Over the years, New Zealand has been emerging as an attractive destination for international students. Attractive not just in terms of the quality of education, but also in natural beauty (Yes, Middle Earth is real!) It is made up of two main islands and a number of smaller islands. The two main islands (the North Island, or Te Ika-a-Māui, and the South Island, or Te Waipounamu) are separated by Cook Strait, 22 kilometres (14 mi) wide at its narrowest point. Boats docked in blue-green water. Plate glass skyscrapers rising up in the background. Waterfront along Auckland CBD, a major hub of economic activity New Zealand has a high-income economy with a nominal gross domestic product (GDP) per capita of US$36,254. The currency is the New Zealand dollar, informally known as the "Kiwi dollar"
Whilst studying in New Zealand you will need somewhere to live. Many students live on campus in Halls of Residence, while others opt for a home stay with a local family, or live with friends (or strangers) in a rented 'flat' (apartment/house). Here is some information on options for student accommodation in New Zealand. Flatting/Independent Accommodation