Immigration and Insurance Information

Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016

Tauranga Intermediate School has agreed to observe and be bound by the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016 published by the Minister of Education.  Copies of the Code are available on request from this institution or from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website at www.nzqa.govt.nz

Immigration

Full details of visa and permit requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available through the New Zealand Immigration Service, and can be viewed on their website at http://www.immigration.govt.nz.

Eligibility for Health Services

Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable 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 www.nzqa.govt.nz

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 http://www.acc.co.nz.

Medical and Travel Insurance

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