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Whether it's the success of our students, a community collaboration or fabulous new facilities, we've always got a story to share.

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  • Shining a spotlight on parentification in Aotearoa

    When Nadia Singh first learnt about the concept of parentification within her Bachelor of Applied Social Work Te Torino, she began to realise the process came close to home.

    “Initially, I didn’t know it was, but when I looked further into it, it became an illustration of my upbringing,” describes Nadia.

  • MIT graduate, Luke Gurnick as Executive Chef at LaValla Estate

    Luke Gurnick is the Executive Chef at LaValla Estate in Tuakau, which was announced the Wedding Industry Awards 2019 Supreme Winner – it’s third supreme title.

  • MIT awards first emeritus professorship to innovative education

    Manukau Institute of Technology has awarded the title of Emeritus Professor to Dr Stuart Middleton for his lifetime of leadership and advocacy ‘levelling the playing field’ in education.

  • Building a resilient construction and trades sector through education

    New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology’s Construction and Infrastructure Centre of Vocational Excellence (ConCoVE) will support learners to build long-term futures, developing and retaining the workforce the country needs.

    Manukau Institute of Technology has been chosen as the regional campus to host ConCoVE.

  • Matariki Market at MIT

    Nau Mai, Haere mai Whānau!

    Auckland Council and Manukau Institute of Technology are proud to present Te Kete Aronui Makers’ Market, a family-oriented, community event to celebrate Matariki.

    On Sunday 12 July, MIT Manukau will be where it’s at for music, kai, arts and crafts.

  • Building on a legacy of Māori healthcare

    Manukau Institute of Technology is launching a new qualification designed to attract more Māori to health careers and teach the skills they need to help address existing inequalities.

    Te Tohu Paetahi Tikanga Rangatira aa-Tapuhi, Bachelor of Nursing Māori (TTPTRT) is open to students from all backgrounds, preparing to deliver healthcare as a registered nurse with a particular focus on indigenous tikanga, reo and kaupapa.

  • Key appointment to building future nursing workforce

    MIT is welcoming new Head of Nursing, Associate Professor Deborah Rowe (Ngāi Tahu), as the institute increases its efforts to train a healthcare workforce to find innovative ways to address health disparities.

  • 'Whole of organisation' approach leads to award nominations

    Manukau Institute of Technology has been announced as a finalist in two categories of the Westpac Auckland Business Awards.

    These are Best Customer Service Delivery and Employer of the Year for the South and East regions.

  • Inspiring student wins education award after overcoming odds

    MIT social work student Te’i Tuiasau received the New Horizon Women’s Trust award on Saturday, an award given to women who have been given a second-chance at life through education.

  • MIT sharing knowledge of applied learning internationally

    We have recently welcomed a group of lecturers from technical institutes in Indonesia who will be with us for six weeks.