CPIT in the news

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Check out the links below where CPIT is mentioned in the news media.

16 November 2014: A Canterbury driver training school owner has linked up with CPIT to provide a career path for those wanting to drive trucks and heavy vehicles.

12 November 2014: Fashion and Beauty talk to up-and-coming designer Georgia Currie  

10 November 2014: Dan Barrett has gone from CPIT to hanging out with royalty and A-list movie stars at the Oscars.

6 November 2014: Tourism students visit Dawn Princess in Auckland.

2 Nobember 2014: CE Kay Giles speaks at TEDxChristchurch 

28 October 2014: CPIT travel students aboard Dawn Princess Superliner  

22 October 2014: Study changed Maxine's life 

14 October 2014: Rockets in flight on CTV news 

14 October 2014: CPIT's free robotic workshop is featured on CTV news 

1 October 2014: CPIT plans new $30mil central city building 

20 September 2014: CPIT graduate Jack Tame inspires at Spring Graduation 

1 September 2014: CPIT fashion graduate Georgia Currie attracts international following.

19 August 2014: CPIT Trades graduates are taking on the world by impressing directors of some of the top firms in the industry.

13 August 2014: CPIT graduate Georgia Currie is part of New Zealand's new fashion order

8 August 2014: CPIT nursing student wins Spark prize. 

2 August 2014: Listener, New Zealand Gland On The Run

1 August 2014: CPIT Music Arts graduate reaches No 1. 

30 July 2014: The Star - Games Reunite father and son

30 July 2014: Graduate Tony Astle in The Press. 

23 July 2014: Maori Language Week at CPIT. 

21 May 2014: CPIT's involvement in the new Christchurch Health Precinct

10 May 2014: CPIT Jazz graduate smashes guitar to raise funds to study in NYC.

2 April 2014: CPIT's edible books competition features in the New Zealand Herald

3 March 2014: Aranui Pupil wins Rika scholarship.

27 January 2014: Radio New Zealand talks about CPIT adding a new degree - Māori Language and Indigenous Studies programme to our language and culture programmes offered by Te Puna Wānaka.

15 January 2014: Te Karaka talks to CPIT graduate Adam Lord about his achievements after graduating from He Toki ki te Rika. 

3 January 2014: Stuff talks to CPIT's Bachelor of Design student Elias Tyro about his new New Regent Street tattoo store and how tattoos aren't supposed to fulfill a trend or fashion; it's a "symbolic adornment".

2 January 2014: CPIT graduate Daniel McQueen's love of fonts business gets featured on Stuff.

19 December 2013: Māori in danger of losing te reo - the census reveals a decline in the number of Māori fluent in Te Reo. 

9 December: CPIT's CEO Kay Giles talks to Plains FM about the highlights and key events for the past year.

26 November 2013: Voxy talks innovative architectural projects on display at CPIT - a showcase of CPIT's third year Architectural Studies students' work. 

25 November 2013: Stuff features CPIT's annual PITCH fashion show filling 900 seats at The Tannery.

25 November 2013: CPIT Arts tutor Henry Sunderland talks about a 'toy shop with a difference' with Plains FM.

21 November 2013: The Press features CPIT's Certificate in Design students' Toy Shop exhibition at the Sumner Art Window on Marriner St.

20 November 2013: CPIT's PITCH is featured in The Press with a spotlight on the new location and a fresh lot of young designers.

11 November 2013: Plains FM talks to Sela Faletolu about the weekend's performance of Speak Your Truth.

11 November 2013: The Press features CPIT student Joy Lalahi winning inaugural top female trades student award at the annual Trades Innovation Institute celebration of achievement.

6 November 2013: NewstalkZB talks to CPIT's Chief Executive Kay Giles about our Campus Master Plan and the implications it has on CPIT's growth and modernisation of buildings.

14 October 2013: CPIT's Career Counsellor Lynda talks to Plains FM talks about how people can start making career choices for 2014 now.

4 October 2013: Stuff features government's $18.9 million funding to CPIT's Trades training.

20 September 2013: The Press features CPIT's nursing graduands - a mother and daughter who graduate together at CPIT's Spring Graduation.

