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MAINZ Christchurch Campus

MAINZ Christchurch is a friendly campus that offers you specialised training in accredited, recognised programmes. Our facilities are well equipped to offer programmes in Audio Engineering, Live Sound & Event Production and DJ & Electronic Music Production.

Christchurch has a strong tradition of live and recorded music making.

The city has a cutting-edge music scene which is historically noted for its opportunity, creativity and innovation. The live music venues provide a base for established artists, and also showcase new and emerging talent.

As Christchurch develops, following an unprecedented rebuild, it is establishing itself as the country's most dynamic place to study, work and live. The latest infrastructure is complemented by up-to-date technology, modern new-builds with a strong emphasis on safety and a thriving artistic community. 

MAINZ's High St Campus is in the heart of this evolving city. It has been refurbished with recording studios, computer labs and a wide range of specialist equipment. There is also a live sound space at King Edward Terrace, 15 minutes from the city centre, that provides a modern and purpose-fit audio production complex. 

Student FAQ - MAINZ Transfer to SIT


MAINZ will transfer to Southern Institute of Technology on 31 January 2018.

You will receive a new SIT student number which will be different to your previous MAINZ ID. Your new ID card will be issue during your first week of study.

No, you can stay at your current MAINZ campus.

If this is your first year of tertiary study, the Government's new fees-free policy may apply to you, to check your eligibility visit www.feesfree.govt.nz. If this is not your first year of study, fees will apply.

You need to ensure that you update your provider to Southern Institute of Technology via your MyStudyLink account.

Your VoS will be returned as "unknown" until the transition date of 31 January 2018. As long as you have fully completed your Studylink application, a confirmed VoS will be returned to Studylink after this date.

MAINZ Christchurch Campus

191 High Street
Christchurch 8011
New Zealand

Phone: (03) 365 9195
Free Phone from within NZ: 0800 264 426
Fax (03) 365 9193
Email: MainzCHCH@sit.ac.nz