Years Accepting International Students
Building a career in New Zealand
New Zealand is a highly developed country and also has a fast growing economy. The small population, only 4.5 million, combined with the low unemployment rate, make it challenging for most companies to find qualified professionals, so there is a need to train and retain the talents coming from overseas.
These new Kiwis (kiwi is the nickname for New Zealander) have the opportunity to qualify themselves and pathway into the New Zealand work force.
How do I start?
We are going to show you the pathway to your career provided by NZIE, for each one of these areas of study.
Take your career to the next level and develop your management and leadership skills in a practical environment through our research and internship programme.
The Business Programme with 10 weeks Internship. Choose your major and learn how to lead a team, manage communications and resolve management issues in specific field.
Enrol now to start an exciting career! Learn digital marketing strategies, social media and digital design, email marketing, Google Ads and Data Analytics.
Our supportive, experienced and qualified teachers are here to help you to improve your English. The process is fun with a balanced mix of speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar.
You’ll find New Zealand is very affordable compared to many other English-speaking countries around the world. This is one of the many reasons why over 100,000 International students come to New Zealand to study.
Here’s a shortlist to give you a bit of an idea about day-to-day living costs. All prices are in NZD ($). We update this section every 3 months to make sure you have the latest information.
- 1 week’s accommodation $150 – $300
- Big Mac at McDonald’s $4.50
- Movie ticket at the Cinema $15 – $20
- 1-stage cash bus fare $3.50
- Haircut $20 – $50
- Bananas $2.99 per kg
- Apples $3.99 per kg
- Milk $2.35 per litre
- Chicken $14.00 per kg
- Bread $2.00 – $4.00
- Jeans $40 – $150
- T-shirts $10+
- Sweatshirt $40 – $100
- Sports shoes $50 – $250
- Dress $ 40 – $200
Information provided by New Zealand NOW
Taking the bus is a great way to get around. It’s cheap, frequent and convenient.
There are numerous bus stops in Takapuna and most buses coming from and going to the city, pass through Takapuna. The Smales Farm Busway Station is less than ten minutes’ walk away from NZIE campus.
For information, visit Auckland Transport.
If you are a full-time student, you may be eligible for up to 35% discount on your public transport fares when using your AT HOP card, compared to a single trip cash fare. You can apply for your concession online.
For more information, visit Auckland Transport.
Cycling is a great way to get around Takapuna and get fit at the same time. Plus it’s also cheap and ecologically responsible.
Check out the which takes you from Takapuna beach, though parks and along the waterfront finishing at historic suburb of Devonport.
Walking is free, reliable, and it’s good for your fitness.
Enjoy Takapuna views while you travel to NZIE Takapuna campus!
Takapuna is a 10-15 minute drive north over the Auckland Harbour Bridge and a 30 minute drive from the airport, depending on traffic. From central Takapuna, visitors can reach the northern or southern motorway in 5-10 minutes.
Note: it can be a challenge to find parking in the central city.
Taxi and Uber
You can also take a cab or use Uber. A cab or Uber ride from Takapuna to the CBD will cost around $30.
Book a taxi or Uber:
Cheap Cabs – (09) 621 0505
Green Cabs – 0508-447-336