About New Zealand
New Zealand is a country of amazing contrasts.
Snow capped mountains, fast-flowing rivers,
deserted beaches, forests, lakes, volcanoes, thermal
reserves and much more. Outdoor activities include
tramping, bungy jumpy, scuba diving, golf, skiing,
swimming with dolphins, whale watching and fishing.
The people are relaxed and friendly and there is a
unique culture which is a mix of Maori and old
Travel within New Zealand is both affordable and easy.
Accommodation is also very affordable and varies from
International class hotels to homestay accommodation
and backpacker hostels
New Zealand food and wine is unique and includes fine
locally produced reds and whites of all varieties,
fresh locally caught seafood including crayfish as
well as international cuisine to suit all your tastes.
NTIS New Zealand is based in Nelson which sits at the
top of the south Island. The area is the sunniest in
New Zealand and boasts National parks, skiing, clean
beaches, fine local wines, fruit and seafood. We urge
you to take a step away from the larger cities in New
Zealand and see rural New Zealand at
Facts about New Zealand
Level of education
Level of education is as good as the UK or USA.
Zealand educational institutions put much emphasis on
you as an individual - encouraging you to think and
New Zealand is a much safer country than many other
developed countries. There is little fear of terrorism
here. You will not see the police carrying guns and
although violent crime is widely reported in the media
it is still relatively uncommon.
New Zealand prices are lower than many other English
speaking countries and the Japanese Yen and British
pound goes a long way here!