Telford Rural Polytechnic was merged with Lincoln University in 2011 and was then taken over by Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre in 2017.
Tairawhiti Polytechnic merged with Eastern Institute of Technology in 2011.
Christchurch Polyechnic Institute of Technology merged with Aoraki Polytechnic in 2016 and the merged institution is now known as Ara Institute of Canterbury.
Waiariki Polytechnic and Bay of Plenty Polytechnic merged in 2016 and the merged institution is now known as Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.
Te Pūkenga - The New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (NZIST) was established in 2020 as part of reforms of vocational education. It brings together the existing 16 Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) into one organisation. The subsector label Te Pūkenga takes the place of Institutes of technology and polytechnics used in previously published tables.
Students are counted in each sub-sector they enrol in, so the sum of the various sub-sectors may not add to the total.
Students are counted in each qualification type/NZQF level they enrol in, so the sum of the various types/levels may not add to the total.
Students are counted in each provider they enrol in, so the sum of the various providers may not add to the total.
Students are counted in each ethnic group they identify with, so the sum of the various ethnic groups may not add to the total.
Domestic students: those studying here with New Zealand/Australian citizenship or permanent residence status.
International students: those studying here without New Zealand/Australian citizenship or permanent residence status. Students studying off-shore at tertiary education providers that are registered in New Zealand are considered international students unless they hold New Zealand citizenship.
Data relates to students enrolled at any time during the year with a tertiary education provider in formal qualifications of greater than 0.03 EFTS (more than one week's full-time duration).
Students are counted in each group they identify with, so the sum of the various groups may not add to the total.
Totals also include those students with unknown values.
Data in this table, including totals, have been rounded to the nearest 5 to protect the privacy of individuals, so the sum of individual counts may not add to the total.
Data includes those private training establishments that received Student Achievement Component funding, and/or had students with student loans or allowances, and/or Youth Guarantee programmes.
Data excludes all non-formal learning and on-job industry training.