Online Learning

You can study some programmes partially or completely online, or enhance your study using Moodle, our online Learning Management System

Technical support for your online learning

The Online Learning Centre provides technical support around the use of Whitireia Online (Moodle) which may include:

  • changing your password
  • enrolling you onto a course
  • advice about configuring your computer to work with the Moodle platform.
  • support around the use of Whitireia Online (Moodle) tools.

Online Learning Centre staff are based in Te Kete Wānanga at the Porirua campus and are available in person or by phone Monday – Friday between 9:00am – 4:30pm. You can also email for technical support.

For question directly relating to your programme of study contact your tutor as soon as possible.

Technical Requirements

To run Moodle effectively you should use the following minimum specifications. 

Operating System: Windows 7 & 10, Mac OSX Sierra, iPad IOS10

Internet Speed: Use a broadband connection to ensure that you can view videos and online presentations

Internet Browsers: Compatible browsers include Google Chrome and Safari 10 or later. Microsoft Internet Explorer is not recommended. Note that add-ons and toolbars can affect any browser's performance.

Settings: We recommend that cookies, pop-ups (in both internet browser and security software) and Javascript be enabled.​

Mobile devices: We recommend that on a mobile device you log in to Moodle using the web browser unless you are completing an assessment or activity that has a grading component. If you are completing an assessment or activity that has a grading component we recommend that you use Moodle through a desktop browser.

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