Training institutes

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AUT University (Game and Play Design)
AUT University (Computer Science)
EDENZ Digital Media Academy
Massey University (Bachelor of Creative Media Production)
Massey University (Bachelor of Design – Concept Design)
Massey University Bachelor of Information Sciences (Games Programming)
Massey University Bachelor of Information Sciences (Advanced Games Programming)
Massey University (Weta Workshop School at Massey University)
Media Design School (Bachelor of Software Engineering – Game Programming)
Media Design School (Bachelor of Creative Technologies – Game Art)
NorthTec (Diploma in Applied Arts – Digital Arts)
NZ School of Education (Diploma in 3D Animation)
South Seas Film & TV School (Diploma of Animation)
Southern Institute of Technology (Game Art, Game Design, Animation)
Unitec (Computing Systems)
University of Canterbury (Computer Science)
University of Canterbury (Software Engineering)
University of Canterbury (Human Interface Technology)
University of Canterbury (Bachelor of Product Design – Applied Immersive Game Design)
Victoria University of Wellington (Computer Graphics)
Victoria University of Wellington (Media Design)
Waikato University (Computer Science)
Yoobee Colleges (Diploma of Game Art and Development)
Yoobee College (Bachelor of Animation)