Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is the largest tertiary provider in the Bay of Plenty and the third largest institute of technology in New Zealand.
We are home to more than 14,000 students, more than 1,000 staff, and we offer more than 150 programmes ranging from certificate to post-graduate level.
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is an amalgamation of two high performing institutions - Bay of Plenty Polytechnic in Tauranga, and Waiariki Institute of Technology in Rotorua. The institutions merged in May 2016 to better meet the education and employment needs of the region.
Logistics Training Centre
Our Logistics Training Centre is a fully functioning warehouse located in Mount Maunganui. Established with the full support of industry, its the only training facility of its kind in the country. The warehouse provides a real, hands-on learning environment where our Road Transport students pick up and deliver loads to the warehouse, our Warehousing and Distribution students unload and store goods and, to complete the cycle, consignments are released from the warehouse and delivered back to the clients.
Situated on 20 hectares on the southern end of the city limits, Mokoia Campus students are surrounded by beautiful forests and a scenic reserve, with views to mountains and geysers. Mokoia is always evolving and new buildings include a recreation centre and a centrally located amphitheatre near our marae. The amphitheatre is a popular spot for on-campus entertainment when the sun is shining.
Our Taupō campus is only three minutes from the town centre, and surrounded by the areas natural geothermal phenomena, national parks, New Zealand’s largest lake and ski area's. As a student at Taupō campus you'll enjoy some great services: Free Wi-Fi Free confidential counselling services Hair salon – open at set times to the public and students with discounted prices Student Common Room with access to computers and study area, and microwave and oven Assistance with StudyLink
Located midway between Taupo and Hamilton, our campus in Tokoroa is perfectly situated in the middle of town. This is an ideal location for students interested in New Zealand’s farming, forestry, timber, or paper industries.
Waipa Campus – TITC (Timber Industry Training Centre) is the only dedicated training facility in the country to operate a working sawmill and wood manufacturing plant. It’s a five minute drive from Mokoia Campus. Waipa Campus is well known in the forestry and timber industries, having provided training in wood processing and sawmilling for many years. The campus has a process flow of timber from the training sawmill to the high temperature kilns and onto timber machining and treating. This enables integrated saw milling, saw doctoring, drying, preservation, and timber machining training to occur on site.
Our Whakatāne campus is located in New Zealand’s Sunshine Capital, only a few of kilometres from some of our country’s best beaches. Students studying at the Whakatāne campus will find the region a great place to get involved in the forestry, horticulture, fishing, and tourism industries.
Tauranga's main campus is located on the southern side of the city, set on 24 hectares of trees and gardens. Windermere Campus, or ‘Windy’ as it’s affectionately known, features modern lecture theatres, state-of-the-art trades workshops built to emulate industry, purpose-built laboratories, fashion studios, a restaurant, three cafés, a beauty salon, music recording studio and radio station, as well as Te Pare a Ruahine, our fantastic heated pool and gym. Windermere’s most recent addition is the impressive Te Ara o Mauao, the first building in a four-part campus redevelopment planned to roll out over the next 10 to 15 years. The multi-story Te Ara o Mauao is the main base for our creative arts students and features a sound recording studio and purpose-built art, graphic, photography and creative art spaces.