New Zealand Diploma in Whānau Ora

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Human Welfare Studies and Services not elsewhere classified




1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for people who wish to work with whānau in the development of a whānau-centred approach that supports whānau well-being.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide graduates with in-depth knowledge, skills and experiences in mātauranga Māori wellbeing approaches for Whānau Ora contexts.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to independently apply knowledge of Māori philosophies and theories of Māori wellbeing across a range of whānau ora contexts.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

To gain entry to the New Zealand Diploma in Whanau Ora (Level 5) programme, applicants must be: 17 years of age or over; New Zealand citizens, permanent residents or have the requisite visa for study purposes; and Able to demonstrate adequate literacy and/or numeracy skills to enable them to meet all academic and health and safety requirements of the programme/course on which they enrol. For domestic applicants under 20 years old: University Entrance/NCEA credits as per NZQA requirements; or Evidence of ability to complete the academic requirements for the programme. For applicants 20 years old and over: Demonstrated academic ability (at NZQA Level 4 or equivalent) to undertake the New Zealand Diploma in Whanau Ora (Level 5) programme and have the ability to succeed through personal attributes, work and life experience. English language requirements for this programme will be in accordance with the criteria specified in the Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Regulatory Framework (Academic Regulations).

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,064 $6,064
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,408 $6,408
Total $12,472 $12,472

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $28,926
Earnings range $19,183 - $37,617
In employment 43%
In further study 44%
On a benefit 7%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Tū i te ora scholarship

Provided by:

Northland Regional Council




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Rural Women New Zealand Education Fund

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



Up to $500.00

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Fax: (07) 544 2386

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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