Rotorua English Language Academy

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Established: 1993

RELA is a medium-sized English language school based in Rotorua, one of the most popular holiday destinations in New Zealand. Rotorua is famous for its Maori culture, geothermal activity, hot mineral pools and stunning natural landscape. We are one of only three schools in New Zealand accredited to Quality English.

We offer a strong academic programme with General English classes from Beginner to Advanced level. We also have a strong examination focus offering classes in IELTS, Cambridge FCE and CAE, and TOEIC. We believe that each student is an individual and strive to cater to each student’s unique learning needs and goals.

We offer a variety of after school and weekend activities as well as 4 hours of free guided self - study each week after school. We have a maximum of 12 students in a class.

Contact Details

School Website:

Rotorua English Language Academy

1460 Pukuatua Street
PO Box 2079
Rotorua 3040
Phone: +64 7 349 0473
Fax: +64 7 349 0753


  • Student lounge and kitchens
  • Games room and basketball
  • Weekend and after school activities
  • Free guided self access for 4 hours per week
  • Wireless internet

Special Courses

  • Exam preparation - IELTS, CAE, FCE, TOEIC, TOEFL
  • High School Preparation
  • Working Holiday Programme
  • English with Activities
  • English for Older Students and Family English

Top Nationalities

  • Japan
  • Saudi Arabia
  • New Caledonia
  • China
  • French Polynesia