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

Requirements to Participate

To be considered as a suitable applicant the student must:

  • Be from 14 to 17 years old and not turn 18 years during the first semester of his/her programme.
  • Be attending a school in his/her country
  • Have excellent physical and mental health
  • Agree to attend classes and maintain satisfactory standards of work and behaviour.
  • Have good English skills – if the student’s English level is not satisfactory the school can require the student to have English lessons before attending the mainstream classes.
  • Be mature and flexible so as to be able to accept the school and host family they are placed with.
  • Be responsible and follow the school, host family and STB Pacific rules and respect New Zealand law.
  • Be prepared to adapt to a new culture with different values and to live in a family with different lifestyle and/or socio-economic level that he/she may be used to in his/her own country.