Student success

MIT is all about community and people coming together to help each other succeed to the best of their ability and Te Tari Mātauranga Māori back your success by providing a home away from home and a central hub of all things Māori at Ngā Kete Wānanga Marae.

As well as the events and workshops we run, our staff can help you navigate your education journey by pointing you in the direction of other MIT services and organisations listed below such as:

Student support

MIT offers help and support for all those who study and work. You can access a range of services at our campus including Ask Me! Student services, library and learning support, counsellors, chaplains, career and employment solutions, disability services, and tech services.

Student support


Studying can be fun but sometimes we need a bit of extra help, motivation or encouragement.

Whether it’s sorting out your travel options to and from class, creating a home-study plan, help finding financial assistance, or support with an issue that’s affecting your study we’re here to help connect you with what you need to succeed. Get in touch with our dedicated team if you need support with -

Contact our Student Support team
0800 696 487


There are scholarships and grants available to Māori students to help with your study, including those offered by community organisations, government departments and businesses.

Youth Guarantee Programme

Manukau Institute of Technology has free spaces for young people to study and gain Level 3 certificate qualification. This will help you to get the skills and qualifications for great jobs, over a wide range of industries.

For more information, contact Ask Me! Advisors who can assist you.

Māori and Pasifika Trades Training

The Auckland Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) scholarship programme is an initiative to encourage young Māori and Pasifika people to gain trade qualifications, New Zealand apprenticeships and employment.

Contact our MPTT team for more information:
022 068 9290

Te Ara Oranga

If you are Māori and Pasifika and choose to study nursing or health with MIT, you’ll get support throughout your journey from study to employment with Te Ara Oranga (TAO).

Find out more about Te Ara Oranga