WITT is a quality government-owned tertiary education institution based in New Zealand’s cultural and surfing hub of New Plymouth.

WITT is the only state tertiary institution in Taranaki and offers courses from certificate to degree level across a wide range of areas, including business, nursing, hospitality, Māori, humanities, media, art, electrical, engineering, automotive, welding, carpentry, architecture, computing, fitness, hairdressing, beauty therapy, make-up artistry, early childhood education, social sciences, and agriculture. WITT also specialises in English language tuition and foundation programmes for overseas students.

The inner-city campus contains a cafeteria, art blocks, computer labs, engineering workshops, hospitality facilities (including a training restaurant and cafe), and most recently, two student accommodation blocks offering modern and affordable living. Students also get free bus travel around the Taranaki region.

WITT focuses its courses particularly on vocational outcomes, and seeks to ensure that graduates are able to enter the workforce successfully or to advance their careers through further education or training.
Our well qualified staff are dedicated to helping our students achieve positive learning outcomes. Our qualifications are well regarded both regionally and nationally.

WITT’s strong relationships with industry ensure that the technical skills and knowledge students learn in the classroom meet the needs of employers.


Rita Zhang - Acting Manager International

Phone: +64 6 757 3100 
Freephone: 0800 948 896 
Email:[email protected] 

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