Ara will be closed for the holiday period from Friday 23 December 2016. Our Christchurch and Timaru Campuses open on Wednesday 4 January 2017, and our Ashburton and Oamaru campuses open on Monday 9 January 2017.
If you have made an application during this time, it will be assessed when the institution reopens on 4 January.
Should you wish to email us your enquiry, please complete the form below. If you wish to receive information about qualifications or courses, please use our request for information form.
Please note: all fields marked with (req) are compulsory.
Privacy and Opt Out Statement
Any personal information provided to Ara is covered by our policy which complies with the Privacy Act 1993 and incorporates the twelve Information Privacy Principles. If you have any concerns about privacy, please contact the Privacy Officer.
Your contact details will only be used by Ara to send you relevant information, they will not be forwarded to other organisations. If you no longer wish to receive messages from Ara, you may opt out from receiving further messages from us. Please send us a message to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Opt Out" as the subject or telephone 0800 24 24 76.
130 Madras Street, Christchurch
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 8.00am–5.00pm, Friday: 9.00am–4:30pm
Ensors Road, Christchurch
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 8.00am–5.00pm Friday: 9.00am–4:30pm
32 Arthur Street
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.00am-5.00pm
03 687 1800
Washdyke campus Timaru
102 Racecourse Road, Timaru
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 5:30am-5.00pm
37 Alford Forest Road, Ashburton
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.30pm
44 Humber Street, Oamaru
Opening hours: Monday to Wednesday 8.00am - 5.00pm, Thursday and Friday 8.00am-5.00pm
Local calling area, 03 940 8000
Free call (New Zealand), 0800 24 24 76
International, +64 3 940 8000
Campus security 03 940 8076
Monday to Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm
For all general enquiries and enrolments:
+64 3 940 8642
P O Box 540
Christchurch Mail Centre