In New Zealand

At Toi Ohomai we truly believe that your success is key to the success of our whole region. That’s why we’re here – to help make your dreams a reality.

More than 13,000 students just like you study with us across nearly 86 delivery sites, having chosen their course from more than 200 study options.

With specialties in business, creative arts, engineering, forestry, health and nursing, hospitality, marine science, road transport, tourism, trades and more, there’s something for everyone. We offer courses from entry level certificates right through to postgraduate level.

Toi Ohomai is a network of purposeful connections with our community and industry – together we are forming constellations of excellence, knowledge, people, partnerships and innovation throughout the region, united in the exchange of knowledge. We are all here to be awakened and inspired by learning and to ensure our people, communities and region continue to prosper and flourish.

We are one of the largest tertiary providers in the Bay of Plenty. Our five main campuses can be found throughout the beautiful Bay of Plenty and South Waikato in Rotorua, Taupō, Tauranga, Tokoroa and Whakatāne.

Partner with us on your learning journey and let us help you.

At IPU New Zealand, we are renowned for our friendly, multicultural environment, and interdisciplinary approach to learning. New Zealand and international students alike learn to live and work flexibly in this radically changing world through their studies at IPU New Zealand.
Dedicated teachers and support staff go beyond the usual level of student care to ensure that every learner receives the best possible care and personalised attention, from when they begin their studies at IPU New Zealand, right through to finding their ideal job.

You get the unique experience of studying alongside both New Zealand and international students, while realising your leadership potential. You gain a wide range of employable skills through the numerous clubs, committees, events, and other opportunities available.

‘Develop your intercultural communication skills and immerse yourself in the exciting campus
life at IPU New Zealand.’

Our International Network reaches globally and encourages you to experience other cultures, other business practices and gain truly universal skills and knowledge.

As one of the longest established private tertiary institutes in New Zealand, IPU New Zealand is experienced in providing unsurpassed education, support, and future planning.

International Pacific University, Japan
International Pacific University (IPU Japan), established in 2007 in Okayama city, Japan, is a sister university of IPU New Zealand. Although a newly established university, it is already known for its success in the education and sporting fields. IPU’s Faculty of Sustainable Education for Future Generations is the first of its kind in Japan and is successfully training a growing number of certified pre-school, primary, and secondary school teachers. The Faculty of Physical Education boasts highly qualified academic staff including Olympic Gold medalists and former professional athletes.

20-week Exchange Programme with IPU in Okayama, Japan

Every year, students from IPU New Zealand and IPU Japan participate in the two-way exchange programme, which allows credit transfers between the two institutions. Exchange students can enjoy a variety of character-building experiences, by meeting and forming relationships with new people and immersing themselves in cultural activities.

Through the Exchange Programme with IPU Japan, IPU New Zealand Students can:

Improve Japanese language and intercultural communication skills
Bring experiences back to NZ as academic credits toward their IPU New Zealand degree
Gain teaching experience if studying toward a teaching qualification
Develop sporting abilities in leading-edge facilities

Whitireia is a government owned and funded tertiary institute of technology, known for its high student success rates and culturally diverse student body.

Established in 1986, on the shores of the Porirua harbour, Whitireia has grown to become the tertiary institution of choice for over 6,200 students (over 3,440 equivalent full-time students), who study at one of our contemporary campuses in Porirua, Wellington, Kāpiti and Auckland. Over 135 programmes of study are offered at certificate, diploma, degree, postgraduate and masters levels. All programmes have been developed in conjunction with industry to offer excellent applied qualifications; all approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

NZQA has given Whitireia a Highly Confident rating for educational performance and for capability in self-assessment, making Whitireia a Category 1 institution.

Since 2012, Whitireia has been working with WelTec to provide the best possible choices for students in the Wellington region and beyond. This partnership is driven by a commitment to put students first, by providing more choice, more opportunities and improved experiences.

We are proud to introduce UUNZ, a well-established Business School in New Zealand. Situated near the heart of Auckland city, it offers internationally recognised programmes in conjunction with the University of Southern Queensland in Australia. UUNZ was founded in the year 2002, initially offering English language programmes, gradually progressing to delivering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

At UUNZ we are committed to providing quality education at all levels, meanwhile expanding ourselves globally by building relationships with education institutions overseas. With this vision in mind, within our community, we cultivate an ethos of freedom of enquiry and expression, academic integrity and rigour in scholarship.

We warmly welcome your interest in studying with us. Your success is our business!

Training for the job you want
If you’re looking for a new career path, there are plenty of exciting and growing industries looking for great people – creative industries, IT, tourism, hospitality, trades and many more – but you need specialist skills to qualify.

That’s where we can help. We work in partnership with industry leaders to ensure our programmes will equip you with the skills and knowledge to take you into the future.

At New Education Group hands-on training is a key part of our programmes – you can develop your skills in our specialist campus facilities then practice them in the workplace through internships with our industry partners.

Our campuses across New Zealand are all ranked Category 1 – the highest accreditation awarded to training providers, which ensures you learn the practical skills you need, to land the job you want.
College registration and qualification information
New Education Group, ACG Education’s vocational and higher learning division, operates six Category 1, registered Private Training Establishments (PTEs). These PTEs operate a number of colleges in the market place.

Each of the six PTEs awards its own qualifications. Course qualifications from each college are awarded as follows:

NZMA New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA) is a Category 1 provider, and as the registered PTE, awards all of the qualifications offered by Academy NZ
New Zealand School of Tourism (NZST) is a Category 1 provider, and as the registered PTE, awards all of the qualifications offered by Cut Above Academy and Elite School of Beauty & Spa
Animation College New Zealand is a Category 1 provider, and as the registered PTE, awards all of the qualifications offered by Yoobee School of Design, AMES – The Institute of IT and South Seas Film & Television School
The six registered PTEs in New Education Group are:
– New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA)
– North Shore International Academy (NSIA)
– New Zealand College of Massage (NZCM)
– New Zealand Institute of Sport (NZIS)
– New Zealand School of Tourism (NZST)
– Animation College New Zealand (ACNZ)

Otago Polytechnics

Otago Polytechnic is proud to be a leader in high quality, career-focused education with some of the best student achievement and satisfaction results in New Zealand.
Employers love our graduates because they are work-ready, confident and solution-focused. We believe our people make a better world and our alumni are global citizens who care about making a difference.

We have been given the highest possible quality ratings from Government and, as educators, we offer innovative ways for our learners to study so they can build their capability and realise their potential.

With online tools, blended delivery options and pathways from foundation through to postgraduate, time, distance and previous learning are no barriers to gaining the education you want. We can even give credit for knowledge gained in your career and now offer a digital micro-credentialing process where learners can be assessed and ‘show what they know’ without undertaking a formal qualification.

Collaborations are at the heart of our philosophy for learning and growth and our commitment to sustainability plays a major role in everything we do, influencing both day-to-day operation and our future decision-making.

We are highly active in the field of applied research with our researchers and their students contributing to professional and community networks nationally and internationally. We have also won the prestigious Baldrige-affiliated Performance Excellence Study Award (PESA).