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Living in New Zealand

New Zealand is an unbeatable place to live and study.

What is it like to live in New Zealand?

What are New Zealanders like?

Mujahid Masor from Malaysia, studying a Bachelor of Science and Technology at Massey University

A man dressed in green biking safety gear is enjoying cycling through lush green forest in New Zealand

Explore New Zealand

Explore cities and regions

Shubi Sharma, student from India studying a Bachelor of Arts and Economics at the University of Auckland

Accommodation in New Zealand

New students always feel at home here. You’ll need somewhere to live while you study, and there are plenty of options available.

An international student who is a resident in a university hall smiles to the camera while other students are in the hallway

Halls of Residence

(or hostels)

An international student and her host mother are working together to complete some paperwork and homework


(or private board)

Accommodation in New Zealand - Flatting


(or independent accommodation)

You’ll never be far from a beach or an area of native bush, so you’ll be able to balance your studies with exploring the outdoors.

Are you ready to take the next step?

Keep exploring

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