Education New Zealand

Education New Zealand's purpose is to take New Zealand's education experiences to the world for enduring economic, social and cultural benefits.

We were established in September 2011 as a Crown Agency and are based in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, the United States and Viet Nam.

We work with the industry and across other governments to promote the quality of New Zealand's education system globally and New Zealand's expertise in providing education and training offshore.

We also work with the industry to strengthen capability to achieve growth and to support high quality student experiences through regular seminars, conferences and digital resources like our SkillsLab ( and BrandLab ( Our research and market intelligence identifies potential growth opportunities and measures the effectiveness of our strategies and activities.

To promote New Zealand offshore, we work closely with other New Zealand Inc. agencies such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Immigration New Zealand (part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment), Tourism New Zealand, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

We provide information to potential students and their families about living and studying in New Zealand via and our online communities such as, and work with other agencies and the industry to ensure international students are well supported while living and studying here.