Pakuranga College

East Auckland


School Year, Semester, Term

Host Family

14-18 years old

The location

Pakuranga College is located in a quiet suburb of East Auckland, just 30 minutes from the city center and international airport.

Although part of New Zealand's largest city, this area is famous for its beautiful beaches and parks. You can enjoy water sports, such as sailing and swimming, as well as a wide range of outdoor activities. The recently completed Botany shopping center is just minutes away, with many stores, cafes and restaurants to choose from. Experience New Zealand's outdoor lifestyle while having the convenience of the city at your fingertips!

School Offerings and Sports

Pakuranga college offers eight different areas of learning including English, Health and Physical Education, Languages, Math and Statistics, Arts, Social Sciences, and Technology and Science.

It has state-of-the-art facilities for high-tech courses, well-equipped science classrooms, music and theater classrooms, as well as many sports facilities (gyms, heated swimming pool, rugby, soccer and basketball fields).

Leisure Time

Pakuranga College is set in a very green environment, adjacent to Lloyd Elsmore Park, which houses facilities for sports such as field hockey, rugby, netball, cricket, and athletics.

There are stores and fast food restaurants in the immediate vicinity of the school.

The school offers many extra-curricular activities both sports and arts, in-depth study of Maori culture, and events for socializing.

Homestay accommodation

Families selected by the school live in close proximity to the school.

The school is committed to matching international students with host families to ensure a good match that facilitates integration and well-being.

Coordinators are available 24/7 for any needs of students and host families.

Students are provided with a private room for more privacy and space to study.

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