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Manukau Institute of Technology

Number of students

15000 approx

International students

1100 approx



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Manukau Institute of Technology, MIT, a government tertiary institution, is located just 15 kilometres south of the heart of Auckland City in the City of Manukau. The location combines the best features of city life, easy access to and from central, eastern and southern suburbs of Auckland, as well as proximity to so many surrounding attractions.


  • Trusted education provider - MIT has been awarded the highest possible rating, Category One, by NZQA in the latest review in 2016.
  • Specialised ESOL teaching and support - MIT is set up to support students who don't have English as their first language. We offer General English, IELTS preparation, IELTS testing and Foundation programmes (for academic studies).

  • Areas of study - MIT offers a wide range of academic programmes to choose from. We teach real skills, from real people, to help you get real results.

  • Graduate with real job experience - Your first day at MIT is like your first day on the job. At MIT you’ll develop industry-specific skills and knowledge with real hands-on experience.  Many of our programmes include structured student projects with innovative businesses. Our staff leading these programmes will work closely with you and New Zealand industry leaders to make sure your training gives you the practical skills and knowledge you need to succeed in today’s competitive job market.

  • International student support - You'll be supported throughout your study journey; from application, to landing in New Zealand, and through your studies to getting your dream job.

  • Personalised teaching - With many of our classes being small, our tutors even know you by name.

  • NZ Government  tertiary education institute - MIT's purpose is to deliver theoretical teaching with  practical industry-specific skills and experience employers want.

  • Recognised world-class educators - New Zealand’s institutes of technology are recognised globally as having first rate facilities, technologies and teaching approaches. MIT is one of New Zealand’s largest, high quality institutes of technology.

  • Discover Auckland- Auckland is regularly ranked one of the world’s most liveable cities. Its beautiful beaches, bush-clad ranges and busy urban centres make it a world-class city. Auckland enjoys a temperate climate. Summers are dry and warm with daytime temperatures averaging 19–25ºC, while winter temperatures are a little cooler, averaging between 12–18ºC.

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Manukau Institute of Technology
MIT Otara Campus, 53 Otara Road
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Phone number

+64 9 968 8000


MIT Manukau, Manukau Institute of Technology, New Zealand Maritime School - City Campus, MIT Mahurangi, MIT TechPark Campus, Shift E-tec (East Tamaki Campus)

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