STB Pacific

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AOTEAROA is N.Z.'s Maori name which means 'Land of the long white cloud'.

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There are 4.5 million PEOPLE in N.Z.(approx).
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CAMPING is the traditional summer holiday activity.
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WATER is drinkable from the tap in N.Z.
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Kiwis eat MARMITE and VEGEMITE on toast.
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The SOUTHERN ALPS is the youngest Alpine range in the world.
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There are 38 million SHEEP in N.Z. (approx)
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Auckland’s RANGITOTO ISLAND is the most recent Volcano in N.Z.
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A BACH is a beachside holiday house.
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The KIWI is a flightless bird from N.Z. New Zealanders are also called Kiwis.
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There are no SNAKES in N.Z.
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A.J. Hackett’s BUNGY was the first Bungy in the World.


Code of Practice

All schools in New Zealand placing international students have to agree to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the Minister of Education. Copies of the Code and on line information are available on request from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website    


Full details of visa and permit requirements, advice on rights regarding employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available through the New Zealand Immigration Service and can be viewed on their website at 


Be aware to check that you are not bringing any prohibited substances into New Zealand by checking the N.Z. Customs website 


It is compulsory for all international students coming to study in New Zealand to be covered by health insurance.   STB Pacific’s high school program includes in the price comprehensive health insurance to protect our students – Southern Cross Travel Insurance. Please see more details about their coverage and how to use the insurance on their website: The insurance policy card will be given to the students when they arrive in Auckland and our team of coordinators will assist the students on how to claim their expenses back and on how to use the insurance properly. 

Education New Zealand

Education New Zealand is the government recognised industry body for
export education in New Zealand. STB Pacific works with Education New
Zealand and is a Specialist Agent for New Zealand.

Please visit their website for more information about living and studying
in New Zealand -

* Photography supplied by Tourism New Zealand