Kia Ora Welcome!

New Zealand is a country that we are proud to live in and we welcome global friends to come and learn together and be friends with us. New Zealand is unique in many ways and help is here to assist you on a wonderful journey.

International Students Safety

The New Zealand Government has special legislation to ensure the highest possible care and safety of International Students and their families during their time of enrolment at a New Zealand School.

Halswell School is a signatory to the Code and has extensive knowledge and experience of the compliance regulations.

Click on the button below to read the New Zealand Government Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2021. It is also available in other languages.

Recruitment Partners

We welcome working with excellent trusted professional partners.

New Zealand is a signatory to the London Statement of Principles. These promote best practice among education agents and consultant professionals supporting International students. They are required to follow these ethical principles at all times. This includes a current contract with our school.

We are not allowed to assist with immigration advice. Please click on the button below for the New Zealand Immigration website.

We are happy to recommend either off shore or onshore people to you if you need assistance with immigration and enrolment compliance.

Studying and Living in New Zealand

We have open hearts, open minds and open spaces where children can play, learn and be happy. New Zealand offers a world class education and is one of the best places to live and learn in the world. Discover more about our high ranking education system and incredible lifestyle.

NauMai NZ offers help to international students studying or about to study in New Zealand.

‘NauMai’ is a Māori phrase of invitation and welcome.

Click here to find out more

New Zealand Is Different – Discover the Kiwi Way!

How To Apply

Please contact the school to see if a place is available. Email: You will be given access to apply online.

If your application is successful, you will be given a provisional offer of place for your Visa Application.

Once fees are received in full, your enrolment is secure for the date shown on the Contract of Enrolment.

Please arrange insurance before the enrolment commences. The cover must include unlimited medical care as well as expatriation and repatriation. Halswell School is unable to arrange insurance, however you are able to do this online.

Christchurch Is Waiting For You

Christchurch is the largest city in the beautiful South Island. It is bordered by hills and the Pacific Ocean with flat plains that lead to the Southern Alps. It is an exciting and inspiring place to be with many new opportunities for everyone. Alongside world class educational facilities it offers an exceptional life style.

Halswell is proud to be part of Christchurch Educated. Christchurch Educated is a group of education providers based in Christchurch City and the Canterbury Region. We work together to provide high quality experiences for international students to explore, live, study and enjoy. Click on the links below for a wealth of information about Canterbury.

The Halswell Community

Halswell is a great place to be. The location is beautiful and close to the central city and the airport. Buses are frequent and accessible. There is a unique vibrant community with a strong sense of belonging and safety. The retail area is growing and interesting with: cafes, hotel accommodation, an excellent supermarket, food outlets, pharmacy and a medical and dental centre, There are many clubs, sports, a domain, model trains, play grounds, Sister city gardens in the huge Quarry Park, churches, youth groups, a regular market, a swimming pool and a stunning new library with many community resources. Click on the logo to discover more.


Halswell School is unable to provide accommodation for students or adults. Please see below for help.

Holiday Houses in Halswell
Craythornes Hotel
Christchurch City properties for rent on Trade Me Property
Christchurch Homestays