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New Zealand

New Zealand is known as a country which is very beautiful and has extraordinary beautiful nature.  One of the most famous movies, Lord of the Rings, has managed to show the beauty of the country ranging from its mountains, lakes, to attractive beaches.

New Zealand is known as a country which is very beautiful and has extraordinary beautiful nature.  One of the most famous movies, Lord of the Rings, has managed to show the beauty of the country ranging from its mountains, lakes, to attractive beaches.

Climate

Another name for New Zealand is the ‘Land of the Long White Cloud’. New Zealand has a mild temperature, high rainfall, and hours of sunshine in most areas. In the north, it has subtropical weather during the summer, while the mountainous regions in the south can reach -10ºC in winter. The hottest months are December, January, February, while June, July and August are the coldest. In summer, the average maximum temperature ranges from 20-30ºC and in winter, it is between 10-15ºC.

Transportation

For their activities, most people choose to walk, bike, or use available public transportation. There are three options of public transportation, namely buses, trains and ferries. In addition, there are also water taxis, namely a smaller ship that offers scheduled services to visit a small port that cannot be reached by ferries.

Social and Culture

New Zealand also offers interesting entertainment that is not far from natural life. You can spend time in this country not only by learning but also by exploring new things. In general, New Zealand residents are known to be quite friendly and peace-loving based on the 2017 Global Peace Index. In the previous year, New Zealand was named an anti-corruption country based on the International’s Corruption Perception Index.

Educational System

After students graduate from secondary education, they have the opportunity to choose whether to continue their study to vocational education or to universities. New Zealand student visas usually allow students to work full-time up to 20 hours a week during the academic year and up to 40 hours a week during summer holidays.

List of Institutions Represented by AS Student Services

1Taylors College Auckland (Pathway to The University of Auckland, Massey University, and AUT)
2UC International College (UCIC)
3Waikato Pathways College
4Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand