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Q&A: Ask our biodiversity ranger

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, biodiversity, Blue Duck, career, Conservation, conservation jobs, Department of Conservation, DJF, DOC ranger, Environment, jobs, Jobs at DOC, KB, KB, kiwi, New Zealand Government, Pest control, Predator Free 2050, Public Sector, ranger, staff, Uncategorized, Volunteers, whio  /  Comments Off on Q&A: Ask our biodiversity ranger

Source: Department of Conservation Meet one of our Senior Biodiversity Rangers Ali! She’s worked with some of New Zealand’s most unique species including whio, kiwi and short tailed bats. We asked on Instagram if you had any questions for Ali about her work and we were overwhelmed with the amount of questions we received! Read […]

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Wine and Viticulture Students Explore Wine Regions

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education, Wine and Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Wine and Viticulture Students Explore Wine Regions

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti Home News Wine and Viticulture Students Explore Wine Regions 15 mins ago A large cohort of wine and viticulture students and staff from the School of Viticulture and Wine Science recently explored wineries and vineyards in Marlborough and Nelson.  It was the annual field trip aimed at broadening […]

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Taking the EIT Teaching Outdoors

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture and Horticulture, Air New Zealand Environment Trust, AM-NC, Dame Anne Salmond, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, KB, Mangarara Eco Lodge, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Professor Bronwen Cowie, Ruud Kleinpaste, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education, Waikereru Ecosanctuary, Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research  /  Comments Off on Taking the EIT Teaching Outdoors

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 2 mins ago Richard Edwards, EIT Bachelor of Education – primary, teacher educator gets hands on learning to teach outdoors. EIT is teaching its teachers to use the outdoors to further their teaching success. In a week that saw EIT announced as a corporate guardian of the Hawke’s […]

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Trades Students Get On The Job Training at Prefabrication Facility

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Cottages NZ, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, John Roil, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MSR Construction, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education, Trades and Technology  /  Comments Off on Trades Students Get On The Job Training at Prefabrication Facility

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 14 mins ago The construction sector is booming and EIT Trades Training students are getting on-site training at a prefabrication facility in Hastings. MSR Construction has been building transportable prefabricated buildings for over 15 years under its Cottages NZ brand.  For the last eight years over 400 EIT […]

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Monitoring our Marine Reserves: Surprising ideas

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Akaroa, AM-NC, Banks Peninsular, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, Marine, marine monitoring, Marine Reserves, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Research, staff  /  Comments Off on Monitoring our Marine Reserves: Surprising ideas

Source: Department of Conservation Marine Ranger Tom MacTavish takes us through the fifth and final installment in our blog series from the marine reserve monitoring project at Banks Peninsula using baited underwater video. Read the series of blogs here. Tom’s report on ‘Biological monitoring of marine protected areas at Banks Peninsula using baited underwater video (BUV)’ […]

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EIT Backing Biodiversity in Hawke’s Bay

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, General News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on EIT Backing Biodiversity in Hawke’s Bay

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti EIT staff and faculty who are keenly supporting biodiversity measures in Hawke’s Bay are (Rear, left to right) Karen Blundell, Paul Keats, Mark Oldershaw, Mazin Bahho, Matthew Marshall. (Front, left to right) Natalie Waran, Jo Blakeley, Pippa McKelvie-Sebileau. The region’s biodiversity has been advanced by the addition of […]

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Marlborough students get involved in teaching conservation

By   /  October 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Education, Environment, marlborough, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, resources, staff, students  /  Comments Off on Marlborough students get involved in teaching conservation

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Marlborough students get involved in teaching conservation A partnership between our staff and Marlborough District Council (MDC) saw a traditional teachers’ workshop evolve into something a little bit special this year. Community Ranger Wendy Sullivan explains how Marlborough students taught their teachers a thing or […]

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EIT First in Sector to Offer Social Work Honours

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bachelor of Social Work, bachelor of social work honors, Dr Sue Hanna, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, General News, Gwenda Kevern, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Social Sciences, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on EIT First in Sector to Offer Social Work Honours

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 11 mins ago Dr Sue Hanna, Senior Lecturer EIT is offering a social work honours programme in 2019, and is the first in the institutes of technology and polytechnic sector to do so. Delivery of the programme through EIT’s School of Education and Social Sciences has been strengthened […]

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EIT will resume Wine and Viticulture Programme

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT’s Certificate in Grapegrowing and Winemaking, General News, grapegrowing and winemaking, grapes, International, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, organic wine, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus, Tertiary Education, vitculture, Wine and Viticulture, winemaking  /  Comments Off on EIT will resume Wine and Viticulture Programme

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 12 mins ago A viticulture and winemaking programme is set to resume at EIT Tairāwhiti next year, thanks to collaboration between the institute and the wine industry. Members of the industry were disappointed when the programme was axed last year due to a lack of enrolments. Gisborne Winegrowers […]

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Sport HB-EIT Sports Scholar – Dominic McGovan

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, dominic mcgovan, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, hawks basketball, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Sport HB, Sport, Recreation and Massage, Sports Scholars, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sport HB-EIT Sports Scholar – Dominic McGovan

