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#1 Auckland
reviews: 145|
schools: 9
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#2 Christchurch
reviews: 27|
schools: 2
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#3 Queenstown
reviews: 11|
schools: 2
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#4 Hamilton
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#5 Wellington
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Christchurch College of English, ChristchurchFavorites heart icon
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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.... More

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

Auckland

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.03 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... More

Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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Unique New Zealand, AucklandFavorites heart icon
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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... More

Full Time English Programme (Adults) - 25 lessons per week | Max. group size: 18
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, AucklandFavorites heart icon
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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 & L... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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2980US$ 2831US$
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Language Schools New Zealand, QueenstownFavorites heart icon
Accreditations:
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... More

General English (Morning/Part Time) - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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Worldwide School of English, AucklandFavorites heart icon
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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... More

General English Course (Part-time/Mornings) - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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Dominion English Schools, AucklandFavorites heart icon
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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... More

General English - Intensive - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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LSI - Language Studies International, AucklandFavorites heart icon
Accreditations:
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... More

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

NZLC New Zealand Language Centres

Auckland
Auckland Viaduct Harbour
Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
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... More

General English Course - 23 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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NZLC New Zealand Language Centres, WellingtonFavorites heart icon
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School currently open
Accreditations:
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... More

General English Course - 23 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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EF International Language Center, AucklandFavorites heart icon
Accreditations:
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,... More

General Course + Accommodation - 26 lessons per week | Max. group size: 17
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Kaplan International English, AucklandFavorites heart icon
Accreditations:
School accredited by English New Zealand

Stunning heritage building located between 2 fantastic neighborhood where you can find great bars and restaurants and... More

General Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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ABC College of English, QueenstownFavorites heart icon
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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... More

Part-Time Course Morning - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 10
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, ChristchurchFavorites heart icon
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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 & L... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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2980US$ 2831US$
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Waikato Institute of Education, HamiltonFavorites heart icon
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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... 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 = 0.6602 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: 4.2/5.0

4.2/5.0 (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):6.41 NZD (26% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type I
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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