International Contact Details

Contact Details

If you wish to find out more information about enrolling your son or daughter at Sancta Maria College, please contact:

Director of International Students:
Andrea Donovan

School Number: 64 9 274 4081   Extension: 268
Mobile Number: 64 21 478 956
Email: or



International Student Administrator:
Cara Greengrass

School Number: 64 9 274 4081   Extension: 274


International Homestay Co-ordinator:
Kendall Watson-Peach

Mobile Number:  021 246 6634


Emergency Phone number  –  021 478 530

Useful Links

NCEA is the title of the New Zealand assessment and examination framework which is adopted by the majority of secondary schools in New Zealand – this website explains how it works:

Immigration and student visas – this website explains who can apply and how to apply:

Entry requirements to New Zealand universities – this website explains the entry criteria for NZ tertiary institutions:

Code of Practice

Sancta Maria College has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the Ministry of Education. Copies of the Code are available on request from this institution or from the Ministry of Education website at


Full details of visa 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 at their website at

Eligibility for Health Services

Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable for the full costs of treatment. Full details on entitlements to publicly funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health, and can be viewed on their website at

Accident Insurance

The Accident Insurance Corporation provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens, residents, and temporary visitors to New Zealand, but you may still be liable for all other medical insurance and other costs. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at

Medical and Travel Insurance

International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand.

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