Programmes and Fees 2021

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

Administration Costs

Enrolment FeeNZ$250
Homestay Placement FeeNZ$250

General English

Full-time25*$NZ395 per week (01-12 weeks)
$NZ370 per week (13-24 weeks)
$NZ355 per week (25-36 weeks)
$NZ340 per week (37-52 weeks)
Mornings15$NZ280 per week
Afternoons8$NZ165 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 $60 for each activity that they participate in.

General English with Exam Preparation

ProgrammeHoursFee (1-12 weeks)Discount
– Preparation for IELTS25$NZ395 per weekSame as for General English
– Preparation for FCE, CAE25$NZ395 per weekSame as for General English

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

General English with Activities

ProgrammeHoursLength Fee
Full-time251 – 4 weeks$NZ620pw**

**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

ProgrammeHoursLength Fee
High School Preparation25As required$395pw****

****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

One-to One TuitionBy arrangementBy arrangement$NZ90 per hour

Tour Groups

Price available on request.


Weekly Fee$NZ230
Additional Nights$NZ33
Extra care for students under 16$NZ40 per week
Boxed lunches provided by homestay$NZ25 per week

Optional / Additional Costs

Homestay Weekday Lunches$NZ25 per week
Transport from Auckland Airport to Rotorua$NZ180
Transport from Rotorua to Auckland Airport$NZ180
Transport from Rotorua Airport$NZ30
Transport from Rotorua Bus Station/Tourism RotoruaFREE
Textbooks and Materials Fee*50% of this cost is refundable on the completion of your course if your book is returned in good condition.$100*
  • All fees are in $NZ and include 15% GST (NZ Tax).
  • Tuition and accommodation fees must be paid in full before students begin their course.
  • A $15 per week 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 $68 per day.
  • If a full-time student wants to upgrade to English with Activities, the cost is $56 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 one or 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.

For information about the cost of living in New Zealand click here