18 September 2013: Honey for sale by CPIT's Food and Hospitality gets featured in The Press.

16 September 2013: CPIT's Food and Hospitality tutor David Spice talks to Plains FM about CPIT made honey.

2 September 2013: Mat Goodman talks about his concerns that plastic water bottles are having on our environment and his plans for creating awareness starting at CPIT with Plains FM.

26 August 2013: Fresh talks about CPIT's team winning top culinary competition Toque d'Or

21 August 2013: HospoNews features CPIT reclaiming the title of Nestlé Toque d'Or competition.

19 August 2013: NASDA's Jordan Nicholson and Ben Freeth chat about their production of the 60s rock musical hair on Plains FM.

18 August 2013: Māori Television features the success of He Toki ki te Rika, a Māori trade training programme set up in 2011 to help rebuild the city of Christchurch.

5 August 2013: Stuff talks about CPIT's Trades Innovation Institute and the CPIT Foundation.

5 August 2013: Plains FM talks to CPIT's Trades tutor Mick Cooke about CTC as a partnership between CPIT and Secondary schools.

31 July 2013: CPIT Fashion student Renuka Malik featured in The Press' Zest section after winning an excellence award at the Hokonui Fashion Design Awards and being selected to work with NOM*d and Annah Stretton.

29 July 2013: Radio New Zealand talks to Tessa McGregory about completing a He Toki ki te Rika programme.

29 July 2013: Stuff features He Toki ki te Rika's trainees boosting skills pool for Christchurch rebuild.

27 July 2013: New Zealand Herald features Tracey Howson a CPIT Bachelor of Nursing alumna was in charge of making sure all goes to plan for the newest member of the royal family.

16 July 2013: Nelson Mail features Nelson jazz musician Liam Ryan returning to Christchurch as CPIT's Performing Arts Manager.

8 July 2013: Plains FM talks to CPIT's culinary programmes manager Ryan Marshall.

5 July 2013: CPIT's Hana O'Regan reflects on Māori Language Week in The Press and talks about the positive implications of being more adorned with bilingual signs.

3 July 2013: CTV talks to Hemi Hoskins, CPIT's Te Puna Wānaka manager about Māori Language Week. (13:30)

2 July 2013: The Press features CPIT's Māori Language Week celebrations with tattooist Maia Gibbs showing his Ta Moko skills. 

24 June 2013: Plains FM talks to Manu Whata from CPIT's Te Puna Wānaka about the importance of Māori Language Week.

20 June 2013: Nelson Mail features renowned trombonist Scott Taitoko from CPIT's Jazz School joining the judging panel at the Nelson Youth Jazz Competition.

27 May 2013: Genevieve Togiaso nursing tutor at CPIT talks to Plains FM about CPIT's initiatives to encourage Pasifika engagement in health study.

13 May 2013: CPIT's Christine Brennan talks to Plains FM about CPIT supporting New Zealand Language week from the 13 - 17 May.

22 April 2013: Pegasus Post features second year social work student Shakira Van der Lem joining the New Brighton Project to help out with the busy community organisation.

22 April 2013: Plains FM talks to Peter Nock about CPIT's computing for free classes at Campus Connect.

14 April 2013: The Press coins CPIT as one of the quiet achievers of the struggling tertiary education sector.

8 April 2013: Plains FM talks to our Broadcasting School students about the fun activities to do in Christchurch.

5 April 2013: Radio New Zealand talks about the upcoming Māori Trades Training open evening on April 5. Sir Mark Solomon will be guest speaking on the evening to encourage whanau to join the programme.

1 April 2013: NZ Manufacturer looks at emerging technologies such as the 3D printer that is making manufacturing more efficient.

30 March 2013: The Press features CPIT's newly qualified graduates at our Autumn Graduation ceremony and talks about the already fully employed Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) class.

25 March 2013: Paul Norris talks to ScreenTalk about reinventing himself as an academic as the Head of New Zealand Broadcasting School.

18 March 2013: CPIT's Manu Whata talks to Plains FM about Te Puna Wānaka's Open Day coming up.

15 March 2013: Malaysia's R.AGE features CPIT's fashion graduate Phoebe Ratcliff-Reid and her Malaysian counterpart winning the Virtual Re-start Fashion Competition in Malaysia.

