Fees for 2024

All costs given in NZ$. GST included.

  Full Year Three Terms Two Terms One Term
Tuition $16,400 $12,300 $8,200 $4,100
Administration $500 $500 $500 $500
Homestay Liaison Fee $350 $350 $350 $350
School Related Expenses $2,200 $1,700 $900 $700
Insurance (estimated) $597 $466 $340 $232
Accommodation Options
Boarding Hostel $17,030 $12,773 $8,515 $4,258
Homestay for Boarding students (Term breaks, $315pw) $2,880 $TBD $TBD  TBD
Homestay for Day students ($315pw, varies based on length of stay) $14,490 $11,025 $7,245 $3,780

1. Tuition Fee

  • Covers normal school tuition- extra costs detailed above.
  • Text books (on loan)
  • Access to school library facilities
  • English language classes
  • Additional costs for senior students taking Outdoor Education

2. Homestay Fee

  • Paid for 46 weeks approximately for a full year
  • No refund if student voluntarily goes away during the term holidays.

3. Boarding House

  • Boarding is usually only available for full year occupancy but stays of
    one term or more are possible.
  • The boarding fee covers all periods of the year except term breaks and holiday weekends. The
    homestay fee for term breaks covers stays in the boarding house or
    homestay placement. If students return home for a term break the
    homestay fee will be refunded.

4. School Related Expenses (Unused funds are refunded)

  • Uniform (can be up to $700 for a new uniform)
  • Class trips
  • Sport
  • Cultural activities including music lessons
  • Class write-on workbooks
  • Extra class materials (woodwork, food and nutrition, art etc)
  • NCEA and Scholarship Examination fees
  • Boarding house activities
  • Student visa renewal (if done through the School)
  • Doctor Visits (usually reclaimed on insurance)

5. Insurance

  • The New Zealand Government requires all International Students to have travel and medical insurance. We use Uni-Care NZ Student Plan: www.uni-care.org. Costs may vary depending on length of stay.

6. Personal Expenses

  • The student will be expected to pay from his personal allowance for any taxis, bus fares, cell phones and data plans, travel, personal clothing, holiday activities and additional tutors

7. Refund

  • Refund policies are detailed in the Application Form and Contract of Enrolment.

8. Fee Protection

  • The school is required to ensure that all international student funds are protected in the
    event that:
    • The school is unable to continue to offer tuition to international students
    • The student withdraws from study
    • The student is required to return home
    • The student transfers to another educational institution.

Funds paid by international students are held in a separate account for this purpose.