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 our contemporary campuses in Wellington, Porirua, Kāpiti and Auckland. Whitireia is committed to teaching what employers want you to know. Over 120 programmes of study are offered covering masters, 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.