Catholic Theological College

Kia ora and welcome to the interim site for the Catholic Theological College.

The Catholic Theological College is the new single provider for Catholic tertiary education in New Zealand, owned and approved by the New Zealand Catholic Bishops.  It forms part of the new umbrella organisation Te Kupenga – Catholic Leadership Institute.

From 1 January 2020, the Catholic Theological College will take over responsibility for the courses, staff and students from Good Shepherd College – Te Hepara Pai (Auckland) and The Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand – Te PÅ«tahi Katorika ki Aotearoa.

Students already enrolled with Good Shepherd College, or interested in enrolling in the

  • Bachelor of Theology 
  • Graduate Diploma in Theology 
  • Click Here

Students already enrolled with The Catholic Institute (TCI), or interested in enrolling in the:

  • NZ Certificate in Christian Studies (Level 5) in Christian Ministry or Religious Education
  • NZ Diploma in Christian Studies (Level 6) in Christian Leadership, Pastoral Ministry or Religious Education
  • Click Here

For any general enquiries, contact Marina Schmits at