15 March 2013: HospoNews.co.nz features CPIT's degustation dinners in demand.

5 March 2013: The Press features CPIT designers who won gold at the Ellerslie International Flower Show.

4 March 2013: Plains FM talks to CPIT's Martin Trusttum about the launch of ArtBox.

27 February 2013: The Press checks out the ArtBox project's L-shaped pavilion.

25 February 2013: An article by The Press talks about the legacy of Rika Hyuga living on, through a scholarship - the Rika Fund worth more than $100,000 for CPIT

18 February 2013: Plains FM talks to CPIT's Yoshi Holmes about the Japanese languages available for study this year.

8 February 2013: The Press talks to Black Ferns prop Stephanie Te Ohaere-Fox starting her carpentry course at CPIT and passion to rebuild Christchurch.

7 February 2013: Stuff talks about CPIT's apprenticeship programmes and how our apprentices are helping with the rebuild.

4 February 2013: CPIT's Senior Lecturer in Sports Science, Health and Wellness talks to Plains FM about our new Human Nutrition specialisation.

1 February 2013: Breakfast covers Studio Christchurch's work on coming up with ideas for the city's blueprint. (1:21:40)

29 December 2012: The Press' article on CPIT's student numbers "ballooning" to pre quake figures.

18 December 2012: NASDA students performed a Christmas flash mob at Northland Mall foodcourt.

14 December 2012: CPIT's plumbing tutor Steve Woodbury has made a scale replica of the Anglican Cathedral. Read the story Inmates praised for cathedral replica featured in The Press.

28 November 2012: CPIT's new 3D printer was featured in Stuff with a clip of how it works.

27 November 2012: Scoop article on CPIT's students collaborating to bring colour into central Christchurch.

19 November 2012: Plain's FM Mornings talks about CPIT's Pitch fashion show.

12 October 2012: CPIT's Senior Chef Tutor Hugh Wall was featured on CTV News for his work with the Salvation Army for World Egg Day - feature on 10:30 of video. 

2 October 2012: CPIT was featured in this month's New Zealand Education Review - Postgrad & Research issue covering our research month.

26 September 2012: An article in Marlborough Express on two CPIT Jazz graduates in a Gypsy jazz trio swinging into Picton.

26 September 2012: People at the CPIT campus showed off their style on Stuff.com's What you were wearing: September 26.

24 September 2012: An interview with CPIT's Carolyn Shaw on Plains FM about our part time languages.

12 September 2012: A Scoop article on CPIT ranked top among New Zealand institutes of technology for students' successful completion of courses in 2011. 

7 September 2012: A Press article on CPIT's Martin Trusttum thinking outside the square about the ArtBox project 

4 September 2012: CPIT's Martin Trusttum is interviewed on Radio New Zealand on the Arts on Sunday Series listen to the Chambers at 241 story

22 August 2012: 3 News article featuring CPIT fashion graduate Yujia Wang NZ Fashion Week 2012: Silence Was 

22 August 2012: Story about CPIT graduates at MisteR featured in The Press Zest supplement Chch label can't afford Fashion Week 

18 August 2012: CPIT's Juan Pellegrino talks to the Press about his research on small to medium enterprises at CPIT with Department of Business academic manager Teresa Schwellnus.

16 August 2012: A Press story about the Sound sculpture by CPIT art and design graduate Chris Reddington selected for CPIT's quake commemoration.

8 August 2012: Story about He Toki KI Te Rika students featured on the front page of The Press Beneficiaries hired for rebuild

19 July 2012: Metropol Canterbury interviews CPIT's graphic design student Tom Coull about his debut exhibition at Soeur Design.

18 July 2012: A Press article on CPIT's restaurant tutors winning $20,000 for teaching excellence.

20 June 2012: A Press story about CPIT's Different Light Theatre Company's invitation to perform at a British festival.

26 May 2012: The Press features ArtBox as "A temporary long term solution"

2 February 2012: The Ministry for Culture and Heritage features the Council allocating funding to the arts. 

28 August 2011: ArtBox features in the Sunday Star Times.

26 May 2011: A Press article on 80 CPIT architecture students teaming with Gap Filler to bring temporary creative arts projects to vacant sites around Christchurch.

1 April 2010: A Stuff article on CPIT's third year Architecture student Pete Hodge's garden design wins gold at Ellerslie International Flower Show.