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International Students – Costs & Fees

The following tuition fees and costs are effective from November 2021.

Costs Duration NZD
Tuition Fees Per year $14,000
Administration Fee 1 year $1,100
Homestay Per week $290
Homestay Placement Fee $230
OR Designated Caregiver fee Per placement $380
Travel + Medical Insurance Per year $500 approx
NZQA examination fees 1 year $383.30
School Uniform 1 year up to $500
Personal stationery 1 year $100-300 (depending on art-based subjects)
School trips Varies $50 approx per trip
Sports equipment/teams/clubs Varies Depends on club
Musical instruments 2 terms $120 approx
Outdoor Education 9-10 trips per year $600 (approx.)
Study Support (ESOL) Per term $750


Less than one term $450 per week

$10 per week (approx.)

  • Tuition and other fees are payable as listed in the Invoice and Offer of Place and additional charges as by levied by the school from time to time
  • Tuition fees do not include costs for general stationery, materials for practical work, music lessons, textbooks, class trip expenses, school uniform. The tuition fee does include the use of most textbooks and internet for the duration of the course
  • An Offer of Place will be sent to the student/agent which will include an Invoice detailing the fees owing
  • Once the fees are received by Pukekohe High School, a receipt will be issued
  • The student visa can then be applied for and the homestay family will be finalised
  • On renewal of this agreement for a subsequent academic year, the student agrees to pay a minimum of one term’s tuition fee as set out in the fees schedule
  • Where a student wishes to enrol for a period of time that is less than a complete academic year, the Offer of Place will reflect the appropriate costs for the enrolment period

Payment of Fees

The payment details will be displayed on the Invoice and payment may be made by bank transfer or credit card (if in New Zealand).

If a bank transfer is used please:

  • Ensure the student’s name is shown clearly on the bank transmission sheet
  • Advise Pukekohe High School when payment has been made by emailing


News & Events

Daily Notices

  • Joinery Job (Local)
    The Stone Collective based in Adams Drive is looking for two school leavers to join their team. Must be hard-working and have an interest in joinery. Call Finn 0210645638 or pop in to 25 Adams Drive, Pukekohe for a chat.
  • Parts Assistant / Trainee
    The Tractor Centre, Pukekohe are looking for an enthusiastic Parts Assistant to join their team now. A genuine interest in customer service and knowledge of the agriculture industry is preferred, however attitude and the desire to learn are more important, as training will be provided for the right person. If you are interested contact Mrs Jolly in the Careers Department for more information or contact The Tractor Centre's recruitment team 09 299 2525.
  • Farrell Nurseries Job Opportunity for 2022
    Farrell Nurseries Job Opportunity. They are looking for a hard working person to join their team. Send cover letter and CV to
  • Possible Plumbing Apprenticeship
    Limbo Plumbing possibly have a plumbing apprenticeship, contact Hayden 0274244384
  • Summer Labourer Required (Earthworks)
    A Civil and Earthworks Company are after some labourers for the earth works / summer season. This could potentially turn into further work / apprenticeships for the right person. Contact Emma McAllister,APS Civil and Construction, 021 174 2191
  • MITTA 2022
    If you are intending to attend MIT as a 2022 Trades Academy student (Level 2 and Level 3) and have NOT yet been contacted by a member of the Careers Team asking for details, please email We are currently enrolling and you might miss out on your preferred option if you don't contact us very soon.
  • BYOD for Learning

    With the resurfacing of COVID in our region and changes in
    Alert Levels causing students to continue their learning from home, having a
    reliable device at home to access online learning, remain connected with
    teachers, and receive feedback about their work makes 
    BYOD more essential than

    Click here for a reminder of our BYOD recommendations.