Student Success Team

Study Support

Te Whare Mātauranga - Library / Learning Resource Centre

You'll find it all here - a wide selection of books, magazines, and journals, access to a wealth of online resources including e-books, e-journals, and article databases, access to computers, group of study spaces, photocopiers and printers, quiet study areas and a space to relax. 

You’ll have access to:

  • Our well-resourced library
  • E-resources available 24/7
  • Friendly, IT-capable staff who can help you connect & reach for what you need
  • Study support

Our learning advisors and librarians are experts on study techniques and research skills and can give you tips to prepare for exams and assignments.

Get started by heading to the library website to book an appointment with the team from anywhere, anytime or call into the library and chat to the team. Access Te Whare Mātauranga services in person on New Plymouth campus, or online/ on the phone if you’re in South Taranaki or needing help from home.

Māori and Pasifika Support

Kopa Manaaki

The Māori and Pacific Centre is a kaupapa Māori space on New Plymouth campus where students can come for whakawhanaungatanga. It is a great hang-out and study area with computers, kitchen facilities and a friendly support team. Although based on New Plymouth campus our kaitakawaenga team are just a phone call away and here to help wherever you're studying. They provide a range of cultural and pastoral support services to encourage and tautoko all Māori and Pasifika students to achieve their study goals. They are here to support you on your learning journey. 

Our kaitakawaenga team can help you with: 

  • Pastoral support from holistic view point
  • StudyLink help
  • Scholarship support
  • Iwi/Whakapapa connections

You can contact our kaitakawaenga team at

International Support

International support staff help international students with course applications and enrolments, visa, travel and health insurance, travel arrangements, airport pick-ups, accommodation support, pastoral care, cultural and personal support, and many opportunities to join in various events and experience Kiwi life. 

Youth Guarantee

WITT has dedicated staff to support students in the Youth Guarantee Scheme. Youth Guarantee support workers engage with students, tutors, and families to help young learners succeed in their study journey. 

Accessibility Support

A range of support services are available to students with disabilities including enrolment assistance, specialist equipment and furniture, readers/writers, car parking, exam arrangements, information and advocacy. We encourage students to get in contact before you start your course.

Health & Wellness

Te Puna Manaaki / Wellbeing Hub provides free, confidential health and medical care, counselling and chaplaincy to WITT students. If you need support, are experiencing any barriers to your learning, feeling unwell on campus, or just need a listening ear then come and see one of the friendly staff at Te Puna Manaaki.


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