Pacific Students

​Kia Ora, Talofa lava, Malo e Lelei, Kia Orana, Taloha Ni, Fakalofa Lahi Atu, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Halo Olgeta and warm Pacific greetings.
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Whitireia New Zealand is committed to supporting you and your learning. As a Pacific student, we consider that you are a very important part of the community life at Whitireia.
We have developed programmes and networks to support you during your time here, and a strong Pacific focused team who are committed to working with you to enhance your academic success.

Contact Hours​

8.00am – 4.00pm Mon – Fri
A/Hrs by appointment
Tel: (04) 2373 100 Ext: 3766

Pasifika Academic Student Success

The Pasifika Academic Student Success Coordinator provides friendly academic and cultural support to Pacific students at Whitireia.
If this is your first time studying at a tertiary institution, you may be looking for support, information and encouragement with:
Financial advice & support
  • advice/ advocacy with personal and attendance issues
  • assignment planning, writing & referencing
  • basic computer and word processing use
  • cultural understanding & support
  • scholarship enquiries and application support
  • Whitireia Online (Moodle) use


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Other support and services that you may find useful

Vitae Counselling Services
Kia Ngawari - Wellington Region Health and Welfare Services
Māori Students
International Students



​Useful Links

Pacific Community Liaison Team

Pacific Model of Learning

Whitireia Pacific Success on Facebook


Pasifika Pride Newsletters

Summer 2015 (6.48MB PDF)
Spring 2015 (6.48MB PDF)
Summer 2014  (3.62MB PDF)
Mid Year 2014 (5.10MB PDF)
Winter 2013 (4.10MB PDF)
Winter 2012 (5.13MB PDF)
November 2011 (1.39MB PDF)

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Whitireia and WelTec have formed a strategic partnership to develop
a network of tertiary learning throughout the Wellington region.
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