Whitireia is a government owned and funded tertiary institute of technology, known for its high student success rate and culturally diverse student body. Established in 1986, on the shores of the Porirua Harbour, Whitireia has grown to become a tertiary institution of choice for over 7,752 students, who study at one of its contemporary campuses in Wellington, Porirua, Kapiti and Auckland.

Whitireia is committed to teaching what employers want you to know. Over 120 programmes of study are offered covering master’s, postgraduate, degree, diploma and certificate levels along with a number of short courses. All programmes have been developed in conjunction with industry to offer excellent applied qualifications.

Their student support services and learning resources are exceptional and available to all who study here. These teamed with its unique campus culture and being the number one polytechnic in New Zealand for student success and course completion makes Whitireia a great place to learn.

For international students:

Whitireia New Zealand is a New Zealand government owned quality education provider recognised internationally for its large numbers of students from around the world.  At Whitireia, people are committed to catering for undergraduate and postgraduate levels of study.   Whitireia is also renowned for its industry links enabling it to consistently maintain current industry standards in its education leading to employment pathways.
Whitireia is highly regarded for its innovative teaching and research, demonstrating leadership in areas such as Health education, Social Sciences, Applied Business & Information Technology studies.

Our Locations
  • Auckland
    DX Box: CX10126 Level 2 450 Queen Street Auckland Central Auckland 1010