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, hostel or hall of residence, live with a family in a homestay situation, or rent a place on your own.

Rotorua Accommodation

Hostel: Tangatarua Hall of Residence

Tangatarua Hall of Residence is located next to Mokoia Campus. Situated in a park-like setting with mature landscaping and open spaces, the hall offers students affordable housing within walking distance to your courses on Mokoia Campus. The hall is open to full-time students who would normally live outside of Rotorua and offers an ideal alternative to commuting from other areas.

Some of the facilities and services include:

  • communal kitchen and dining areas
  • full-time residential manager to ensure your security and safety
  • broadband internet available in your room
  • table tennis
  • free on-site parking

Apply online for Tangatarua Hall of Residence

The Tangatarua Hall of Residence Handbook includes everything you need to know including rules and regulations, maps, rates, room layouts.

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 First National Real Estate.

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 a 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

Find a Private Flat/Boarding Arrangement

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

Apply online for Windermere Student Accommodation

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