The New Zealand Government announced on 11th May 2020 that it is safe to move to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 from 14th May 2020. ACMI will resume classes on campus from 18th May 2020. Health and Safety measures under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 will be in place for all students, staffs and visitors on campus. ACMI welcomes all students and staffs back on campus from 18th May 2020. These are the Health and safety measures to be followed on campusunder COVID-19 Alert Level 2 restrictions:

If you are sick, do not come on campus. Please stay home and call or email to let us know, or for any assistance required.

Living Costs in New Zealand

This is an indication of living costs in New Zealand to help you plan your stay. These prices are not exact and are only indicative for planning.

Living Expenses (Auckland) per week  as per  Studylink / Expatistan
Item Cost (NZ $)
Renting with others (3 bedrooms sharing) – based on Mt. Eden 202.00
Food – basic dietary requirements 64.00
Power 13.00
Bus – with regional bus card discounts 23.00
Phone – minimum phone and text plan 5.00
Internet – unlimited broadband 7.00
Other (includes clothing / toiletries / make-up) 20.00
Approximate total weekly expense 334.00

Typical prices in New Zealand as per Government statistics department as per common purchases in 2019

Item Cost (NZ $)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.68
Milk – standard, 2 litres 2.13
Apples (kg) 3.98
Domestic beer in supermarket 0.5 l (16 oz) 4.48
Visit to private doctor(15 minutes) 52.00

Other typical prices
Item Cost (NZ $)
Washing machine 600 – 1500
42” LED-LCD flat screen TV 600 – 1500
Round of golf 30 – 100
Cup of coffee (flat white) 4.00
Big Mac 6.00
Movie ticket 10 – 20
Pair of jeans 60 – 150
Car – Ford Focus (2.0L, 5 door) 36,350.00