Health and wellness


An ecumenical chaplain is available on campus to provide a confidential, non-judgemental listening ear; support in times of illness, confusion or bereavement and a point of contact.


Phone: 0800 948 896 or 06 757 3100 ext 8882

Vitae Counselling

Providing access to this free service is part of the commitment made by Te Pūkenga to promote a healthy learning environment by ensuring that all learners have the opportunity to talk to someone about their mental health. Please take this opportunity to seek help when you need it.

Vitae’s focus is on enabling speedy access to psychological services that help to resolve issues and maintain a safe, healthy, and productive work environment.

Through this service, you will be able to address issues such as:

  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Conflict situations
  • Grief/loss
  • Harassment
  • Personal or study stress
  • Personal trauma
  • Relationship problems
  • Violence

To make a self-referral please follow the link, otherwise call 0508 664 981

Te Puna Manaaki / Wellbeing Hub

The Health Clinic provides a wide range of free health services to all students.
  • ACC
  • B12 injections
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Blood tests forms
  • Depo Injections
  • Emergency Contraception (morning after pill)
  • First Aid
  • Free condoms
  • Green prescriptions for Sport Taranaki
  • Hearing tests
  • Immunisation
  • Insertion and removal of Mirena and Jaydess (IUD's)
  • Insertion and removal of Jaydelle (contraceptive rods)
  • Patches and gum for quitting smoking
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Sexual health checks
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) swabs
  • Cervical smears
  • Urine infections
  • Vision checks    
  • Wound dressings
  • Low-Income Dental Services

The WITT Nurse is available for both students and staff

Opening hours:

Monday - Friday from 8:30 - 4:00pm


Phone: 0800 948 896 or 06 757 3100 extn 8775

Health and Safety Student Representative

If you have any concerns about your Health and Safety on campus or need to report a hazard and are not sure who to talk to?  You can leave any comments or recommendations in our Student Comment box located in the Cafeteria or you can email health&

Fitness Factory Gym

The Fitness Factory is FREE for all students. The new space opened in 2020 and features all-new, state of the art equipment and audio-visual set up, secure bag storage, plus new shower and changing facilities. Open 7 days a week from 6am to 8pm, there’s plenty of time to hit the gym for a workout or group fitness class. If you need to clear your head, check out our yoga classes on Mondays and Friday lunchtimes.

Interested in joining the Fitness Factory? Join here

Physio Clinic on-campus

An on-campus clinic is available for ACC injuries only (no surcharge), for all staff and students. We are not currently offering appointments for non-ACC injuries, pains or concerns. ACC injury-related appointments are available every Friday 8am – 12:30pm. Location in the units between B Block and the Library (L Block).

Note: We can lodge ACC claims, so you don't need a previously accepted claim.

You can book an appointment in 3 different ways:

  • Ask the campus nurse or doctor to refer you (for non-urgent requests only).
  • Book online by selecting contact, book online and then selecting WITT as the site.
  • Phone 06 757 8800 and request an appointment at WITT.


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