• Three big challenges New Zealand's English language schools are facing - and how to combat them

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    7 Dec 2018
    By Guy St Clair, New Zealand General Manager at Cohort Go* International education in New Zealand is booming. As at 31 August 2017, the number of year to date enrolments were at 106,021, with regionally based student numbers growing steadily and students coming here from increasingly more countries. There’s been clear growth in the sector, and this has been beneficial not only to our education providers, but to New Zealand as a whole. English language schools are particularly important to the...Read More >
  • Our Top 6 New Zealand Summer Destinations

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    1 Dec 2018
    Summertime in New Zealand has a very distinct feeling. Often referred to as the ‘kiwi summer vibe’ it is usually the time directly after the Christmas rush when the weather begins to settle in to predictable blue-sky days and many New Zealanders take their summer holidays and travel away from home to stay as close to the water as they possibly can — be it a beach, lake or river. If you are fortunate enough to experience a Kiwi Christmas —...Read More >
  • Guide to Māori Culture and Customs

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    3 Oct 2018
    Māori culture carries a strong sense of family (whanau) and pride in history and iwi (tribe) links. Important myths and legends are passed down through generations by way of oral storytelling and observing cultural and special customs. Here we look at some key aspects of the culture and the customs that define Māoridom. Respecting Tikanga (Māori Customs) Tikanga are traditional Māori customary practices, behaviours and values. They are considered a guideline for day-to-day life and need to be observed during interaction...Read More >
  • English New Zealand - New Board Members Elected

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    11 Jul 2018
    After a two-year term, Beth Knowles and Terry Leotta have stepped down from the English New Zealand Board. Tim Mahren Brown was re-elected and we welcome Darren Conway and Andrew Fisher. View the full English New Zealand Board Read More >
  • Language Schools New Zealand Celebrates Milestone

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    9 May 2018
    Guy Hughes and the team at LSNZ have recently celebrated 20 years of offering English language courses to international students. Following an overseas experience teaching English and studying Japanese, Guy arrived in Queenstown and decided to make it his home. He immediately realised with all the wonderful activities and tourism opportunities that it really needed an English language school. From a rented space and a one-man operation in April 1993, to its location now on the top of O’Connells Shopping Centre,...Read More >
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