About this Site

About This Site

Site Owner

This is site is owned and maintained by NorthTec.

About NorthTec

Northland Polytechnic, trading as NorthTec, is a TEI that is domiciled and operates in New Zealand. The relevant legislation governing NorthTec’s operations includes the Crown Entities Act 2004 and the Education Act 1989. NorthTec provides educational and research services for the benefit of the community. It does not operate to make a financial return.


Unless otherwise indicated, copyright in all material available on this site is owned by NorthTec. You can reproduce this material free of charge without further permission, as long as you:

  • reproduce the material accurately;
  • do not use the material in a derogatory manner or a misleading context; and
  • acknowledge the source and copyright status of the material.


Statistical Information Collected

We may collect statistical information about your visit to help us improve the Site. This information is aggregated and non-personally identifying. It includes:

  • your IP address;
  • the search terms you used;
  • the pages you accessed on our Site and the links you clicked on;
  • the date and time you visited the site;
  • the referring site (if any) through which you clicked through to this Site;
  • your operating system (e.g., Windows XP, Mac OSX);
  • the type of web browser you use (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox); and
  • other incidental matters such as screen resolution, the release of your installed Flash version and the language setting of your browser.


Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a data file placed on a device when it is used to access one or more features of our website. We may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. If you choose to disable cookies on your device, some features of our website may not function properly.

Our website uses Google Analytics to track, monitor and report on site traffic. We also use Google Signals for Google Analytics Cross Device Reporting and ad personalisation for Google users who have turned on Ads Personalization.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out browser add-on.

Online payments

Any online payments are processed through the secure DPS Payment Express system. NorthTec will not store or transfer any of your credit card information. After placing an order your credit card details will be processed through the secure online payment gateway. DPS are PCI compliant.


When you place an order or submit an application through www.northtec.ac.nz  your transactions are encrypted using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology, the industry standard in e-commerce transaction security. Encryption scrambles the information transmitted across the Internet and also verifies the identity of the server and confirms that the original message arrives safely at its destination.

Use of Statistical Information

The statistical information referred to above will be viewable by site administrators and certain other NorthTec staff.

Questions and Complaints

For further information, email online@northtec.ac.nz or write to:

Online Communications Manager
Private Bag 9019
Whangarei, 0148
New Zealand

Contact Details

See the Contact section.


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