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Last updated 19 October 2017
Last updated 10/19/2017

General enquiries

If you want to contact the Tertiary Education Commission (the TEC) with a general enquiry, our Sector Helpdesk is your first point of contact.

Careers Advice 

If you have an enquiry about jobs, careers and tertiary study choices, contact our Careers Directorate.

Written enquiries

The Tertiary Education Commission
PO Box 27048
Wellington 6141
New Zealand

Street address

Head Office Reception
Level 9
44 The Terrace
Wellington 6011
New Zealand 

Regional offices


North Island


Level 3, Spire House
35 Robert St
PO Box 5065
Whangarei 0140


65 New North Road
Eden Terrace, Auckland 1021
PO Box 8085
Symonds St, Auckland 1150


Suite 27
Level 1, Arcadia Building
11 Worley Place
PO Box 1100


c/o NZ Customs Service
Level 7, Harrington House
32 Harrington Street
PO Box 13204 
Tauranga 3141


Level 2, Dunvegan House
215 Hastings Street
PO Box 545
Napier 4140

Palmerston North

c/o Department of Internal Affairs
Capital Fund House
Level 3
Cnr Main Street and The Square
Palmerston North 4440 


South Island


Level 2, 241 Hardy Street
PO Box 1041
Nelson 7040


Level 1, 504 Wairakei Road
Burnside, Christchurch 8053
PO Box 39020, Harewood
Christchurch 8545


Level 6, Evan Parry House
43 Princes Street
PO Box 859
Dunedin 9054

Media enquiries

For media enquiries, contact:

Specific information requests

If you’re requesting specific information from us (for example under the Official Information Act or for research purposes), email our Sector Helpdesk with the words “Request for information” in the subject line. Please clearly state why you need the information and your deadline, if appropriate.

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