Te ao Tāpoi me te Manaaki Tāngata

Cookery, Hospitality 
and Tourism

Chris Fortune 

Culinary tutor

Meet our Cookery, Hospitality and Tourism tutors

Our tutors will connect you with local industry operators, allowing the opportunity to make valuable contacts, and potentially even land a job before you graduate.

Poppie McLaren

Lots of people ask me, 'What's it like learning at NMIT?', and I say, it's like you're at school but you're at school with a family, because it's so much more than just a course."  

Merouane Rahal

Culinary tutor

Phillip Reay

Hospitality tutor

Jo Bain

Hospitality tutor

Be a part of an industry that is evolving in exciting new ways and driving New Zealand forward.


Te Tunu Kai

It’s an exciting time to be at the forefront of the local food scene and be a part of building the future industry in Te Tauihu (Top of the South). Our expert tutors, who are all renowned chefs in their own right, will support you on your journey, helping to connect you with local businesses and sharing their passion for food. 


Hospitality and Tourism

Manaakitanga me Te Ao Tāpoi

Learn how you can be a part of an industry that promotes New Zealand’s top attractions and destinations. 
Our students are provided with a dynamic place to study and programmes that offer great support, industry experience, and the opportunity to be at the forefront of a new wave of hospitality and tourism.   


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Discuss your goals, study options and how to fit study around your commitments.

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