The Ministry of Education website contains information about the New Zealand education system, and New Zealand’s Code of Practice for the care of international students.
The Study in New Zealand website provides international students with information and resources including links to institutions and courses and scholarships and a guide to living and studying in New Zealand.
New Zealand Aid programme scholarships
Through the New Zealand Aid Programme, the New Zealand Government offers scholarships to citizens of some countries. See the New Zealand Scholarships website(external link) for details.
Immigration New Zealand has information about how to apply for a student visa.
If the length of the course you are planning to study is designed to last for longer than 3 months, you must apply for a student visa, regardless of how long you plan to study in New Zealand.