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Known widely for its movie-like landscapes, the compact islands of New Zealand offer a paradise for adventurers. Juxtaposed with its lush rainforests and stunning glaciers are thriving multicultural cities where Kiwis enjoy a progressive culture and high quality of life. Discover the traditional Maori celebrations, meetings, and rites held in a tribal complex. Take in the natural splendor—upside down—with a thrilling bungee jump. Explore majestic glaciers and scenic drives of the South Island. Anyone interested in nature conservation and ecology will find outstanding volunteer prospects in student and governmental organizations. Explore New Zealand's creative side as you study distinctive design motifs, music festivals, and a diverse digital media landscape.

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University of Auckland

Built on the hills of extinct volcanoes, Auckland holds unlimited access to adventure. Living here, you’ll be surrounded by beautiful beaches and parkland. The student-led entrepreneurship program at the University of Auckland is creating hundreds of new ventures. Take courses in your major or a related field as you immerse into Kiwi culture.

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