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Rating: 4.2

4.2
145 reviews|
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Rating: 4.5

4.5
11 reviews|
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Rating: 4.4

4.4
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Rating: 5.0

5.04 reviews
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Christchurch College of English accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) Christchurch College of English accredited by English New Zealand Christchurch College of English 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...

General English Day (full time) - 23 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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#2

Auckland

Rating: 4.7

4.73 reviews
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EC English 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,...

General English - 16 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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#3

Auckland
Browns Bay

Rating: 4.5

4.530 reviews
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Unique New Zealand accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) Unique New Zealand 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...

Full Time English Programme (Adults) - 25 lessons per week | Max. group size: 18
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Rating: 4.5

4.52 reviews
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Study & Live in your Teacher Study & Live in your Teacher Study & Live in your Teacher

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...

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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Rating: 4.3

4.310 reviews
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Language Schools New Zealand accredited by English New Zealand Language Schools New Zealand accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority)

Language Schools New Zealand is located in the breathtaking town of Queenstown, on the South Island of New Zealand, on the shores of the Kawarau River. Nearby the school students can find...

General English (Part Time Morning) - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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Rating: 4.2

4.246 reviews
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Worldwide School of English accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) Worldwide School of English accredited by English New Zealand Worldwide School of English accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres) Worldwide School of English accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority) Worldwide School of English 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.

General English Course - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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Rating: 3.7

3.734 reviews
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LSI - Language Studies International accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) LSI - Language Studies International accredited by English New Zealand LSI - Language Studies International 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...

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Auckland
Auckland Viaduct Harbour
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NZLC New Zealand Language Centres accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) NZLC New Zealand Language Centres 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....

General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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NZLC New Zealand Language Centres accredited by English New Zealand

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

General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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EF International Language Center 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...

General Course + Accommodation - 26 lessons per week | Max. group size: 17
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Kaplan International Languages 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...

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ABC College of English accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) ABC College of English 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...

Part-Time Course Morning - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 10
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Study & Live in your Teacher Study & Live in your Teacher Study & Live in your Teacher

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...

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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Waikato Institute of Education accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) Waikato Institute of Education accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority)

Waikato Institute of Education is located in Hamilton, in the Waikato region of New Zealand's North Island. The school is right in the centre of the city, surrounded by cinemas, shopping...

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 = 0.7213 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):5.86 NZD (26% 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

#1 Auckland: 5 schools
#2 Canterbury: 2 schools
#3 Otago: 2 schools
#4 Waikato: 1 school
#5 Wellington: 1 school

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