NorthTec Programmes & Unique Features
Why Stay in Northland for Tertiary?
As a smaller city, Whangarei is compact enough to make it relatively easy to get around by walking or cycling. Apartments & homestays are walking distance to NorthTec | Te Pukenga & if you’re driving, you can park on campus for free. If your high school is in Whangarei, you might be able to stay on with the same family while at NorthTec | Te Pukenga. The cost of living in Whangarei is also much lower than in Auckland or other major cities.
Dedicated Support for International Students
As an international student, you’ll receive individualised support to help you as you transition to life and study at NorthTec|Te Pukenga in Whangārei. Our dedicated International Team on campus will guide you through your journey from first enquiry to enrolment to graduation.
Pathway Support for High School Students
While in year 12 or 13 at High school, you can visit NorthTec | Te Pūkenga’s Whangarei Campus for an introduction and tour of the campus, some class work, lunch and a Q&A session with NorthTec | Te Pūkenga students plus a hands-on activity in your chosen area of study.
International students enrolling in NorthTec | Te Pūkenga courses receive assistance with studying for IELTS tests if required and have opportunities to meet other international students already studying in the programme.