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Waiariki Institute of Technology

Overview

Established in 1978, Waiariki is one of the largest tertiary institutes outside the university centers. Originally developed as a centre for adult and trades education, Waiariki has been offering quality vocational studies for 29 years. Waiariki has a student population of around 9,000 full- and part-time students, of which 200 of these are from overseas. Waiariki began to offer bachelor degree Programmes in the early 1990s.

 

Waiariki  is the only New Zealand government-owned (public) tertiary education institution fully based in the Waiariki region which offers courses across campuses in Rotorua, Taupo, Tokoroa and Whakatane.

 

WHY STUDY AT WAIARIKI

Waiariki has a national reputation for our Forestry, Tourism, Hospitality and Nursing Programmes.  Waiariki has strong links to local and national training and governmental bodies ensuring students obtain relevant and job-ready qualifications when they graduate.  Waiariki is known for its high level of student support and prides itself on ensuring that the needs of its students are met with the provision of its excellent services and facilities. The institution offers a small classroom environment, maximizing individual attention and learning. Tutorial support is also available in many forms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Location & Facilities

CAMPUSES

ROTORUA (MOKOIA CAMPUS)
Rotorua is well-known as the heartland of Maori culture and geothermal activity. Rotorua city is located on the southern shore of Lake Rotorua in the Bay of Plenty, North Island of New Zealand. The Rotorua district also includes a number of rural and lakeside communities

 

 

TAUPO CAMPUS
Taupo features as one of New Zealand’s favourite holiday destinations. The township borders the northern shoreline of Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake.

 

TOKOROA CAMPUS
Tokoroa is located in the South Waikato District, an area with natural beauty, situated between forests with towering pines and dairy farming in the green rolling hills.   The Tokoroa campus is conveniently located in downtown Tokoroa.

 

WHAKATANE CAMPUS

Whakatane, the Pacific jewel of the Eastern Bay of Plenty, has a river mouth boat harbour, spacious ocean beaches and fertile countryside. The Whakatane campus is located about 6 kilometres from the central business district, and offers plenty of free on-campus parking.

 

Auckland (3 hours by car or 30 minutes by plane)
Hamilton (approx. 1 hour by car)
Mt Maunganui (45 minutes by car)
Taupo (1 hour by car)

 

ACCOMODATION

Waiariki Institute of Technology has two fully accredited accommodation options for international students:

 

HOSTEL ACCOMMODATION:-
Waiariki House is hostel accommodation conveniently located in the centre of Rotorua city. It takes just minutes to walk to public transport, the famous Polynesian Spa, beautiful Lake Rotorua, Government Gardens, the Blue Baths, restaurants, cafés and shopping areas.


Waiariki House has single and twin rooms available. All rooms have study desks, wardrobes, heaters and beds with fresh linen provided weekly. Cleaned daily, Waiariki House offers safe, clean, relaxed and friendly accommodation in a happy community.


Waiariki House Accommodation Fees:-  Ranges from $123 [Rs. 4,182] - $177 [Rs. 6,010]
Please Note: The minimum stay at Waiariki House is ONE SEMESTER

 

HOMESTAY ACCOMMODATION WITH A NEW ZEALAND FAMILY:-
Homestay accommodation is a unique way of familiarising yourself with your new culture. A family boarding situation, homestay accommodation takes you in to the home of a New Zealand family. All families have undergone house inspections, interviews and have been policed cleared.
Fees : - $180 per week –[Rs. 6,120]

 

FACILITIES :-

Health and Counselling, International Centre, Immigration and Visa Information, Library Learning Centre, Travel and Medical Insurance, Waiariki Institute of Technology Student Association (WITSA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


List of Departments / Schools / Faculty / College

  • School of Business And Tourism
  • School of Computing, Technology and Communications
  • School of Forestry, Wood Processing and Biotechnology
  • School of Nursing and Health Studies
  • School of Trade Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Courses Offered

Sr.no

LEVEL

NAME OF THE PROGRAM

1

Diploma

Applied Technology [Level 5]

2

UG, Diploma

Art [Level 6 &7] diplomas

3

UG, Diploma, Graduate Diploma

Business Management [Business, Mkt, HRM, Accounting] diplomas –Level 5 & 6

4

UG, Diploma,

Computing [Multimedia, Networking & telecommunications]  -Level 5 & 6 diplomas

5

Diploma

Chef training & Hospitality [Level 5]

6

Diploma, Graduate Diploma

Forest Management & Wood Manufacturing [Sustainable Energy]  -level 5

7

UG, Diploma, Graduate Diploma, PG diploma, Certificate

Health Science & Nursing [Level 7] certificate course in nursing

8

Diploma

Journalism, Communications & Creative Writing [level 5]

9

UG, Graduate Diploma

Maori Development

10

UG, Diploma

Social Sciences & Early Childhood Education

11

UG, Diploma, Graduate Diploma

Tourism [Level 5] diplomas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Scholarships

BECAS Chile Scholarships
Scholarships Chile Bicentennial System supports the formation and refinement of the following target groups:

  • Professionals
  • Technical
  • Teachers

Waiariki Institute of Technology is pleased to announce that it has four qualifications approved by the Chilean Ministry of Education for BECAS:

Certificate in Tourist Attraction Guiding
National Certificate in Business (First Line Management)
Certificate in Adventure Tourism
Graduate Diploma in Tourism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Intake

July, Feb.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Application Form

Click here to Download Application form

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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