New Zealand Activities
  • A Beginner's Guide To Rugby In New Zealand

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    1 Sep 2017
    Rugby is New Zealand’s national game and an excellent way to have fun with friends while improving your English. The All Blacks, our world-beating national team, are the ultimate, but kicking a rugby ball around with friends is where it all starts. The game can look confusing to newcomers, so here’s a very basic beginner’s guide to help you tell a ‘try’ from a ‘conversion’ and the ‘fronts’ from the ‘backs’. What On Earth Are They Trying To Do? The...Read More >
  • An International Student's Guide to Kiwi Slang

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    1 May 2017
    If you’ve just arrived, or even if you have been enjoying New Zealand these past few months, you will find from time to time you hear a word – or several in a row – said by your Kiwi friends that will lead you to scratch your head and wonder what they mean? New Zealander’s have a unique and wonderful slang, playful, fun and much of it is shared with Australia. With the guide below you’ll be ‘bantering’ in no time,...Read More >
  • Weekend Getaways from Queenstown

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    9 Jan 2017
    Our English New Zealand students in Queenstown tell us how much they love studying and living in such a fun and exciting place. Even with so many activities available to them and the natural splendour that surrounds the area, our students are usually keen to take an occasional weekend getaway to experience more of New Zealand. There are some amazing places nearby that make the perfect setting for a weekend getaway. Today we’re going to discuss four of our favourites! Te...Read More >
  • Favourite Summer Pastimes for Students in New Zealand

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    1 Nov 2016
    The winter is behind us, the days are growing longer and the air is feeling much warmer. Summer is just around the corner and that is definitely something to get excited about! While New Zealand is beautiful throughout the year, summer is when our country really shines. If this is your first season in New Zealand, you might be wondering how to make the most of the fine weather. In today’s post I’m going to share some of the pastimes that...Read More >
  • Region in Profile: Auckland

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    25 Aug 2014
    With 16 English New Zealand language schools to choose from, Auckland is an exciting place to study English. There are plenty of activities for students to enjoy and opportunities to practise English everyday!Read More >
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