International trainees

International Trainees

 

IPLS has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Trainees published by the Ministry of Education. Copies of the Code are available from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website at www.minedu.govt.nz

The IPLS liaison person for International Trainees is Lindsay Davis. She can be contacted at l.davis@ipls.org.nz

 

Immigration: 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 www.immigration.govt.nz 

Eligibility for health services: Most international trainees 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 that 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 www.moh.govt.nz

Accident insurance: The Accident Compensation 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 and related costs. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at www.acc.co.nz

Medical and travel insurance: International trainees must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand.