Dr Pim Borren, Chief Executive
Welcome to Waiariki Institute of Technology, your journey to success. We are 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. It is our job to enhance your career and job prospects for the future.
We are focused on providing students with work-ready skills which will give you the opportunity to be more productive and increase your income earning potential.
While we have a national reputation for our forestry, tourism, hospitality and nursing programmes, we also teach many other disciplines. We have a strong cultural flavour and welcome students from all nationalities.
Most of all, we believe learning is fun! Our institute is located in the most beautiful region in New Zealand. We believe absolutely in a study-life balance. At Waiariki you will have the opportunity to see and enjoy the real heartland of New Zealand with opportunities for outdoor recreational pursuits such as mountain biking, fishing, tramping, skiing, multi-sporting, golfing and many other activities right on our doorsteps.
Our region also provides a much lower cost of living than most larger urban centres. Student accommodation is plentiful and inexpensive! Please come and join us and enjoy life to the full.
We are small, personable, and student centred, but also quality driven. Our qualifications are fully approved and equal to any in New Zealand.
Come and join our Waiariki whanau and be proud of your local community polytechnic. Contact us now for a copy of the 2010 Prospectus so you can begin your journey to success!
Pim Borren, PhD