Getting around


Parking is free at New Plymouth campus, but students need to display a parking sticker to access the Student carpark. Stickers are issued when you receive your ID card. If you have received your student ID card and do not have a parking sticker, you can collect one from Te Whare Matauranga - The Library. Check the campus map for parking options on campus. 

Tip: Parking is always busy so we recommend arriving early!

If you're at Hāwera campus there are free on-street parking options, with two-hour parks right outside on Union Street and all-day parking on neighbouring streets. 

Accessible carparks are available on campus for holders of Operation Mobility cards. For more details please contact the Accessibility Coordinator

Free travel for WITT students 

All current WITT students are eligible to travel for free using the public bus services.

To access free public bus travel in 2022 WITT students need to show the driver their WITT student ID card.

BeeCards no longer have WITT concessions however students who have BeeCards can continue using them in the future if they wish. They only need to register their BeeCard (if they have not already) and top up.

For the latest timetables, routes etc. visit Taranaki Regional CouncilTimetables are also available from bus drivers, any district library or service centre in the New Plymouth District, the Ariki Street Bus Centre and Stratford or South Taranaki District service centres. Public bus services are operated under contract to the Taranaki Regional Council

You can follow them on the Taranaki Public Transport Facebook Group to keep up to date with the services, changes and other news. Want to know how far away the next bus is, you can now track them live.

New Plymouth, Bell Block Waitara and Oakura

The Citylink bus service is operated by Tranzit Coachlines.  

New Plymouth – nine routes operating 14 services, weekdays (excluding Public Holidays)
Bell Block and Waitara – five return services weekdays
Oakura – four return services weekdays

Hāwera to New Plymouth

The Connector bus service is operated by Pickering Motors.

Hāwera to New Plymouth – four return services, weekdays (excluding Public Holidays). You can phone them on 0800 26 63 28 or visit their website.

Live tracking of the Connector bus. Check out TrackABus Taranaki. Available via mobile browser or by text. Text NPY and then the Stop# (refer timetable for your stop number) to 400. Text charges will apply.


Walking or Biking

Thinking about walking or biking to work but not sure what the best route is to go? New Plymouth is lucky to have lots of walkways and central to get around! Ditch the car and see how far it is for you to get to WITT!

Visit the Let's Go website for more information.

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