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  • MIT Council announces new appointment

    Manukau Institute of Technology Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Parussini as a new council member.

  • MIT partners with Vodafone and Fisher & Paykel

    MIT’s Faculty of Business and IT have recently announced key partnerships with Vodafone and Fisher & Paykel. The New Zealand Certificate in Contact Centres (Level 3) now offers much needed hands-on work experience to better prepare them for the New Zealand workforce.

  • MIT plumber wins gold at WorldSkills NZ

    At just 20 years old, Hunter Turner has just been named New Zealand’s best young plumber.

    The Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) graduate beat tough contenders from all over New Zealand during the vocational skills competition in Hamilton last weekend (Oct 1-2).

  • Not enough chefs in the kitchen: MIT announces drive to train local chefs

    As Immigration New Zealand reviews whether to keep chef visas on its skills shortage list, Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) is calling for more South Auckland people to train as chefs, in preparation for an explosion in demand.

  • New leader aims to get more people into education

    Helping get more people in South Auckland into great jobs is the key focus for Gus Gilmore, who starts his tenure as Chief Executive of Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) this week.

  • Getting kids into coding: JHack 2016

    160 Auckland teens are in fierce competition to design and build their own computer game, as part of a junior hackathon organised by MIT and Microsoft New Zealand on 24 September 2016.

  • Gold star rating for MIT in latest educational performance review

    NZQA gives MIT a Category One approval

    Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) has achieved the highest possible rating, Category One, in the recent External Evaluation and Review (EER) by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).

  • Students turn up the heat in culinary competition

    Aspiring young chefs from around New Zealand will be sharpening their knives in a bid to impress some of country’s most successful chefs and win the country’s premier secondary schools student culinary competition.

    Nine regional winning teams will battle it out at the grand final of the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge (NSSCC) being held at Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland on 30th August.

  • Toe Pune appointed as Principal of the MIT Tertiary High School

    A NEW LEADER IN ENGAGING YOUTH IN EDUCATION

    Young people disengaged from conventional education have a new advocate, with the appointment of Toe Pune as Principal of the Manukau Institute of Technology Tertiary High School (MIT THS) in Ōtara, South Auckland.

  • Out of the shadows: Getting teen girls into tech

    Auckland – Hundreds of Auckland schoolgirls will later this month have a hands on experience how some of New Zealand’s most hi-tech companies such as Air New Zealand, Microsoft and Vodafone operate.