Southern Institute of Technology

The Southern Institute of Technology offers over 250 programmes in a wide range of subjects and New Zealand qualifications.

We’re the HOME of the SIT ZERO FEES, SIT2LRN Distance Learning online, Music and Audio industry protégés – Music & Audio Institute of New Zealand – MAINZ and the iconic Telford Campus who have been a major part of New Zealand’s farming history.



Goldsmith Baynes release single/video ‘Hie Kawe i a Au’

8  Aug, 2022
Goldsmith Baynes are set to release latest single & video ‘Hei Kawei i a Au’, out Friday 5th August on Meow Jazz. The fourth single off their forthcoming debut album ‘E Rere...

World Premiere: New Musical 25 Years in the Making

5  Aug, 2022
From its inception more than two decades ago, to its recent completion and upcoming stage debut, 18 Eden Avenue puts the talent of born and bred Southlanders in the spotlight; a proper musical to...

SIT HyFlex Introduction Sees Early Success

27  Jun, 2022
Southern Institute of Technology’s newest mode of programme delivery for students was introduced in the first semester this year – HyFlex Delivery; it has recently...

SIT students to represent Southland in Gymnastic Nationals

21  Jun, 2022
Southland Gymnastics recently announced its team for 2022, and includes two Southern Institute of Technology students who are hoping to excel at the national competition in less than a month,...


  • SIT Music Performances Back in Semester Two

    Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Location: Centrestage & Te Rau O Te Huia Creative Centre

    Mark it in your diary now - SIT lunchtime music performances start again on July 22nd. A hallmark of SIT Music and Audio Production programmes, the Friday lunchtime performances help to prepare SIT students for a real career in the real music and audio production industries.

  • Open Day

    Time: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Location: SIT Hansen Hall, SIT Creative Centre

    Come along to SIT’s Open Day. Explore your study options and our amazing facilities.

  • Pasifika Open Night

    Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Location: Pacific Islanders Advisory & Cultural Trust (PIACT) Hall

    The Southern Institute of Technology Ltd., (SIT) in collaboration with the Pacific Island Advisory & Charitable Trust (PIACT) invite you to attend the Pasifika Open Night.

    Come along and learn about the education and training opportunities, and the support services we offer to our Pasifika learners. It will be a night for discussions mixed in with entertainment and light  refreshments.

  • SIT Kids Concerts 20th Anniversary Show 2022

    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location: SIT Centrestage Theatre

    This year the SIT Kids Concerts celebrate their 20th Anniversary! For the past two decades thousands of pre-schoolers and primary school children have danced and sung their way through songs such as “Shotgun” and “I’m a Believer” at our free concerts performed by SIT Contemporary Music students.