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Eligibility

To enrol with Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi and qualify as a domestic student you must be in ONE of the following categories:

  • A New Zealand citizen, which includes citizens of the Cook Island, Niue and Tokelau
  • A New Zealand resident or permanent resident currently living in New Zealand
  • An Australian citizen currently living in New Zealand
  • An Australian permanent resident who has a returning resident’s visa and is currently living in New Zealand
  • Persons who are in New Zealand to study under an exchange scheme approved by the Government
  • Persons who are in New Zealand to study under an exchange scheme approved by the council of the tertiary education institution at which the person is, or is to be, enrolled
  • Diplomatic personnel and certain dependants (see Rule ENR004 and Rule ENR005)
  • Members of the armed forces of any country, on duty in New Zealand at the request of the New Zealand Government, or a crew member of a related transport craft
  • Certain persons involved with Antarctic scientific programmes or expeditions, while in the Ross Dependency
  • A learner with refugee status who is required to undertake a prescribed course of study or training to satisfy residency requirements
  • Persons with a Limited Purpose Permit, awaiting determination of their immigration status
  • Certain persons under the age of 18 placed under the care of the government department responsible for administering the Child, Young Persons and Their Families Act 1989
  • An international student enrolling in a recognised Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme in a New Zealand University from 19 April 2005 and supervised by a leading New Zealand university researcher.