Frequently asked Questions
What local education pathways are available for my family?
Education pathways in our local community, provide varied opportunities for a seamless transition for our international students and their families.
Education Pathways in our area include:
Elmwood Normal School
Paparoa Street School
Christchurch Boys High School
Christchurch Girls High School
What is life like in Christchurch?
Christchurch is a great place to grow up for young people. Not only is it a safe environment, but there are also plentiful and diverse opportunities for families living here. The following video illustrates this beautifully.
Check out the links below for more information.
Christchurch Educated – Christchurch is an inspiring place to study.
Christchurch Tourism – Christchurch is a gateway to New Zealand’s South Island.
New Zealand Qualifications Authority - NZQA outlines detailed information about studying in New Zealand.
What are the driving requirements in NZ?
To drive in New Zealand, you must have a current and valid overseas driver licence or international driving permit. If you're here for more than 12 months, you'll need to gain a New Zealand driver licence. The NZ Transport Agency has some helpful tips to make your driving experience safe in NZ.