List of fees and charges 2024*

The payment of fees is essential to ensure the viability of a course or programme and also recognises the student’s investment in their own learning.

In addition to tuition fees or course related fees, you will need to factor in additional costs that are generally incurred as a student. The following additional charges will apply:

Description of Service

2024 charge (incl GST)


Late payment penalty fee


Applies to any tuition fee or course related cost paid after the due date

Academic Record / Transcript

One free transcript per year

$45.06 for each extra transcript

Academic Record / Transcript is available from Student Registry


No charge for application

$121.08 for Reconsideration / Appeal

Refunded if the appeal is successful

Appeal against decisions made under the Academic Regulations


Refunded if the appeal is successful

Making an Application for Module or Unit exemption

No charge


ID cards

$27.13 for original

$45.06 to replace lost card/new image/damaged card


Reconsideration of Final Grade


Refunded if change of grade results

Replacement Official Result Notice


For each year of results required.  Form available from Academic Registry

Replacement of TWWOA Award Certificate


Declaration required and is available from Academic Registry

Special Assessment Arrangement

·   Administration Levy

·   Recovery of Costs



Actual cost

Administration Levy plus actual costs of supervision, venue costs, telephone / fax, courier etc.

Overdue library item penalty fee

$0.53 per day overdue

Applies to any library book or audio item returned after its due date. Charge is per day overdue

Tuition Fees 2024

This table shows a breakdown of all fees per student for the annual year. Note:  Fees are subject to change and are updated annually.  You must re-enrol each year of study for degree level programmes.

Name of Programme


NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Healthcare Assistance Strand) (Level 3)

$3921.00 (tuition)

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Primary Care Practice Assistance) (Level 4)

$2952.00 (tuition)

NZ Diploma in Radio Broadcasting (Level 5)

$6874.00 (tuition)

Te Tohu Paetahi Ako: Bachelor of Education -Teaching

$6436.00 (tuition) $336.00 (course related costs) $6772.00 (total)

Te Ōhanga Mataora: Bachelor of Health Sciences Māori Nursing 

Year 1 - $7523.00 (tuition) $376.00 (course related costs) $7899.00 (total)

Year 2 - $7332.00 (tuition) $368.00 (course related costs) $7700.00 (total)

Year 3 - $7523.00 (tuition) $376.00 (course related costs) $7899.00 (total)

Te Tohu Toi Tangata: Bachelor of Humanities

$6436.00 (tuition) $336.00 (course related costs) $6772.00 (total)

Ngā Mana Whakairo a Toi: Bachelor of Māori Performing Arts

$1804.00 (course related costs)

Te Aho Pūtaiao (Bachelor of Environmental Studies)

Year 1 and Year 2 - $6444.00 (tuition) $334.00 (course related costs) $6778.00 (total)

Year 3 - fees waived

Bachelor of Mātauranga Māori

Year 1 - $2000.00 (total)

Year 2 - $6436.00 (tuition) $336.00 (course related costs) $6772.00 (total)

Year 3 - $6436.00 (tuition) $336.00 (course related costs) $6772.00 (total)

Te Poutarewa Matauranga Māori me nga Iwi Taketake (Post Graduate Certificate in Māori and Indigenous Studies) (Level 8)

$1602.00 (per paper)

Pourewa Mātauranga Māori me ngā Iwi Taketake: Postgraduate Diploma in Mātauranga Māori and Indigenous Studies (Level 8)

$1602.00 (per paper)

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Mental Health and
Addiction Counselling

$1602.00 (per paper)

Postgraduate Diploma in Māori Performing Arts

$6244.00 (tuition)

Postgraduate Diploma in Tikanga and Law

$2210.00 (tuition) $588.00 (course related costs) per paper $2798.00 (total per paper)

Master of Indigenous Studies 

Master of Māori Studies

$1602.00 (per paper)

$1602.00 (per research project)

$3208.00 (Dissertation)

$3898.00 (Thesis)

Doctor of Māori Development and Advancement or

Doctor of Indigenous Development and Advancement or

Doctor of Philosophy

Domestic students

$6382.00 per enrolled year

International students


The following programmes are Tuition Fee Free

  • Adult Community Education
  • Te Pou Hono ki Marae Ātea
  • Te Pou Hono ki Mahi Marae
  • Te Pou Hono ki Taiao
  • Te Pou Hono ki Wairua
  • Te Pou Hono ki Toi
  • Kai Oranga (Kaupae Tuatoru) (Level 3)
  • Kai Oranga (Kaupae Tuawhā) (Level 4)
  • National Certificate in Tourism Māori (Level 3)
  • National Certificate in Tourism Māori (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 2)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 2)
  • Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki) (Te Kaupae 1)
  • Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki) (Te Kaupae 2)
  • Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 3)
  • Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 4)
  • Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 5)
  • Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 6)
  • Te Pōkaitahi Tikanga (Mātauranga Māori) (Level 3)
  • Rāngai Reo (Corporate Reo)
  • Te Aka Pūtaiao (Kaupae 5)
  • Pūtake Taiao (Certificate in Environmental Sustainability)

* Disclaimer:  Fees may be subject to change

Payment of Fees

All students accepted into a programme/course of study will be sent a letter of confirmation and fees invoice(s).

Fee payments can be made by:

  • cash, credit card, EFTPOS or cheque. Facilities for payment available at reception at 13 Domain Road, Whakatāne or 19 Lambie Drive, Manakau
  • direct credit into our ASB Bank account 12-3253-0067389-01.

All fees and charges must be paid before the programme starts. 

Full-time students enrolled in a full-time programme of study may elect to pay their fees by instalment. The number of instalments, payment amounts and instalment dates will be set by Awanuiārangi. The number of instalments will generally not exceed one per semester of enrolment. This option is not available to students paying by the Government Student Loans Scheme.

A late payment penalty fee will apply where fees are not paid by the due date.

Non Payment of Fees

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi reserves the right to offer a place in a programme to another applicant if the enrolment procedure, including payment of fees, is not completed within the required timeframe.

In addition, the following sanctions may be applied:

  • Students may not permitted to attend classes
  • Results will be withheld
  • Qualifications will not be awarded
  • Further enrolments will not be accepted
  • Academic records will not be transferred
  • Library access will be removed
  • Computer access will be removed

Any outstanding debt may be placed with a debt collection agency and any associated collection costs will also be recovered from the student.

Fees must be paid in full before your programme starts. Payment method details can be found on your enrolment invoice.

Contact us to discuss the payment of your fees!

Enrolment Administration
Student Information Management Team