Te Auaha

Te Kāhui Auaha is the home for the arts and creative programmes of Whitireia and WelTec under one roof in their purpose-built campus in the heart of Wellington

Te Auaha’s description as the “New Zealand Institute of Creativity” communicates its position as a leader in delivering educational excellence, with a focus on experiential learning in a stimulating shared environment that will broaden students’ creative skills and prepare them for success in the creative sector.

Located on the corner of Dixon Street and Cuba Mall, the campus has been built with multi-functional spaces across multiple creative disciplines, facilities include two theatres, 55 seater cinema, an exhibition gallery and a performance studio.

Te Auaha is the place for the story-tellers, the circuit-breakers, the challengers, the inventors, the communicators, the artisans, the leaders and the visionaries of the future.

Their tutors excel in the industries they are teaching and their students are working in the creative industries around the world. Discover how you can begin your creative career today.


  • Creative Technologies
  • Publishing
  • Film Production (delivered at Avalon Film and Television Studios)
  • Hair Beauty and Makeup Artistry
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Hospitality

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