NZESTAR Accommodation

Homestay is the most popular accommodation option for international students. It is recommended to stay in a homestay if you are under age of 18. Homestays are ideal for international students because they provide a safe family environment for students when they are far away from home. Homestays are also good for international students to practice English as well as learning the Kiwi culture.

NZESTAR provides quality homestay families for international students. All host families have been police vetted and visited. We also provide a 24/7 emergency support for all students, we make sure every student is well taken care of in the host family.

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We also provide a 24/7 emergency support for all students, we make sure every student is well taken care of in the host family.

A room with a bed, a desk, good lighting, a wardrobe and good heating system (for winter). Free Wifi (for reasonable use only). Additional Wifi charge may apply with an excessive use of internet.

Private board is only for students over the age of 18. Students can choose to share a house with others. You will have your own room, the common areas such as kitchen, lounge and bathroom will be shared with your flat mates.

All host families have been police vetted and visited.

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NZ Homestay

NZESTAR finds top quality homestay families for international students. All host families have been police vetted and visited by NZESTAR. It is recommended to stay in a homestay if you are under the age of 18. Homestays are ideal for international students because they provide a safe family environment for students when they are far away from home. Homestays are also good for international students to practise English as well as learning about the Kiwi culture.

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NZES English Tutoring

English Tutoring

NZESTAR offers this exclusive option for international students to stay in a host family with some extra home-base tutoring. This has been proven to be very successful to improve student’s English ability and students progress fast and well with their school work. Tutors are carefully selected and are all NZ qualified teachers with years of international students teaching experience. This is an excellent opportunity for students not only get to learn about the Kiwi culture but also cultures from other nationalities. This is a great opportunities for students to practise spoken English and make friends.

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NZESTAR PRIVATE BOARD

Private Board

Private board is only for students over the age of 18. Students can choose to share a house with others, this is very common in New Zealand. You will have your own room, the common areas such as kitchen, lounge and bathroom will be shared with your flat mates. Other options such as sleep-out or studio are also available. However rooms are only subject to availability. Private board options do not include meals. Power and internet are sometimes shared. You are also required to pay a 2-week bond before moving in.

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Guardianship

While studying in New Zealand, it is recommended for students to have a guardian in New Zealand on the parent’s behalf to look after the student and help with their needs.
A guardian is a person who obtains the New Zealand citizenship and acts as the main contact person for the student, homestay parents, school and parent at home.
Parents of overseas students are responsible for assigning a guardian for your child / children before coming to New Zealand… read more

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