International Students

Wainui School welcomes International Students, and we currently have two enrolled at our friendly, high achieving school.

Enrolments for 2017 are open.

For more information, please contact the school office: or phone +64 9 420 5127, or you are welcome to contact our Principal, Mrs Gillian Bray:

Wainui School is a signatory to the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students (hereinafter called the Code) – Please read these documents before the interview, so that any queries may be discussed. Students are accepted on a per term or annual basis only.

Immigration: Full details of visa and permit requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available through New Zealand Immigration Service, and can be viewed on their website at

Eligibility for Health Services: Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable to pay for the full costs of that treatment. Full details on entitlements to publicly funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health, and can be viewed on their website at

Accident Insurance: The Accident Compensation Corporation provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens, residents and temporary visitors to New Zealand, but you may still be liable for all other medical and related costs. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at


International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand.

It is understood that all children will participate fully in all aspects of Wainui School life. Tuition fees are listed clearly in our prospectus and also welcome for discussion with Ms Melanie Luwig, Executive Officer  email,

Additional costs are in alignment with other schools in the Auckland (specifically Hibiscus Coast) area, and cover such things as Outdoor Education and Matific and online maths learing support programme.

Extra-curricular activities (voluntary) include music lessons and sports. Music lessons can be arranged through the school. We have three teachers, covering piano, keyboard,guitar, vocalsa and drums. For after school sports, students are given guidance and support in joining sports clubs locally and region wide.

– See more at:

1. International Students Prospectus 2017-18 PDF

2. International Student Info_fees 2017 PDF

5. Insurance – International Students 2017 PDF