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, Whitieria has grown to become a highly respectable Tertiary Institution in Wellington, Porirua and Auckland.
We have highly-skilled teaching and support staff who work hard to support you every step of the way, with over 200 programmes of study covering masters, postgraduates, degree, diploma and certificate levels along with a number of short courses.
We welcome learners at every life stage: school leavers. University graduates, those preparing to re-enter the workforce. and current workers wanting to upskill or retain. We have a wide range of excellent support services to ensure you achieve your career goals.
Located just 20 minutes from Wellington City, the Porirua campus boasts one of New Zealand's most beautiful sites for a tertiary institution. Whitireia offerings delivered from Porirua include automotive, business, construction trades, early childhood education, hospitality, information technology, nursing, paramedic, social services, and toi poutama.
The Whitireia Auckland campus offers English, business, hospitality, teaching, digital design and IT programmes. We have learning support services tailored to the needs of international and domestic students, a dedicated library with the ability to access resources housed in the main library at Porirua. The Auckland campus also acts as host to Computer Power Plus, the New Zealand Radio Training School and programmes from our strategic partner WelTec.
Based in Dixon Street, the Wellington campus hosts some of our business, information technology and foundation education offerings. It was previously home to our media and communications programmes, including creative writing, journalism, publishing and radio, which are now offered at our Te Auaha campus.
Te Kāhui Auaha Campus
Te Kāhui Auaha is our new campus in the heart of Wellington, housing the creative programmes of both Whitireia and WelTec.