There are lots of accommodation options for you to consider while you’re studying with us.

You can choose to share with other students in a flat, find a hostel, live with a family in a homestay situation, or rent a place on your own.

Find a Private Flat/Boarding Arrangement

Check out TradeMe or Zoeken for local flatmate adverts and flats to rent.

Rotorua Accommodation

You might find something suitable yourself on one of these websites or Facebook groups:

Tauranga Accommodation

We have houses close to Windermere Campus that you can share with other students. Or you can find something in a hostel or privately listed house where you make your own arrangements directly with the provider of that accommodation.

Shared Student Flats Close to Windermere Campus

Toi Ohomai has houses available right next to Windermere Campus in Tauranga. These are managed by EVES.

The bedrooms are lockable and furnished with a double bed, wardrobe, drawers, study desk and chair. Living areas and bathrooms are shared with at least one other student. The houses contain essential cooking utensils, crockery and appliances, a washing machine and fridge/freezer, and television. The weekly rent costs include electricity and water.

Priority will be given to:

  • early applicants (apply as soon as you have paid your study fees)
  • Toi Ohomai students in their first year of study
  • students aged 22 years or under
  • students living more than 50km away

Apply online for Windermere Student Accommodation

Selwyn Street Studios

The University of Waikato also have accommodation available to Toi Ohomai | Te Pūkenga students at their new complex on Selwyn Street.

The University-managed complex consists of 88 standard and 3 accessibility studio rooms. Each floor has shared social spaces that provide stunning views across the harbour. Communal areas are located on the basement level and an attractive outdoor area is a great place to relax and enjoy the great weather that Tauranga is famous for.

You'll enjoy the privacy of your own fully-furnished studio room plus en suite bathroom. Rooms include a bed, desk, chair, bookshelf, wardrobe, mini fridge and there's free Wi-Fi.

To find out more about the Selwyn Street Studios, visit the University of Waikato website.

Contact information

International Accommodation

07 346 8712

0800 86 46 46

0800 492 427 (after hours emergency contact for current international students)

Monday–Friday, 8.00am–4.30pm

E Block, Mokoia Campus

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology International Office, Private Bag 3028, Rotorua 3046, New Zealand

Information Centre, Mokoia Campus

07 346 8999

0800 86 46 46

Monday–Friday, 8.00am–4.30pm

I Block, Mokoia Campus

Private Bag 3028, Rotorua 3046, New Zealand

Information Centre, Windermere Campus

07 571 0190

0800 86 46 46

Monday-Friday, 8.00am-4.30pm

B Block, Windermere Campus

Private Bag 12001, Tauranga 3143, New Zealand