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27 Mar 2020

New Zealand’s ANZ Premiership along with community netball have been suspended for the foreseeable future whilst the Beko Netball League has been cancelled for 2020.

23 Mar 2020

The Government have just announced Monday 23rd March 1.45pm that from tomorrow Tuesday 24th March NZ will be at level 3 in the COVID-19 control system for 48 hours and then transitioning into level 4 for 4 weeks.


All non-essential businesses and services throughout NZ will stop. All SIT campuses and our Childcare Centre will therefore close down over this period.

20 Mar 2020

Gutted. There's no other way to describe the feeling at SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks' HQ. As you may be aware the 2020 Sal's NBL season has been officially postponed.

18 Mar 2020

Many of you will be aware that the Invercargill Chartered Accounting firm Findex have closed their offices and sent staff home to self-isolate for a period of time because a staff member who had travelled overseas has been confirmed to have COVID-19.

17 Mar 2020

The New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology Establishment Board (the Establishment Board) is today announcing directors for the boards of subsidiary Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs), effective from 1 April 2020.

04 Mar 2020

The Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel are set to push for a fourth consecutive Finals Series appearance in the upcoming 2020 ANZ Premiership.

03 Mar 2020

The Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel have announced a strong coaching line-up for the 2020 ANZ Premiership season.

03 Mar 2020

Southland teenager Corbin Strong, in his first year in an elite world championship, has won the Points race at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Berlin.

27 Feb 2020

Five third-year nursing students at Southland Institute of Technology have created a successful peer mentorship programme.

24 Feb 2020

Southlander Ethan Flack has carved out a successful career as a chef in the UK. Over the years he’s always returned to Southland to visit family, mentors and friends, giving back into the community who nurtured his beginnings.

21 Feb 2020

Ella Caves, Malcolm Dillon, Marc Ludlow, Olivia McCorkindale and Jenna McLellan all have three things in common: firstly, they are recipients of the WRONZ /NZWCA Wool Technology Scholarship (2019). Secondly, they are passionate about the wool industry..

18 Feb 2020

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) student Josh Clarke’s final year project and presentation for his New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (NZDE), is a winner. Josh was awarded the national prize in the NZDE Best Engineering Project entitled “Meat Tubing Machine Design Project”.

14 Feb 2020

Looking to up skill this year? Enrolments are now being taken for the following blended delivery programmes at SIT’s Telford Campus: Project Management, Interior Décor and Photography. A blended delivery programme means you will study from the comfort of your own home, with your learning supplemented by a series of workshops.

14 Feb 2020

Gina Crampton and Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit are set to continue their co-captaincy of the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel for the 2020 ANZ Premiership season.

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