

New Head of School Enjoying Career in Education

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:29 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Having seen EIT from a distance for a few years, Glenn Fulcher – as head of the Tourism and Hospitality and the English Language centre – feels it is now nice to be part of it. More >>

Māori Heritage Informs Artist’s Work

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 1:46 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Media Release Māori Heritage Informs Artist’s Work A strong sense of connection to her tūrangawaewae inspires Raewyn Tauira Paterson, an artist and designer of Ngāti-rere and Ngāi Tūhoe descent who teaches visual arts and design students ... More >>

Collective of artists exhibit work

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 1:47 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

A two-week exhibition in Hastings is drawing together professional artists in a celebration of inclusivity and community in creative practice. More >>

Ideaschool Head Takes Music to the World

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 3:57 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Recently appointed head of EIT’s ideaschool, Professor Matthew Marshall is pursuing a long-held passion in taking New Zealand’s guitar music out onto the world stage. More >>

Flash Backs in Filming Commercial

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 3:45 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Working on a commercial promoting EIT’s Diploma in Screen Production was dèja vu for students and the professional production team filming on campus. More >>

Maori Carving Project Underway

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 1:30 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Traditional carvers are crafting pou whakairo in a long-term project aimed at furnishing the interior of the wharenui on EIT’s Te Ara o Tāwhaki marae. More >>

Powerhouse of Design Talent

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 4:53 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Design talent powered a spectacular end-of-year fashion show staged at EIT (on Wednesday, November 29 ) – an extravaganza featuring work produced by a first cohort of diploma students in just nine weeks. More >>

Tradie’s Perseverance Pays Off

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 10:32 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

When Casey Aranui went looking for work experience for her EIT trades training programme, she was knocked back by a dozen builders. More >>

A ‘Grandmaster’ in Art at Eastern Institute of Technology

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 11:05 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Having recently completed Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design studies at EIT’s ideaschool, Julienne Dickey is to embark on a third master’s degree next year – at the age of 68. More >>

New Head for Ideaschool

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 3:24 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Shortly before retiring as head of ideaschool, Chris Verburg introduced Professor Matthew Marshall to the team he will be leading when he takes up the EIT position early in December. More >>

Double Success for Napier Art Student Dan Cunliffe

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 10:06 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT student Dan Cunliffe is a double finalist in the prestigious ECC New Zealand Student Craft/Design Awards. More >>