International student welcome

Join our community of new international students coming to study in Wellington in 2020 at the WellingtonNZ International Student Welcome.

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23 Mar 2020




Michael Fowler Centre

111 Wakefield Street

Movie magic from Weta Studios, playing the WellTown VR game, and receiving a traditional Maori welcome are all highlights of the WellingtonNZ International Student Welcome on March 23.

The annual event welcomes international students to Wellington to help them settle into their new environment and start making the most of what the region has to offer academically, socially and culturally.

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Other event highlights include a haka workshop to learn about the traditional Māori ceremonial dance which includes those performed by the All Black, and how to make poi (a light ball on a string) used for Kapa Haka (Māori performing arts).

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster will formally welcome students to the city.

Tickets to popular Wellington experiences such as the Weta Workshop tours, Wellington Zoo and Circa Theatre will be up for grabs.

Light refreshments will be served at the event.

We can’t wait to meet you! See you there.


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