Kalandra Education Group is situated in West Auckland. There is a wide range of Accommodation to suit all budgets. Living costs will vary depending upon your lifestyle.
The Department of Immigration NZ requires you to have a minimum of $17,000 per year (full year programmes) in order to have sufficient money to live in New Zealand. This is in addition to your tuition fees.
Kalandra Education Group does not organize homestay accommodation, however will inspect all accommodation to ensure it is suitable. (upon request).
Rent with power and water
The average costs vary between $150 to $400 per week per room. PLEASE NOTE: If you take a tenancy on a flat or other accommodation, you will most likely be required to pay a Bond and two or three weeks rent in advance.
The costs for this can be substantial and might be in excess of $1,000.
Students should be prepared for this.
These costs are based on sharing accommodation with others e.g. in an
apartment (the costs vary within different areas of Auckland). Remember the further away from Kalandra Education Group you live the more you will need to pay in petrol or public transport.
Groceries (Food etc.)
$75 to $100 per week
These costs are minimum based on eating at your flat etc., but will depend on the type of food you like to eat and prepare for yourself.
Mobile phone contract
$40 per month
Plus connection fee.
Mobile phone calls to NZ mobile phone numbers
30 cents to $1.50 per minute
This will depend on your mobile plan.
Visit to a Doctor
$35 to $75 for one visit
Most or all of the costs can be claimed back through your insurance policy (depending on your policy conditions).
Visit to a Dentist
$100 to $200+ Not usually claim- able through your insurance policy
Higher costs for emergency treatment may be able to be claimed (depending on your policy conditions).
$20 to $55
Costs can vary considerably.
Bus/Train transport (a concession pass can be purchased)
$1.80 to $4.50
One to three stages on a bus. Train travel varies in cost.
Taxi approximately 5km distance
$16 plus any waiting time
Approximate cost—these vary from company to