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Secondary School Enrolment

Secondary schools in New Zealand is very popular for international students especially from pacific countries. New Zealand offers a reasonable and flexible schooling options for international students.

  • Co-ed, girls only, boys only schools

  • Boarding / homestay options

  • Private / Public schools

  • Flexible enrolment and hands-on support for international students

  • Variety of location options

PNG Study Abroad team can assist with arranging high school enrolment for your children in New Zealand and guide you through the process from right at the beginning until your children finishes their study. 

Our service for New Zealand school enrolment:

  • School selection

  • PNG Study Abroad being a first point of contact for you and students

  • Arrange enrolment with schools of your choice

  • Assist with Student visa application

  • Arrange a health insurance

  • Assist with arranging flight itinerary

  • Continuous support and assistance provided until your children complete the study in New Zealand


Annual school fee: From NZ$12,000 to NZ$34,000 (PGK26,000 - PGK73,000)

Homestay fee: Approx. NZ$10,000 - NZ$13,000 (PGK22,000 - PGK28,200) per year

Boarding fee: Approx. NZ$12,000 - NZ$18,000 (K26,000 - PGK38,800) per year




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6 reasons why you should choose NZ school

Flexible enrolment

Affordable school and boarding fees

Hands-on support for international students

Many sports activities to explore and enjoy

Safe living environment

Reasonable travel cost from PNG to New Zealand


New Zealand is one of very popular study destination in the world because of its excellent education system, affordable living costs and beautiful nature all over the country. Many international students from all over the world choose New Zealand as a study destination because:


  • Safe and peaceful environment

  • Multi-cultural environment and very friendly people

  • Big Pacific communities

  • Globally recognised education and qualification

  • Many activities and adventures in beautiful nature in summer and winter

  • Pleasant weather all year around  


English and Maori being the official language of New Zealand, and English is the medium of instruction in learning institutions, so language barriers are limited. There are also English courses offered in various institutes, should you choose to improve your English skills.


From Papua New Guinea, there is no direct flight so travellers need to transit in Australia. Flight from Brisbane to major cities of New Zealand is about 3  - 3.5 hours.


The education system for schools is made up of 13 Year levels. Primary school starts at Year 1 up to Year 8, and Secondary school starts from Year 9 up to Year 13. High school students generally complete at age of 17.

For tertiary education, Vocational training and university study are available after secondary education.


Depends on your qualification background, institution and program you choose, you may be asked to provide an evidence of English Proficiency.

Alternatively, you may participate for English Language program provided by Tertiary Education Providers which may exempt an English proficiency test.


Available accommodation options in New Zealand:

  • On campus accommodation

  • Off campus Student Accommodation

  • Homestay

  • Share house

  • Rent a house / apartment


All international students who study in New Zealand must have a Health Insurance which approved by the school or institution.


Below is an estimated monthly living expenses in New Zealand. 

Accommodation (on campus) - $600 (PGK1,300)

Food & Drink - $240 (PGK520)

Transportation - $240 (PGK520)

Total: $1,080 (PGK2,340)

*These figures and currency conversion is an estimate only and depends on the accommodation option and location student choose this can be varied.

Average living expenses in NEW ZEALAND

PGK2,340 - 3,000

per month

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Most student visas allow you to work up to 40 hours every 2 weeks while your course is in session, and unrestricted hours during any scheduled course break. Australia has many part-time employment opportunities in a wide range of industries.


When a student receive an offer from an institution applied, student must meet all the conditions to accept an offer and making a required deposit is one of the conditions. 

Once student fulfil the required conditions, student can apply for a Student visa.

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How we can help you

We are committed to provide a hands-on support from the start to the end.


Find a school that best suited for the student


Coordinate application forms and assist with finalising an enrolment


Assist with visa application


Travel advice and continue to provide assistance until student graduate

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