MIT announces new Technology Park

13 March 2019 

MIT has announced a new centre of excellence for Engineering and Trades education in South Auckland.

News of the breaking ground ceremony was recently featured in the NZ Herald, Māori Television and Newstalk ZB.

The modern 9000 m2, purpose-built facility will be located across the road from MIT Manukau in close proximity to the Manukau bus and railway stations.

Technology Park will bring all the institute’s trades and engineering schools under one roof for the first time since MIT was founded almost 50 years ago, these include:

  • Building and Civil Construction.
  • Engineering.
  • Plumbing and Gasfitting.
  • Refrigeration.
  • Electrical.
  • Automotive.

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff welcomed the announcement: “Creating a vibrant centre for technology, education and commerce will bring new opportunities to those living in South Auckland. Its position in the heart of Manukau will also reinforce Council’s plans to transform and regenerate this area," he said.

Construction is scheduled to begin in March 2019 and is expected to be completed in mid-2020.

Images of the building, including a fly-through video

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