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Application Process

TNIS is recognised as one of the highest achieving schools in New Zealand. We accept students aged 11 years to 13 years who would like to enrol for  a year of study (minimum 1 Term).




    • If accepted, an invoice will be issued along with an Offer of Place letter.
    • Once payment is received, we will issue a receipt of payment required for the student visa application to Immigration New Zealand.
    • Please be advised when transitioning from a New Zealand primary school, your Student Visa must be renewed prior to starting at TNIS and must state  “to study at Takapuna Normal Intermediate School”.



  • The students passport showing Student Visa must be sighted (or E-visa copy).
  • A copy of the Medical/Travel Insurance Policy must be provided.
  • Mother’s/Father’s passport to verify Guardian Visa.
  • We will help you get a uniform.


Click on the flag below to download our International Student Brochure:

Korean School Brochure Japanese School Brochure     Mandarin School Brochure     English School Brochure




Takapuna Normal Intermediate School has agreed to observe and be bound by the “Code of Practice for Pastoral Care of International Students”. Copies of the code are available in multiple languages from the school or from New Zealand Qualifications Authority at:


Full details of visa and permit requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying and reporting requirements are available through the New Zealand Immigration Service, and can be viewed on their website at

Please review our recent ERO Report August 2017 

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