Welcome to Aotearoa!

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A UNIQUE CULTURE THAT WILL FASCINATE AND MESMERIZE

The small island with a big heart.  New Zealand welcomes you with the same kind of warmth that it has offered for over 800 years.  Expect to find intriguing insights, unique experiences and the unexpected.  
New Zealand’s art and culture is drawn from many different ethnic influences.  Each group of people who have made the journey to this special place have brought with them styles and traditions which have become blended together.  
The diversity and vibrancy of multi-ethnic cultures mean that New Zealand designers enjoy a world-wide reputation for excellence.  From ground-breaking special effects in filmmaking to the fashion extravaganza that is World of Wearable Arts,  New Zealand has been able to create global influence.  
Art with a heart; that’s what New Zealand is all about.

THE NEIGHBORING COUNTRYSIDE AND COAST OFFER FABULOUS CHANCES FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

When it comes to natural beauty, New Zealand is unrivalled. It is home to some stunning flora, fauna, beaches and landscapes. The island is an abode to spectacular beaches, adventurous parks and many scenic walking tracks. This makes New Zealand a nature lover’s heaven. 

Students can enjoy the outdoors and discover quaint sceneries. These areas are untouched by human life and are a habitat to lush forests and native wildlife. 

The country offers a gateway to explore some uninhabited beaches. Whether they are black sandy surf beaches or isolated sunshiny bays, one can choose from many beaches that are spread across New Zealand. From unwinding and enjoying some breathtaking views to engaging in activities on and off the water, it’s all yours for the taking. One can enjoy a leisurely picnic under a secluded cove or walk by the wide open beaches that are truly New Zealand. 

You can read your favourite novel under a sprawling pohutukawa tree or swim, surf, snorkel, kayak and dive in one of the blue, translucent waters of this majestic island. If you’re not a fan of water sports then you can host a barbecue, play some beach volleyball, explore scenic walking tracks or even ride a horse!

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AUCKLAND HAS AN ELECTRIFYING ARRAY OF CAFÉS, BARS, PUBS AND CLUBS

Lively, stylish, confident, cosmopolitan and convivial are words enthusiastically used to define Auckland.

It is a flourishing city with a proud heritage and an optimistic future. Auckland welcomes you with outstanding entertainment, student support and sports facilities. 

The city offers a taste of diverse cuisines in various restaurants across the city, an effervescent café-culture and some pubs, bars and clubs to shake a leg or two! 

Unruffled by the outside world, Auckland is a serene and calm place to live and study in. The city and AGI provide students with an enriching experience, you’ll remember long after graduation.