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Enrolment Information

He Tohutohu Mō Te Whakakī I Te Puka Whakauru
Instructions On Filling Out The Enrolment Form

1.  Fill in each section of the enrolment form.

2.  Read the section below titled Te Ture Mō Te Whakapuaki Me Te Matatapu 1993 then sign and date the Student Declaration on the last page of the enrolment form.

4.  Return your enrolment form to us along with verified ID of the name you are enrolling under, either:

        a.  A verified copy of your full birth certificate.
        b.  A verified copy of your passport.

        NB: If you are a returning student you may not need to provide identification.

 5. If you are enrolling online, download the student declaration. Sign, date and upload your declaration at the end of your online application, along with your verified identification.

Read more about verified identification in the Verified Evidence section.


Verified Evidence

Please supply verified ID of the name you are enrolling under. We need to sight verified evidence of your name, date of birth and place of birth. A copy of your birth certificate or passport will provide this. Copies of your full birth certificate or passport must be verified by a Justice of the Peace or any government department (e.g. WINZ, IRD).


If not New Zealand born, we need to see evidence of NZ residency or citizenship. If your name has changed from what is on your birth certificate or passport you will need to provide evidence of this, such as a marriage certificate.

If you are a returning student (studied at Te Wānanga o Raukawa previously) you may not have to provide identification.  We will contact you if identification is needed.

If you are experiencing difficulty in obtaining a copy of your birth certificate or passport, please contact Ratonga Ākonga (Student Services) on 0800 WANANGA. We may be able to help.


I Muri I Tēnei Ka Aha?
What's Next?

You may be contacted by an enrolment officer or by the kaikokiri (administrator) of your chosen specialisation if further information is required.  Confirmation of your enrolment will be sent to you after your enrolment form has been processed.


Ngā Rerekētanga Ki Ngā Tikanga Whakauru
Changes To Enrolment


Please advise Te Wānanga o Raukawa of any changes to the details you have provided in the  enrolment form.  The signing of the enrolment form indicates your request to formally enrol in a course/s at Te Wānanga o Raukawa.



Withdrawing From a Programme of Study

If you wish to formally withdraw from Te Wānanga o Raukawa, notice must be given in writing, to Ratonga Ākonga (Student Services). The withdrawal will be actioned and noted in your academic record.

Effective Withdrawal

If you fail to attend, participate or pay fees it may be seen as an effective withdrawal and you may be withdrawn from the study programme.


Te Utu Me Te Whakahoki I Ngā Utunga
Payment Or Refunding Of Fees

Payment of Fees

Payment of all fees must be made within six weeks of confirmation of your enrolment.


Refund Of Fees

A proportion of fees paid may be refunded in the event that you withdraw from all or part of the programme. Te Wānanga o Raukawa must receive the advice in writing within 28 days of the start date. Further details are published in the student handbook.


Te Ōhākī

As part of our work towards our goal to assist our people to improved levels of wellness Te Wānanga o Raukawa provides a smokefree study environment and aims to support students and staff who would like to stop smoking.


Te Ture Mō Te Whakapuaki Me Te Matatapu 1993
Disclosure And The Privacy Act 1993

Please read the following information before you sign the declaration section of the enrolment form.

Remember that Te Wānanga o Raukawa is happy to explain any part that you do not understand.

Contact Te Tomonga on 0800 WANANGA or (06) 364-9011 if you have any queries.

Why does Te Wānanga o Raukawa need the information?

The information you provide is required to enable Te Wānanga o Raukawa to comply with its purposes and functions under the Education Amendment Act 1990 to enrol you in a course of study.

How will Te Wānanga o Raukawa use the information?

The information that you provide will be available to, and used by, Te Wānanga o Raukawa staff who are responsible for:

        • your enrolment and academic progress through Te Wānanga o Raukawa
        • calculating your tuition fees and other charges
        • establishing and maintaining your records
        • administering examinations and other forms of assessment
        • providing tuition, appropriate academic advice and support
        • providing student allowance and student loan services
        • providing student services, liaison services and learning development
        • upholding the guiding kaupapa
        • providing library, information technology and computer services to you
        • forwarding mail and messages for you which have been received by Te Wānanga o Raukawa
        • enabling access to your chosen course
        • publishing the graduation booklet
        • being in touch with your whānau/hapū/iwi

Te Wānanga o Raukawa publishes a graduation booklet at each graduation ceremony. The information held by Te Wānanga o Raukawa may be included in that booklet.

Will Te Wānanga o Raukawa give the information to other agencies?

Under certain statutes the following agencies can require Te Wānanga o Raukawa to provide information:

        • Ministry of Education
        • Tertiary Education Commission
        • Studylink (part of Ministry of Social Development)
        • Work & Income New Zealand (part of Ministry of Social Development)
        • Inland Revenue Department
        • Ministry of Justice
        • Immigration New Zealand (part of Department of Labour)
        • New Zealand Police
        • National Student Index
        • New Zealand Birth Register

When you sign the declaration, you give Te Wānanga o Raukawa authority to give information to the following agencies:

        • New Zealand Qualifications Authority
        • An agency which supports you through grants or scholarship awards or payment of fees
        • Other educational institutions
        • Researchers conducting academic research or research related to the welfare and wellbeing of students based on a sample of students (not including grades or students loan / allowances / income details)
        • Your secondary school / wharekura when you complete a qualification of Te Wānanga o Raukawa
        • The media to publish details of the completion of your course of study as approved by the Tumuaki

Can Te Wānanga o Raukawa collect information about me from other institutions?

When you sign the declaration on the enrolment form, you authorise Te Wānanga o Raukawa to confirm with another institution or agency details of your previous study and student loans and allowances entitlement.

All other information will be collected directly from you unless it is publicly available or you give Te Wānanga o Raukawa authority to collect it.

What happens if I do not supply the requested enrolment information?

If the information is not supplied, is incomplete or false, then Te Wānanga o Raukawa may decline or cancel your enrolment. If you do not authorise Te Wānanga o Raukawa to confirm your previous qualifications, Te Wānanga o Raukawa will not grant you credit for them.

Can I see or correct the information held about me?

You need only request the information and Te Wānanga o Raukawa will make it available to you.  You can also request Te Wānanga o Raukawa to change any information that you believe is incorrect. Each year while you are enrolled at Te Wānanga o Raukawa, you will be asked to update any information that has changed.

Commitment by Te Wānanga o Raukawa.

Te Wānanga o Raukawa undertakes to collect, update, use, store, disclose and exchange personal information only in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993, the Health Information Privacy Code 1993 (Temporary) and any other code of practice established under Section 46 of the Privacy Act 1993.

If you have any questions please call us on 0800 WANANGA or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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