New Zealand is a small country with a population of just over 4 million. Famous for its natural scenery, New Zealand has a relaxed lifestyle and welcomes newcomers. The country’s economy is centred on farming, forestry, horticulture and tourism.
Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand, with a population of around 1.5 million people. It is the country’s biggest centre of business and industry, and offers excellent employment and lifestyle opportunities.
Auckland hosts many international students, of all ages, from around the world. It has 3 universities, 2 large polytechnics and many small and large private tertiary schools.
The city has plenty to offer with great shopping, and excellent museums, theatres and art galleries. Auckland has been rated the third best city in the world, and the best city in Asia and the Pacific for lifestyle.*
*Mercer Quality of Life Survey, 2015.