Ngaere is out there doing it!
My PIHMS Journey During my time at PIHMS I met a lot of wonderful, impactful, and amazing people and lifelong friends from a variety of backgrounds. PIHMS helped me a lot with my confidence and it still to this day is building. No two days are ever the same. PIHMS taught me a range of…Read More
PIHMS Hotel Leader Conference 2022
Conference Overview The PIHMS 2022 Hotel Leaders Conference included panel discussions with 21 hotel industry leaders from across New Zealand and Australia exploring topics such as industry trends, innovation, sustainability, employee wellbeing, risk management, supply chain issues, and employment opportunities. The keynote speaker was Dr David Williamson from AUT, who presented findings from hospitality and…Read More
From a PIHMS student to a PIHMS lecturer and everything in between!
Lan’s journey I joined PIHMS in 2016 as an international postgraduate student. Despite my previous experience in the hotel industry in Vietnam, PIHMS gave me a solid foundation to navigate that transitional period by equipping me with practical knowledge about the industry and immersing me in a friendly, culturally diverse environment. PIHMS helped me secure…Read More
One last catch up with the PIHMS Student President!
I am Lachlan Kettlewell, a 20-year-old PIHMS student and I am in the final year of my degree. Hailing from Whakatane in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand’s sunshine capital, I would say that growing up my life has always steered me into a career in hospitality. Growing up I spent my school holidays working in…Read More
Luke Hassan Balances PIHMS Study and Javelin
The PIHMS journey My time at PIHMS has been incredible – a real eye-opener into the industry, and has shown me what to expect once we are let out into the world. At PIHMS we get to see all aspects of the the Hotel and Hospitality Industry, and this separates it from other universities.…Read More
Life after being a PIHMS Degree Graduate
My time at PIHMS opened my eyes to an entirely new world, it showed me a life that I had been missing out on! I loved having the opportunity to meet new people every day, living with my friends and all having the same shared interests. Being a part of the PSA was the most…Read More
The Changing Environment of the Industry
The New Zealand Hospitality sector is constantly changing, and something that has changed over the past couple of years are the salaries & wages that employees are receiving within the industry. Here is a snapshot of the changes and what this means for students that are currently completing their degree in hospitality, have completed their…Read More
Events Became Esha’s Calling!
My time at PIHMS was very interesting to say the least. I learnt many things both inside and outside of the institute that have helped me in life. Besides the obvious of learning academics and the operations of PIHMS, I learnt a lot about teamwork, and I created some amazing connections and friendships that I…Read More
From playing pretend hotels, to real life Hotels!
Meet Lacey Rayoni! She is currently completing her second Industry Placement as part of her three year Degree in Napier. As a child I always had access to the hospitality environment with my aunty who managed a local restaurant in Hawera and then a reputable catering organisation. I have always had a hospitable personality as…Read More
Emma Nguyen, takes on Recruiting for Cordis Auckland!
“My time at PIHMS was wonderful. It really set me up for my career.” What really set PIHMS out is the 10-week operations training. I found myself using every piece of advice from my FO lectures, which could have taken me years of experience to learn. My last job was as a front office duty…Read More