Frequently Asked Questions
Listed below are some of the more commonly asked questions regarding the Waiariki School of Forestry website; if the information you are looking for is not found below then please contact us using the form at the bottom of this page.Q. What other courses do you provide for the Forest and Wood Processing Industry?
A. See the current course list page to see all the Forestry and Wood Processing courses that we currently offer.
Q. What dates do the courses run?
A. Semester One - Term 1 22 February to 2 April; Term 2 19 April to 25 June.
Semester Two - Term 3 19 July to 24 September; Term 4 11 October to 19 November.
Q. What job opportunities are there for me?
A. The Forest and Wood Industry's need skilled and qualified employees now. Approx. 600 to 1,000 new trained employees are required each year to meet the demands of the industry. See our career's page for more detailed information.
Q. What is the future outlook for the forest industry?
A. According to research undertaken in 2007, the industry is confident that it will grow. Click here to see facts and figures collected by MAF (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry).
Q. Can I travel to New Zealand and study as an International student?
A. Yes, you can. Waiariki Institute of Technology has a department dedicated to enrolling and helping International students be successful in their study.
You can view the International Prospectus by clicking here.
Q. What nationality's are studying at Waiariki Institute of Technology as International students?
A. Currently we have people from the following country's studying with us - India, Vanuatu, Fiji, Croatia and Australia.
Q. How can I print a page from the Waiariki School of Forestry website?
A. Either click the "Print Page" link on the the site navigation to the left, or the "Print Button" in the header of your browser (if you have it enabled), or under the "File" menu in your browser select "Print".