Established in 1978, The University of Waiariki is one of the largest institutes offering tertiary education. The university mentors around 9000 students inclusive of both full time and part time students, and out of them 200 is from across the ocean.
The main aim of the university is to provide creative and challenging opportunities to learn. Originally, it was developed as an institution for adults and trade education. The university has been offering vocational studies for the past 29 years. It started providing bachelor’s degree training program in early 1990’s.
The university has five main campuses. They are as follows:
Transport and Location
All the students who are enrolled for the course at Waiariki institute of technology are eligible to avail the free transportation facilities from Mokoia campus that’s situated in rotoura.
The Rotorua students can make use of their computer chipped ID card to travel on all vehicles from Rotura during week days until their card expires. Apart from these, there are additional bus facilities only for students and not for the public.These are few of the great transportation services offered at the Waiariki Institute of technology.
The services are provided only during academic working days and not in public holidays and academic breaks. The seats of vehicle depend on first come first serves basis.Free parking is provided to the students in the campus of Rotorua, Taupo and Whakatane both for students as well as staff. Parking for disabled peoples is available in separate designated areas.