Kia ora and welcome to Taranaki!
Taranaki offers students from around the world the chance to gain internationally recognised qualifications, build valuable skills beyond the classroom, and have authentic experiences that will help establish strong, successful futures.
A vibrant, active region with education options to suit all students - from lively schools and colleges in the heart of New Plymouth city to rural options offering real kiwi experiences - Taranaki has it all.
The region is reknowned for its vibrant events calendar, its cool cafe culture and its magnificent mountain - Mount Taranaki - which boasts more than 200km of walking and hiking trails. At the region's edge is a surf coast that offers countless beaches and surf breaks, while parks and gardens are waiting to be explored. Supporting education is a number of significant museums and art galleries, and strong industry.
A decision to study in Taranaki is a very smart move!