About us

Welcome to the New Zealand Maritime School.

With a history going back some 70 years, our maritime school has established itself as the premier provider of maritime and logistics training in New Zealand.

As part of the Manukau Institute of Technology, we have access to the support, resources and facilities of a large tertiary institution, but still maintain our unique culture and identity. We are here to help you start or progress your career in the maritime and freight logistics industries, offering you the nation's largest pool of industry experts to provide the training you will need to get the job you want.

Whether by land or by sea, you'll learn from experts in a hands-on, practical environment. Qualified maritime and logistics professionals are in demand here and worldwide, so join us now to get your career moving.

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  • Our people

    The New Zealand Maritime School is staffed by an experienced and dedicated team of trained lecturers who have a background…

  • Why choose NZMS

    Shipping, logistics and freight are industries at the heart of modern society.These high technology and customer-driven services are playing an…

  • Our campuses

    The main New Zealand Maritime School campus is located on the waterfront in downtown Auckland. Maritime programmes are offered in…

  • NZMS Simulation Centre

    The New Zealand Maritime School has purpose built training simulators that provide real-world experience for our students and prepare them…

  • Our industry partners

    Companies and stakeholders we engage with include:Maritime New ZealandMaritime New Zealand (MNZ) is the national maritime regulatory, compliance and response…

  • Our graduates

    Matthew Hope-JohnsonNZMS graduate cruising into a great maritime careerNew Zealand Maritime School graduate Matthew Hope-Johnson is a Marine Engineer for…