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti Home News Sport HB-EIT Sports Scholar – Dominic McGovan 13 mins ago With the Hawks season over and the new semester in full swing, now is a good time to reflect on the year so far, and what improvements are needed to finish this year strong. Speaking basketball, […]

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Loving Life, Going Fast, Juggling Study

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, aimee fisher, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Sport HB, Sport, Recreation and Massage, Sports Scholars, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Loving Life, Going Fast, Juggling Study

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 4 mins ago Former sports scholarship winner and elite NZ sportsperson, Aimee Fisher came back to EIT while home after her recent World Championships medal winning performances. Aimee Fisher loves her life. It’s challenging, sometimes overwhelming and hard, but hugely satisfying. It’s also a life very different to […]

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Collecting seed to save a species

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Biosecurity, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, myrtle rust, Native plants, New Zealand Government, plants, Public Sector, seed collection, seeds, staff  /  Comments Off on Collecting seed to save a species

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Collecting seed to save a species Myrtle rust is a fungal disease affecting New Zealand’s native Myrtaceae family. More than 60 million Myrtaceae seeds have been collected for long term storage to future proof these plants from the disease. Technical Threats Advisor Jacqui Bond has […]

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Monday Marks the Start of Something New for Misty

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Arts and Design, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, General News, MIL NZ OSI, misty ratima, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, NZ project runway, Project Runway, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Te Manga Māori, te reo maori tutor, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Monday Marks the Start of Something New for Misty

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 6 mins ago Misty Ratima, fashion designer and EIT tutor spoke in te reo at the launch of Project Runway. Photo Credit Tom Hollow After Monday, Misty Ratima knows her life will change. And the fashion designer, EIT te reo Māori tutor, and mother of four who embraces […]

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Inspired by Toihoukura’s Authentic Approach

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Arts and Design, arts festival, Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, General News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus, Tertiary Education, Toihoukura  /  Comments Off on Inspired by Toihoukura’s Authentic Approach

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 10 mins ago From Whitecliff to EIT- arts degree student Gabrielle Kururangi After two years of studying arts in Auckland, Gabrielle Kururangi is enjoying the much more organic environment at Toihoukura, where she plans to finish her degree. Originally from Te Araroa, she wanted to return to the […]

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Stadium gets a makeover

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, construction course, Current Students, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT’s trades training, General News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus, Tertiary Education, trades students  /  Comments Off on Stadium gets a makeover

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 14 mins ago EIT trades class doing up Awapuni stadium changing rooms – Nicholas Pincott, Haykim Smith, Chantelle Abraham, Margaret Graham, Stephen Matchitt, Flavio Valdes Eastern Institute of Technology trades students have been helping Gisborne Tairawhiti Rugby League upgrade Awapuni Sports Stadium. The condition of the facility has […]

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Trades offer a great future for students

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Construction, Current Students, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT’s trades training, General News, maori and pacific island trades training, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Carpentry), New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus, Tertiary Education, trades students  /  Comments Off on Trades offer a great future for students

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti Home News Trades offer a great future for students 2 mins ago Mark van Wijk  The old belief that apprenticeships are only for those who can’t get into university is doing the construction industry a huge disservice, says construction manager Mark van Wijk of Currie Construction. Construction and […]

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Nailing down a fantastic future

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, construction course, Current Students, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT Tairawhiti, Future Students, General News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus, Tertiary Education, trades, Trades and Technology  /  Comments Off on Nailing down a fantastic future

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 6 mins ago At 23 Adam Newton is on track for a great career in the building industry, enjoying the variety of his work and friends he has made through the EIT building programme. Two years ago he was working in a pack house but started to feel […]

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New Hastings Learning Centre

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, eit hastings, eit hastings learning centre, eit hastings regional learning centre, General News, Heretaunga Street West, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New Hastings Learning Centre

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 1 min ago The staff at the Hastings Learning Centre Hastings’ new regional learning centre underscores EIT’s commitment to serving the needs of all its communities. The site, in Heretaunga Street West, has many pluses including greater foot traffic, its proximity to public transport and the opportunity it […]

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Dream Coming True In The Big Apple For EIT Student

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Arts and Design, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, ideaschool, James Johnson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Dream Coming True In The Big Apple For EIT Student

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 7 mins ago James Johnson on the set of American comedy television series, The Last O.G., being filmed in New York City At the end of 2016, James Johnson graduated with a screen production diploma from EIT’s Ideaschool and a determination to go to New York to build […]

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HB Magpie – EIT Student – Pouri Rakete-Stones

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, hb magpies, HBRU, Magpies, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Pouri Rakete-Stones, Sport, Recreation and Massage, Sports Scholars, staff, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education, Trades and Technology  /  Comments Off on HB Magpie – EIT Student – Pouri Rakete-Stones

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti Home News HB Magpie – EIT Student – Pouri Rakete-Stones 8 mins ago Pouri Rakete-Stones Initially I didn’t know what I wanted to do, whether to work or begin studying. I had a sit down with EIT and talked through some potential options. Going through the classes I’d […]

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