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About Auckland

Auckland City





It combines all the advantages of a big city with easy access to nearby beaches, islands, forests and farmland. There is something in Auckland for everyone!

  • Population: 1.5 million
  • Climate: Temperate - never too hot or too cold
  • Two great harbours
  • Many beaches for swimming, surfing, sailing,
  • windsurfing or sunbathing
  • Great restaurants, cafes and night-clubs
  • Museums, libraries and art galleries
  • Indoor and outdoor concerts (local and international acts)
  • Cultural festivals
  • 43 city and regional parks
  • 23 local golf courses
  • Outstanding sporting facilities and teams
  • Sky Tower (tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere)
  • Dozens of nearby islands
  • Viaduct Basin (ex America's Cup Village)
  • The world's friendliest people
  • A GREAT language school!

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$ What Things Cost in Auckland $

 

New Zealand is not an expensive country, but it is not a very cheap one either. It is somewhere in the middle. Things are generally a bit cheaper here than in Western Europe and a bit more expensive than in many other Asian, East European and Latin American countries. Here are a few examples of what you can expect to pay for things in Auckland. All prices are in New Zealand dollars.

 

    Auckland weekly bus/train/ferry rate $30 - $50

     Supermarket (per week if student is staying at city apartment) $50 - $70

     Fast Food lunch (fish and chips, Big Mac Combo etc.) $5 - $10

     A pizza at pub night $6

     A beer in a pub $5

     A movie $10 - $20

     A can of coke $1.50

     A souvenir t-shirt $10

     A postcard bought and mailed home $3

     A cappuccino in a cafe $3.50

     A haircut $15 men / $25 women

     Phone + SIM card from $19

 

 

Most students also want to enjoy some of the attractions of Auckland as well. Here is what you can expect to pay.

Auckland Zoo $23 student, $28 regular price

     Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium - Walk-up price $30 student, $39 regular price

     Auckland Museum $25 General Admission, Free with museum card

     Rent rollerblades $15/hour

     Play golf $25

     Auckland Art Gallery FREE

     Boat trip on the Harbour $40 (1h30, Fullers)

     Top of the Skytower $20 student, $28 regular price

     Maritime Museum (including sail) $29

     Hire a car from $30/day

     Return Ferry to Devonport $12

     Visit one of dozens of beautiful beaches, tramp in the Waitakere ranges, visit a city or regional park, enjoy the botanic gardens - FREE !

 

 

Visit one of dozens of beautiful beaches, tramp in the Waitakere ranges, visit a city or regional park, enjoy the botanic gardens FREE.