WITT (Western Institute of Technology Taranaki)


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, Maori, 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 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.

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.

Further Info

Education Level

Tertiary (ages 18+)

School Type


Current Roll



Homestay and Hostel

Current International Students


Courses Offered

Higher Education Bachelor and Diploma courses in: Business, Civil Engineering, Engineering, Hospitality, Information Technology, Nursing, Social Sciences and Visual Arts

Contact Details

School ContactPerson

Carol Allen International Relationship Manager c.allen@witt.ac.nz

Physical Address

20 Bell Street, Private Bag 2030, New Plymouth 4342

Postal Address

20 Bell Street, Private Bag 2030, New Plymouth 4342


Wheelchair access throughout


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