Accommodation

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
  • pool table and games, and
  • free on-site parking
  • Sky Television

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

Download the Tangatarua Hall of Residence Handbook (pdf, 3MB)

Apply online for Tangatarua Hall of Residence

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 Town and Country Rentals.

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

Download an application form (pdf, 38kb)


Olivine Street Houses

Olivine Street is just 1km from Windermere Campus and has a number of 6 bedroom, fully furnished houses. These are managed by Town and Country Rentals.


Mayfair Street Units

BeHome Realty sometimes has fully furnished units available at Mayfair Street on the city fringe, with public transport close by for Windermere Campus.

The units are cleaned weekly and you'll enjoy communal living where you can meet new people and make new friends.

Visit the BeHome Realty website - rental listings


Find a Private Flat/Boarding Arrangement

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


Tauranga Summer Holiday Accommodation

Very near to Windermere Campus, holiday accommodation is available from the second week of December until the end of January.

Short drive to swimming and surf beaches including Mt. Maunganui and Papamoa Beach

  • close to the Tauranga CBD
  • 2-4 bedroom houses that can sleep 4-8 people
  • $140-$180 per night, per house. Minimum 5 night stay during peak times
  • houses also available for 6-8 week rentals (enquire early)
  • BYO linen, towels etc. Includes basic crockery and kitchen equipment/utensils
  • BYO deck chairs
  • free use of the Toi Ohomai Aquatic and Fitness Centre during your stay

For information email stay@toiohomai.ac.nz

Contact information

Information Centre, Mokoia Campus

07 346 8984

0800 86 46 46

Monday–Friday, 8.30am–5.00pm

N Block, Mokoia Campus

Private Bag 3028, Rotorua 3046, New Zealand

Information Centre, Windermere

07 571 0190

0800 86 46 46

07 544 2386

Monday-Friday, 7.45am-5.00pm

B Block, Windermere Campus

Private Bag 12001, Tauranga 3143, New Zealand

International Centre, Mokoia Campus

07 346 8712

0800 86 46 46

0800 492 427 (emergency contact for current 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

International Centre, Windermere Campus

07 557 8993

0800 86 46 46

0800 492 427 (emergency contact for current students)

Monday–Friday, 8.00am–4.30pm

Room A26-A27, A Block (ground floor), Windermere Campus

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