Whangārei Tertiary Institutes


NorthTec and The University of Auckland Faculty of Education (Tai Tokerau Campus) run full degree courses in Whangārei. 

NorthTec offers a wide range of vocational subjects up to a Diploma level. It provides industry-focused education with flexible learning options.

The University of Auckland offers a range of education and teacher training.

Te Wananga o Aotearoa is one of New Zealand's largest tertiary education providers and is guided by Māori principles and values. 

Distance Learning

Study from home through distance or correspondence learning, generally with online courses, is available through the Open Polytechnic and Massey University.

Community Education

Community Education offers a range of short courses on a variety of subjects in a fun environment. The classes usually run in the evenings and are available to adults.