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  • MIT Students Win Gold at the NZ Flower and Garden Show

    Congratulations to the staff and students at Manukau Institute of Technology School of Floristry, who won gold at the NZ Flower and Garden Show – New Zealand’s version of the Chelsea Flower Show.

  • Late Tongan Queen recognized for contribution to Pacific Music

    Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) is proud to sponsor the MIT Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the 2019 Pacific Music Awards.

    This year’s award honours the late Queen Salote III of Tonga who is well known for her contributions to Pacific music through compositions of both song and poetry which celebrated the preservation and revitalisation of Tongan culture, language and customary traditions.

  • Ethically engaging the theatre audience

    Award-winning playwright and MIT lecturer Jason Te Mete is taking the class on the road to perform his play Over My Dead Body: LITTLE BLACK BITCH at Wellington’s BATS Theatre.

    Twenty students from the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Performing Arts) class will take part in the production to be staged as part of Kia Mau Festival (4-8 June).

  • MIT launches new strategic plan

    Manukau Institute of Technology today (10 April 2019) launched their new Strategic Plan (2019-2023).

  • MIT signs deal with the Blues

    No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.

    That’s the culture Manukau Institute of Technology’s School of Sport lives by and the approach MIT is taking into its new partnership with the Blues.

  • Study with Counties Manukau Rugby

    Many of the greatest names in the game have started out with Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union and in 2019 MIT School of Sports students will be able to study at the Steelers home ground for a diploma-level qualification.

  • MIT releases five-year plan for Pasifika success

    New Zealand’s largest tertiary educator of Pasifika students today announced a plan to unlock the full potential of this growing group of learners.

  • MIT announces new Technology Park

    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 m3, purpose-built facility will be located across the road from MIT Manukau in close proximity to the Manukau bus and railway stations.

  • Recognising our Premier Teaching Award winner, Ann Khan

    MIT recently recognised its staff who make a big difference to the institute and to the lives of students. IT lecturer, Ann Khan from the School of Business Services won the Premier Award for Excellence in Teaching.

  • MIT helps to meet demand for early childhood educators

    Manukau Institute of Technology is committed to providing opportunities to a greater number in the community through blended learning programmes that allow students to balance work and study.