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#1 Auckland
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#2 Queenstown
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#3 Christchurch
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School accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) School accredited by English New Zealand School accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority)

CCEL is located on the campus of the University of Canterbury, which is in the suburb of Christchurch known as Ilam. The school has a number of well connected buses which can get students... More

General English Day (full time) - 23 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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EC English

Auckland

Rating: 4.7

4.73 reviews
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School accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority)

The school is situated within the Taylors College site in the centre of Auckland. It is close to the main shopping area, cinemas, cafes, public transport, restaurants, banks, bars,... More

Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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School accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) School accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority)

Unique New Zealand have over 30 years of teaching experience and is located in Auckland, New Zealand. The Campus of the school is located on Browns Bay Beach, literally less than one... More

Full Time English Programme (Adults) - 25 lessons per week | Max. group size: 18
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School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by UNOSEL  (Union Nationale des Organisations de Séjours Linguistiques) School accredited by WYSE/FIYTO (World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confereration)

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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School accredited by English New Zealand School accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority)

The school is located on the top floor of the shopping building in central Queenstown. There are shops and a food court in the same building and the bus stop is right outside the entrance.... More

General English (Morning/Part Time) - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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School accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) School accredited by English New Zealand School accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres) School accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority) School accredited by QE (Quality English)

The school is centrally located in Auckland, which is the biggest city in New Zealand. It is situated near popular restaurants, cafes and shops.  More

General English Course (Part-time/Mornings) - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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School accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) School accredited by English New Zealand

Dominion English Schools is located in the diverse and lively city of Auckland, New Zealand. Housed in the centre of Auckland, within minutes of restaurants, shops, eateries and close to... More

General English - Intensive - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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School accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) School accredited by English New Zealand School accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority)

LSI Auckland is located right in the centre of the city close to cafes and restaurants, and features bright and airy classrooms overlooking the palm trees in Myers Park. There are excellent... More

Standard 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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NZLC New Zealand Language Centres

Auckland
Auckland Viaduct Harbour
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School currently open
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School accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) School accredited by English New Zealand

Known as the largest language school in New Zealand, NZLC has its main campus in the city centre of Auckland. It is conveniently located near world-class restaurants, cafes and shops.... More

General English Course - 23 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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School accredited by English New Zealand

The language school is situated in the center of the country's capital city. Students will be inspired by the locations lively art, cafe and music scene. More

General English Course - 23 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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School accredited by English New Zealand

The language school is a modern campus located in the center of Auckland. It is minutes away from Wynyard Quarter, Waitemata Harbour and the shops and restaurants of Queen Street. Students... More

General Course + Accommodation - 26 lessons per week | Max. group size: 17
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School accredited by English New Zealand

Stunning heritage building located between 2 fantastic neighborhood where you can find great bars and restaurants and New-market, the perfect place for shopping. Opposite the school you... More

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School accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) School accredited by English New Zealand

ABC College of English is located in the heart of Queenstown, a great place to have an unforgettable learning experience. It's only a couple of minutes walk from the bus station and main... More

Part-Time Course Morning - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 10
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School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by UNOSEL  (Union Nationale des Organisations de Séjours Linguistiques) School accredited by WYSE/FIYTO (World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confereration)

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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2980US$ 2831US$
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School accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) School accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority)

Located in a modern building in the heart of Hamilton, WIE couldn’t be more central. Cinemas, food-courts, shopping malls, restaurants, bars and cafes are all seconds from campus, with... More

General Full-Time - 25 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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Key Facts about New Zealand

The country of the kiwis, Lord of the Rings and the Maoris is located in the south of the Pacific Ocean. New Zealand is well known for its forests, beaches and mountains, and therefore interesting for everyone. On the northern island, you will find Auckland and plenty of nice beaches and the southern island will fascinate you with its national parks, glaciers and coastlines like the Pancake Rocks at Punakaiki. Discover New Zealand's roots while listening to a Maori concert.

Population: 4,253,000

Capital: Wellington

Time zone: GMT +12

Currency: NZD (1 NZD = 0.6592 USD)

Telephone country code: +64

Religion:

  • Catholicism  13%
  • Anglican  12%
  • Presbyterian  8%
  • Hinduism  2%
  • Atheist, agnostic and unclassified  46%
  • Other religions: Other Protestant, Buddhism, Islam  19%

New Zealand quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.2

4.2 (183 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Largest cities in New Zealand:

  • 1. Auckland: 420,000
  • 2. Wellington: 380,000
  • 3. Christchurch: 360,000
  • 4. Manukau: 360,000
  • 5. Waitakere: 210,000

Largest international airport in New Zealand:

Auckland International Airport (AKL): 19.020.573 Passengers/Year; 2 Terminals; 16 km. from Auckland city center

universities: 8 (rankings of universities in New Zealand)

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (New Zealand average):6.42 NZD (26% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type I
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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