Apply to Study at Taradale High School

Please click the blue button to the right, to Apply Online now.

International Student Fees

For a full list of fees, costs and the school calendar, please see our International Student School Fees (PDF) page (link on the right).

The Application Process

Please complete the Online Application form (blue button on the right).

If your application is accepted you will then be sent:

  • An Offer of Place
  • An Invoice for the tuition and accommodation fee


  • Tuition and accommodation fees must be paid before a visa can be granted. Fees are paid by bank transfer into the Taradale High School bank account.
  • Once your payment is received we will issue a receipt.
  • Take the Offer of Place and your Receipt to your nearest New Zealand Embassy to apply for your visa.


Taradale High School has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by NZQA. Copies of the code are available here.


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 while 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 http://www.moh.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

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