We found this information for you and prices here are mostly accurate and valid for travelling this year (2017). Most sites we searched have outdated information. Food costs are growing every year as well as accommodation rental. You will get an idea of your average spending on your holiday or trip around the country while you study here. Enjoy your trip, and if you fall in love in our country, please feel free to call for free no obligation advice how you can stay in New Zealand legally from our Licensed Immigration Adviser or Job Placement Consultant!
New Zealand Dollar – money, cost and prices/NZ dollar is falling now, you will get more for your currency. (JP Consultants comments September, 2014)
Depending on where you come from even New Zealand luxury can seem affordable, especially if you stay away from the major tourist centres. If you plan to visit New Zealand and the exchange rate is good then think about changing early for your holidays. Exchanging money may be more favourable at your home bank where you hold an account than over the counter in New Zealand banks.
If you want to limit your spending while you travel, consider the following cost-saving options:
These activities can be expensive: Budget options are:
•Adventure and adrenaline activities • Boogie boarding(catching waves in the Tasman sea or the Ocean on the board) and bush walking.
• Luxury accommodation • Camping at DOC sites.
• Dining out every day • Fish n’ chips or other takeaways.
• Night life • Eating ice cream at the dairy.
• Drinking good New Zealand wine • Tipping – you CV don’t have to 😉.
• Shopping only New Zealand made • Shopping at the $2 shop.
Please see more info in tourist website: http://www.tourleader.co.nz/