Cost of Living

Cost of living in New Zealand and tuition fees are less compared other countries like Australia, USA and UK and all Universities in New Zealand are government funded Universities. Each University decides upon its tuition fees and there is not wide range of change within the same province. Though the International students have to pay more fees than the domestic students, the government funding makes it possible for international students to study in New Zealand by offering various scholarships for international students

Average Costs of Living per Week (NZ$)

City

Rent

Food

 

Transportation 

Social Activities

Other

Total Arrivals

Auckland

250

142

200

120

350

1062

Wellington

195

147

100

120

250

812

Christchurch

124

143

91

120

250

728

Hamilton

115

100

85

120

250

670

Dunedin

150

120

83

120

250

723

 

Source: The above numbers are taken from the respective city university website.