We have selected our twelve top picks of the best places that international students can go in Aotearoa/New Zealand and the things that they can do there. This list is slightly different as its structured by each month of the year, so each place has been chosen by the month it is best to visit in.
What makes Aotearoa/New Zealand different? These are the things that we believe sets New Zealand apart from most other countries. They are the aspects of our culture that are totally unique to our people.
It’s that time of the year when final exams are just around the corner and stress levels begin to rise. We’ve put together some key tips for students in the lead-up to their exams. This expands upon our 2018 blog of 8 Study Tips for International Students in NZ.
While the wind and rain of spring continue to ensure the flowers bloom and the memories of winter chill slowly fades, this month is also peak exam time. De-stress in your study break by planning your perfect summer holiday, road trip, and blissful relaxation somewhere in our beautiful country. With most of the country now in COVID-19 Alert Level 1, it is beginning to look more likely that trips and events will go ahead in the leadup to the new year.
Aotearoa/New Zealand’s history of producing unique endemic animals means we have had many weird and wonderful creatures on our shores throughout history. This is a list of seven animals that have gone extinct and two that were thought to have gone extinct but came back!
While improving weather conditions and temperatures can be expected in springtime, this spring in New Zealand will be like no other due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With spring arriving in New Zealand next week, here is a helpful list of 10 things that you can do or expect.
This is our list of the best swimming holes that you can visit when New Zealand’s summer is in full swing (or beat the rush and go on a hot day at the end of spring). Our list is compiled using five South Island swimming holes and five North Island water holes.
We also cover most of these people in our 10 Unforgettable Moments in Recent Kiwi History that International Students Should Know blog, but here we go into greater depth as to why they were chosen to appear on the bank notes.
In this blog we explore some common items of ‘Kiwiana’ – iconic Kiwi items that have become famous in NZ over many years, so much so that they are now ingrained in Kiwi culture. A few of these things have already been mentioned in our blogs on the best NZ gifts and souvenirs to take home for friends and family and at Christmas, so if you want to find out more about the items and potentially taking a piece of Kiwiana home for yourself or a loved one, we recommended that you check those blogs out.