Hamilton New Zealand

Waikato Institute of Education

Waikato Institute of Education ( WIE) is one of New Zealand's leading English language schools, providing quality English Courses for International and Domestic students. WIE is a provider that is dedicated to the highest quality English Language Courses.


For several years Waikato Institute of Education ( WIE) has been one of New Zealand's leading Language schools providing English Courses in New Zealand. WIE is a New Zealand Government Approved Institution and is registered with the NZ Ministry of Education. All courses are accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Waikato Institute of Education (WIE) is the only authorized training and testing centre for TOEIC, Cambridge Exams, and  OET in the Waikato region of New Zealand.

WIE is well situated in the beautiful river city of
Hamilton, New Zealand's largest inland city. Hamilton has a population of 150,000 and offers the perfect environment for study and leisure. We are also centrally located and within short driving distance to many of New Zealand’s landmark beaches, lakes, mountains, popular tourist destinations and activities and recreational activities.

The campus is located in CBD, right in heart of  the heart of Hamilton with only minutes walk to both Hamilton Transport Centre and Hamilton City Centre with its many shops, restaurants, theatres and entertainment.

Waikato Institute of Education offers quality and diversity  taught  by staff and English courses.


  • We offer quality English courses from highly qualified, experienced and enthusiastic English ESOL teachers(native and bilingual speakers).(Teacher Profiles)

  •  A wide range of quality English courses and programmesincluding: General English, NZCEL (New Zealand Certificate in English Language), Exam Preparation (IELTS,OET, PTE, TOEIC and Cambridge), Practical English for Work (eg. Aviation, Nursing, etc), High School Preparation, Holiday Programmes, and NZCLT (TESOL, New Zealand Certificate in Language Teaching)

  • English courses are approved and accredited by the New Zealand government - NZQA  (New Zealand Qualification Authority).

  • Regular specials and discounts on English tuition fees

  • Our students come from all around the world including Asia, India, South America, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and the Pacific Islands to learn English at WIE, New Zealand English school.

  • We accept international students from the age of 14 years and older

  • We now offer New Zealand Certificate in Language Teaching (NZCLT) qualification - the only institute in the Waikato to offer this!

Additional benefits of studying with WIE

  • Helpful, friendly, professional advisors and support staff – we make YOU feel special from the time you arrive to the time you leave…and consistent.

  • Classes have an average of 8-10 students with a maximum of 15

  • City and campus orientation and a free placement test given on arrival at the Institute.

  • Additional support is offered with one-to-one peer tutoring programme

  • Our school is equipped with superior  modern facilities (Photo Album)

  • Classrooms are attractive and comfortable

  • Computer facilities include free internet access and printing from our computer lab room with technical support from our Media & Technology Officer

  • Our student area includes a kitchenette, student lounge, resource/library area, billiards, table tennis, air hockey, foosball and a computer room for students.


Accommodation and Living in New Zealand( More )


  • Guaranteed accommodation with a carefully selected New Zealand family

  • Opportunities to enjoy the New Zealand experience.

  • Native speaking counsellors to assist students to settle into a new environment.


Pathway to New Zealand University, Polytechnic and High School (More)

Our graduates are accepted onto, diploma and degree programmes at NZ Universities and Polytechnics while some others are accepted onto Foundation programmes or High School certification. As a free service, we will offer facilitation of entry into:



New Zealand Government Support for Waikato Institute of Education

In recognition of being a provider of quality English language courses and programmes, WIE receives government funding for its new migrant students through the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC). Several new initiatives in the provision of ESOL to WIE’s NZ permanent resident students are supported through various government funded areas eg. Student component funding, General English for New Migrants, etc. In addition, WIE is registered by the Government (TEC and Studylink) for students to access the Student Loan and Student Allowances scheme as well as the TEC, and PELT.

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Contact us now and let us help you become part of the WIE family


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Wendy Wan
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Office hours: 8.30am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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