The Catholic Institute

Merger with GSC


The Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand (TCI) is in the process of merging with Good Shepherd College (GSC).

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops' Conference (NZCBC) has announced the name of the new organisation: "Te Kupenga - Catholic Leadership Institute". Click here for the media statement announcing the name.

The Board of Te Kupenga - Catholic Leadership Institute is looking for a Chief Executive with credible change leadership experience, preferably gained in a faith-based, not-for-profit or tertiary education setting. Click here for the job advertisement and here for the full job description.


Present students will be able to complete the programme of studies that they have embarked on.

A new website will be created for the combined institute once a logo has been made. At present, our websites will have links to corresponding places on the website of the other institute.

Click here for the website of Good Shepherd College. 

Click here for a message to students from the directors of Good Shepherd College and The Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand.

If you have any questions about the merger, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..