Porirua campus

Study at the original Whitireia campus on the banks of the Porirua Harbour

Situated just 20 minutes from Wellington City, the Porirua Campus was established in 1986 and boasts one of New Zealand’s most beautiful sites for a tertiary institute. The Porirua campus houses extensive resources, from an award-winning library, health education facility, students services and student learning centres.

Porirua offers extensive services to students, including:

  • The Learning Resource Centre
  • A well-equipped Library
  • The Learning Skills Centre
  • Extensive Student Support services
  • Cafeteria
  • Polyshop
  • Facilities for child care, students with disabilities and international students

The School of Catering and Hospitality operates Te Onepu, a training restaurant, cafe and bar. It is open to the public on a regular basis for evening meals and buffet lunches. Bookings are essential.


Porirua Campus Map

Download a copy of the Porirua campus map (212KB PDF).


Porirua campUs upgrade starts

The multi-million dollar development programme to update the main Porirua campus has started.



Porirua Campus

Wi Neera Drive
Porirua City 5240
New Zealand
Phone +644 237 3100
Facsimile +644 237 3101

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a network of tertiary learning throughout the Wellington region.
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