Programmes and Fees 2025

All fees are in New Zealand dollars and include 15% GST (NZ Tax)

Administration Costs

Enrolment Fee NZ$250
Homestay Placement Fee NZ$250

General English

Course Hours Fee
Full-time 25* $NZ435 per week (01-12 weeks)
$NZ415 per week (13-24 weeks)
$NZ380 per week (25+weeks)
Mornings 15 $NZ320 per week
Afternoons 8 $NZ170 per week

*All students who pay for 25 hours per week get free entry to the Friday afternoon activities. Part-time students may join the activity, but they will need to pay $80 for each activity that they participate in.

General English with Exam Preparation

Programme Hours Fee (1-12 weeks) Discount
– Preparation for IELTS 25 $NZ435 per week Same as for General English
– Preparation for FCE, CAE 25 $NZ435 per week Same as for General English

– The above exam preparation course prices do not include the exam fees.

General English with Activities

Programme Hours Length
Full-time 25 1 – 4 weeks

**This cost includes entry to all afternoon (1300h-1500h) activities, transport and a RELA guide.
This programme runs on set dates during the year. Please click here to see the dates.

General English with High School Preparation

Programme Hours Length
High School Preparation 25 As required

****This price includes free entry to the Friday afternoon activities. High School Preparation students are welcome at any time of year in General English classes.

One-to-one Tuition

Programme Hours Length Fee
One-to One Tuition By arrangement By arrangement $NZ90 per hour


Weekly Fee (18+) $NZ320
Additional Nights (18+) $NZ46
Weekly Fee (under 18) $NZ350
Additional Nights (under 18) $NZ50 per week

Optional / Additional Costs

Transport from Auckland Airport to Rotorua $NZ280
Transport from Rotorua to Auckland Airport $NZ280
Transport from Rotorua Airport $NZ30
Transport from Rotorua Bus Station/Tourism Rotorua FREE
Textbooks and Materials Fee*50% of this cost is refundable on the completion of your course if your book is returned in good condition. $120*
  • All fees are in $NZ and include 15% GST (NZ Tax).
  • Minimum enrolment period is 2 weeks
  • Tuition and accommodation fees must be paid in full before students begin their course.
  • A weekly homestay supervision fee is retained by the school from the weekly homestay fee paid by the student.
  • Prices include counselling services.
  • Students are responsible for examination fees and travel to examination centres.
  • Students pay for their own optional recreational and social activities.
  • Students are responsible for buying their own personal items such as shampoo.
  • If a part-time morning student wants to join an afternoon activity, the cost is $80 per day.
  • If a full-time student wants to upgrade to English with Activities, the cost is $57 per day.
  • If a part-time morning student wants to upgrade to full-time, the cost is $115 per week.
  • Homestay Public Holiday Surcharge ($50 per Public Holiday)
    • Paid for two week stays at Easter and stays of 4 weeks or less at Christmas and/or New Year
    • This surcharge is paid to the homestay families.

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