Taratahi has one residential campus, all of our other regional campuses are non-residential.


  • In the  Wairarapa our more mature students, or students who do not want to live on campus, have other options available.
  • Masterton, a short 10 minute drive from our residential campus, has a number of rental accommodation properties available.  
  • Students who chose to live off campus need to build in travel time to campus each morning - especially our dairy students who have very early starts!
  • Masterton is our only residential campus, all of our regions are non-residential.

In this section you will find information for students living on the Masterton, Wairarapa campus.

Living on campus allows you to be fully immersed in the lifestyle that comes with the agricultural industry.  Our supportive staff encourages constant learning and take pride in developing good work ethic with you. 

Some advantages of living on campus include:

  • You won’t have to factor in travel time to and from campus (better time management).
  • You’ll be with other students who are on a similar career pathway which will give you contacts for the future as well as the opportunity to develop strong friendships.
  • Fun activities and events are organised for you.
  • First year students enjoy three hearty meals a day in our dining room.
  • We create a family environment for you.
  • We have a full time Campus Manager as well as staff who live on campus 24-7 who provide support, advice and structure for you. More
Image alt

The Latest



Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Taratahi’s latest “try before you buy”residential Taster course in the Wairarapahas filled up faster than ever before.

Wairarapa Graduation 2016

Wairarapa Graduation 2016

Monday, 10 October 2016

Graduation is a highlight of a student’s life. The annual Taratahi Wairarapa Graduation ceremony is no exception, and is one of the biggest events in the region, with close to 500 people attending.We are delighted to announce that Graduation for our 2016 students will be held on 24 March 2017. We are giving advanced warning of the date to allow parents and students time to book travel to this event.

Coming Up: