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Major New Zealand banks are:
|Bank||Contact number if calling in New Zealand||Contact number if calling from overseas|
|ANZ Bank||0800 103 123||+64 4 472 7123|
|Bank of New Zealand||0800 2400 00||+64 4 801 2400|
|ASB Bank||0800 803 804||+64 9 306 3000|
|Kiwi Bank||0800 11 33 55||+64 9 336 1133|
|National Bank||0800 181 818||+64 4 382 9608|
|Westpac Bank||0800 400 600||+64 9 912 8000|
Opening a bank account
Nearly all the major banks have international student packages.
To open the account you’ll need to take along some identification (ID), such as a passport, a birth certificate, and/or a driver’s licence. Your bank can tell you exactly what you’ll need to bring.
Will my ATM card work in New Zealand?
ATM (Automatic Teller Machines) cards can be used in New Zealand so long as they have been enabled for international access.
Your ATM card must carry either the CIRUS, PLUS or STAR international ATM mark or the Interlink or Maestro POS mark.
In addition to your tuition fees, you will be responsible for planning and budgeting your living costs. Below is an estimated cost of living guide per month for a single student living in homestay accommodation in Auckland.
|Cost per month ($NZ)|
|Single homestay room (breakfast & dinner included)||$1064|
|Food (lunches & snacks)||$200 ($10 per day)|
|Clothing, entertainment, personals||$150|
|Total monthly costs||$1634|
|Total costs per academic year (40 weeks)||$16,340|
You can work for up to 20 hours in any given week during the academic year (including holidays within the academic year) if you are:
You should not plan to work in New Zealand to pay the major part of your fees or living expenses.