36 English Language Schools in New Zealand - Ranking 2023

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36 Best language schools in New Zealand (ranked based on student reviews)


Most popular destinations

Rating: 4.2

154 reviews
Top Destinations: Auckland (city thumbnail)

Rating: 4.3

21 reviews
Top Destinations: Christchurch (city thumbnail)

Rating: 4.5

11 reviews
Top Destinations: Queenstown (city thumbnail)

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Interesting information 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.

Key Facts about New Zealand

Population: 4,886,000
Capital: Wellington
Time zone: GMT +12
Currency: NZD (1 NZD = 0.6446 USD)
Telephone country code: +64
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
Visa: Nationals from USA can travel and study a language course up to 18 hours a week and for a maximum of 90 days without a full visa. It is just necessary to apply online for an ESTA card (Electronic System for Travel Authorization). Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Visa requirements data last updated on 01-12-2022 (Source)
For the most up-to-date visa information please consult with the embassy or consulate of New Zealand in your country. List of embassies and consulates of New Zealand on the official website - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of New Zealand.
Largest international airport in New Zealand:
Auckland International Airport (AKL): 18 km. from Auckland city center
Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (New Zealand average): 6.87 NZD
    (14% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type I
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Most popular regions in New Zealand for language travel

Questions and answers about Wellington

  • If you are highly proficient in English, you might be able to prepare for IELTS in just a month. Highly skilled users in English only need to concentrate their studies on the knowledge of the exam and its strategy. And you can learn the structure of an exam and the best strategies for the test pretty quickly.
    Rubén De Haro, Area Manager - Spanish from LanguageCourse.Net - Sep 09, 2022

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