Accommodation & Living Costs

Kalandra Education Group is situated in South 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 your accommodation for you, however the following is a list of websites that can help you find suitable accommodation;
http://www.trademe.co.nz/
http://www.realestate.co.nz/
http://www.gumtree.com.au/
https://www.homestay.com/

Kalandra Education Group does not organize homestay accommodation, however will inspect all accommodation to ensure it is suitable. (upon request).

Description

Approximate Costs

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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 cots 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 poli- cy

Higher costs for emergency treat- ment may be able to be claimed (depending on your policy conditions).

Haircut

$20 to $55

Costs can vary considerably.

Transport

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
company

Petrol per litre (varies)

$2.25

(Unleaded)

Entertainment

Pool or billiards

$10 to $15 per hour

Per table per hour

Movie ticket

$15

Usually cheaper on Tuesdays

Game of golf

$20 to $60

Costs vary widely

 

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Fill out the enrolment form and email it to us at enrolments@kalandra.ac.nz

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