Disability support services

Tautoko Hauā

Empowering ability and success

Our Disability office is open to support students during the current lockdown and we can be contacted via:

There is also information available via the Ministry of Health website which may be useful:

COVID-19: Information for disabled people and their family and whānau | Ministry of Health NZ

Our Disability Support Services are here to support you get the full benefits of studying at MIT. We strive to make our campuses more welcoming, accessible and inclusive for students with impairments to support their participation and achievement goals.

Services we offer to enrolled students may include:

  • Note-takers
  • Exam adjustments
  • Screening for Dyslexia/Dyscalculia
  • Screening for Irlens Syndrome
  • New Zealand Sign Language Interpreters
  • Adaptive technology such as digital recorders, specific software.

Please be aware we do not provide in class or workshop teacher aide type of support and the above services are an indication only. Specific supports will be discussed at initial meeting with disability staff.

All students with disabilities/impairments are encouraged to contact Disability Support for further information before commencing study. This is to ensure a wraparound of your support needs are in place as required.

Bring with you supporting documentation about your impairment and any information you have about your course including your timetable (if you already have this).

View FAQ's or contact us for more information.


MIT Ōtara north campus, Dilworth Building, NA Block, Gate 12, Ōtara Road, Ōtara.

Email: disability@manukau.ac.nz

Phone: (09) 968 7668

Viber/text: (027) 568 7669

Available at all MIT Satellite campuses by appointment.

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