MAINZ Christchurch Campus

MAINZ Recording Studio in ChristchurchMAINZ 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. 

Subjects & Qualifications Offered at MAINZ Christchurch Campus

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Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

Audio Production

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Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

* STAR/Gateway programmes are only offered to NZ Secondary Schools

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Important Dates

Below are the semester dates for MAINZ Christchurch. Please note that these are indicative dates only.

Semester One 2019

  • First part of semester (9 weeks): 11 February - 12 April
  • Mid-semester break: 15 April - 26 April
  • Second part of semester (8 weeks): 29 April - 21 June
  • Semester break (3 weeks): 29 June - 12 July

Semester Two 2019

  • First part of semester (11 weeks): 15 July - 27 September
  • Mid-semester break (2 weeks): 30 September - 11 October
  • Second part of semester (6 weeks): 14 October - 22 November

Academic Ceremonies

  • Certificate Graduatation (mid-year) - 15 August
  • Award Ceremony - 3 December
  • Graduation Ceremonies (degree/diploma) - 13 December
  • Certificate Graduation - 19 December
  • Christchurch Graduation - 20 December


  • 19th April - Good Friday

School Holidays

  • 15th - 26th April
  • 8th - 19th July
  • 30th September - 11th October

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