Contact the International Team in Tauranga

The Tauranga International Team is available to assist overseas students with Tauranga-related queries about academic and pastoral support including applications, consultation on academic records and qualification equivalence, interviews and enrolments, and accommodation and transport.

The team also organises regular social events to give students opportunities to meet and socialise.

The Tauranga International Team is located at Windermere Campus in W91 and at Bongard Centre in DT142.

Postal Address

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology International Office, Private Bag 12001, Tauranga 3143, New Zealand

Physical Addresses

Windermere Campus: 70 Windermere Drive, Poike, Tauranga, New Zealand

Bongard Centre: 200 Cameron Road, Tauranga, New Zealand

Meet the Team

Acting International Manager

  • Lizzie Reinecke

Administration Enquiries

Support for students and agents with Tauranga applications, enrolments and visa applications.

International Administration Co-ordinators (Tauranga):

  • Aman Kaur
  • Yoshie Oka-Keating
  • Charlie Harcombe (currently away until 24 October 2016)

Telephone ++64 7 571 0190 ext. 8932 (New Zealand office hours)  |  Email the International Co-ordinator

International Pastoral Care Enquiries

Support for students with pastoral care, visa applications, transport and accommodation.

  • Letitia Rogers, International Pastoral Care Advisor

Emergency (24 hour) mobile number for currently enrolled international students: ++64 27 534 1768 (not for study/programme/visa enquiries)

Agent Enquiries

Support for agents and prospective students with applications, agent contracts and payment enquiries.

  • Nirosh Wijesinghe

Mobile Phone ++64 27 423 6956 (New Zealand office hours)

Need Information about programmes, Visas, or studying in Tauranga?

Telephone: ++64 7 571 0190 ext. 8932 (NZ office hours)
Mobile Phone ++64 27 423 6956 (NZ office hours)

Current International Student Emergencies:

Emergency mobile phone available 24 hours: ++64 27 534 1768  (not for study/programme/visa enquiries)

Other Contacts & Links

If you have any questions that are not answered here, please contact the International Office.


We aim to help you when problems occur and assist you in knowing and exercising your rights. We do three things on a personal and private basis:

  • We listen to the problem
  • We assist you with advice on the options you have
  • We offer you support

Ako Awe

Ako Awe provides a range of high quality, friendly and free services. The team can make your tertiary experience a more positive one. No-one can guarantee your success, but improving and enhancing your academic skills can make your studies easier. Ako Awe provides help with things like essay writing, stress management, referencing, computing skills, maths, and much more.

Information Centre

The Information Centre staff can help you with information about programmes, making your best choice and your application.