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SIT’s Zero Fees Scheme continues for 2024

Southern Institute of Technology

Welcome to SIT | Te Pūkenga. We provide tertiary-level education and are dedicated to equipping students with the skills, knowledge, and experience for a wide range of subjects and qualifications.

We have campuses in Invercargill, Queenstown, GoreChristchurch (including Music & Audio Institute of New Zealand - MAINZ) and online. We also have the Telford campus, which has been a major part of New Zealand’s farming history.



SIT Students awarded PM’s scholarships

21  Feb, 2024
Two SIT distance learners awarded the Prime Minister’s Scholarship, which provide educational experiences in Asia and Latin America, say the opportunity has truly been the icing on the cake...

SIT Engineering Tutor presents research internationally

9  Feb, 2024
SIT | Te Pūkenga Programme Manager and Engineering Tutor Carlo Gabriel presented his research internationally when he attended the recent Australasian Association of Engineering Education (AAEE)...

SIT Research Retreat expands

8  Feb, 2024

Organisers of the annual Southern Institute of Technology | Te Pūkenga research retreat have expanded the event this year to include staff from Otago Polytechnic (OP).

SIT Enrolled Nursing pass rate a perfect 100%

7  Feb, 2024

SIT | Te Pūkenga Enrolled Nursing graduates are consistently among the best in New Zealand with the latest Nursing Council exam pass rates remaining high.

Studying at Southern Institute of Technology | Te Pūkenga in 2024

Following the new Government’s announcement of its intention to disestablish Te Pūkenga | New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, please be assured that your programme of study or training will continue as planned while we work through the details of how this change will be implemented.

We are committed to ensuring that organisational changes that need to be made to meet the Government’s expectations do not impact on the delivery of our programmes and training for our learners and employers.

If you need access to learner support services or have any concerns, please Email us.


  • O-Week 2024

    Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Location: Southern Institute of Technology, Invercargill Campus

    All SIT students are welcome and encouraged to join our O-Week events for daily prizes, free food, entertainment, games and much more.