• Behind the New Zealand Currency

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    25 Sep 2014
    We’re going to give you a tour of our currency, showing milestones and important people in our history, as well as some of the beautiful landscapes and birds you’ll find on our colourful and interesting currency.Read More >
  • Region in Profile: Christchurch

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    25 Sep 2014
    Often referred to as “The Garden City” because of its many expansive parks and gardens, Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island and the third most populous urban area in New Zealand. The local people of Christchurch enjoy an active lifestyle while surrounded by both natural and man-made environments that have been hailed as world-class areas time and time again.Read More >
  • Immigration ONLINE - Student

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    11 Sep 2014
    Immigration New Zealand has launched their Immigration ONLINE - Student system. Applications for student visas can now be made online at https://www.immigration.govt.nz/secure/Login+Student. Applicants will still need to provide pasports through the relevant Visa Application Centre (VAC) offshore, or via INZ Palmerston North if they are already in New Zealand. In 2015 e-visas will become more widely available so for most students this step will no longer be necessary. Next year INZ will also introduce a third party partners portal so agents...Read More >
  • Cambridge English Supports English New Zealand Professional Development

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    10 Sep 2014
    As part of our MoU with Cambridge English, Dr Ardeshir Geranpeyeh presented a session focussing on English language testing, particularly the advantages of online computer adaptive testing. An example of online testing, the Business Language Testing Service – BULATS, was reviewed, as well as the rationale behind aligning language test results to the CEFR. The use of externally validated qualifications to enhance employability was also discussed. It was a privilege to have Dr Ardeshir Geranpayeh Head of Psychometrics and Data Services,...Read More >
  • A Guide to the Unique Vocabulary of New Zealand

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    5 Sep 2014
    To help you learn some of the vocabulary that is unique to New Zealand, we've put together this colourful infographic. You'll be speaking like a Kiwi in no time at all!Read More >
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