Manukau Institute of Technology


Jane Kostanich


4 Western Springs Road, Morningside, Auckland 1021

PO Box 52066, Symonds St, Auckland 1352
4 Western Springs Rd, Morningside, Auckland
Tel 09 815 8029 or 021 309 835

Co-Branch Presidents

Owen Ormsby

Alby Fitisemanu



Branch Committee List 2017-2018

Position Name Email Contact
Co-Branch Presidents Albert Fitisemanu

Owen Ormsby

Te Uepu Representative Owen Ormsby
Pasifika Rep Litia Matiseni-Sua


Women’s Representative Tania Parker
Rainbow Rep Alby Fitisemanu
Under 35s Rep Taarati Taiaroa
Allied Rep Mandy Ruciman
Construction Rep Rod Alley
Plumbing/Programme Leader Ron Heywood
Fabrication/Welding Rep Rod Horton
Automotive Rep Neil Plows
Electrical/Trades Rep John Brothers
Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Rep    
Maritime Rep Paul Sands
Social Services Rep Mel Wong
SSTS Rep    
Education Rep Cheryl Greenfield


Pathways to Employment Angela Yerkovich


Nursing Rep Steve McCabe
Creative Arts Rep &

Under 35

Taarati Taiaroa
Hospitality Rep Henry Spence
Business & IT Rep Tanya Parker

Mandy Runciman (Allied)

Maritime Rep Paul Sands

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