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Living costs

You’ll need to think carefully about the amount of money you will need while you are studying. Remember, your daily cost of living is in addition to your tuition fees. Immigration New Zealand estimates that an international student will require at least NZ$15,000 per year to cover all living expenses.

For  up-to-date information about New Zealand living costs, you can visit the New Zealand Immigration or New Zealand Education websites.

Approximate costs in Auckland

Item

Amount (NZD)

Accommodation

$100 - $250 per week

Utilities

$20 - $40 per week

Food

$80 - $120 per week

Transport

$5 - $50 per week

Cell Phone

$5 - $10 per week

Entertainment

$10 - $50 per week

Miscellaneous

$10 - $50 per week

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