Studying English in New Zealand
  • 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 >
  • Speak the language - a short guide to Māori words and meaning

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    24 May 2016
    Like many countries around the world, New Zealand has an indigenous people that called this country home far before European settlers arrived here. Māori are a proud and spiritual people, whose culture holds many great myths, legends and beliefs. Of those beliefs is a strong bond to the land and a community spirit that lives on today. Te Reo Māori (the Māori language) is rich and almost musical, especially during passionate speeches of welcome or thanks. In this blog, we’ll share...Read More >
  • Getting Used to the Culture of New Zealand

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    16 Mar 2016
    New Zealand is a mix of cultures and ethnicities so you might find the way we act, socialise and do business is a quite different to what you are used to in your own country. Your New Zealand study experience is a great opportunity to learn and immerse yourself in a new culture so don’t forget to keep an open mind!Read More >
  • Introducing Ayumi Maruyama

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    31 Jul 2015
    Ayumi was recently selected by English New Zealand to be their first Great Study Tour blogger. Currently a student at Musashino Art University, Ayumi will get the opportunity to visit six of New Zealand’s premier English schools and experience what it is like to learn English as an international student.Read More >
  • Working While Studying - Everything You Need To Know

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    16 Jun 2015
    Getting a part time job while you study is not only a great way to increase your pocket money, but your English language skills will improve when used in everyday situations and you’ll also make plenty of new friends. We’ve collected information about working while on a student visa, and have plenty of tips to help you find a job and find the balance between your work hours and your study time.Read More >
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