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Boarding Fees and Government Bursaries

Ngā Utu Kura Noho me ngā Pūtea Kāwanatanga

Fees to stay in one of our three Boarding Houses are paid in addition to domestic or international tuition fees.

2024 Boarding Fees (per annum) for International Students

Years 9–13

NZ$ per annum. Includes a New Zealand Goods and Services Tax. Paid in addition to tuition fees.

Government Bursaries

School Boarding Allowance

Students are eligible to apply for a boarding allowance if they demonstrate they are facing barriers to achieving educational success, and that boarding away from home will remove those barriers.

Students can apply for a boarding allowance if they meet one of the two eligibility criteria:


Access Barrier
The student’s home is geographically isolated, for example in a remote rural or island location, far from the nearest secondary school.


Multiple Barriers
The student’s educational success is negatively affected by:

  • poor or negative relationships;
  • behavioural issues;
  • low educational achievement;
  • their home environment.

For further information visit the Ministry of Education website here
If you have any questions or need help with the application, contact the Boarding Allowance Team at the Ministry of Education.

P: +64 4 463 8085

Boarding Allowance Team
Ministry of Education
PO Box 1666
Wellington 6140

All applications for the following school year are due by 31 October each year.
Decisions are issued early December.