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Accommodation Options

Safe, welcoming homestays for international students

Before any new placement is made, we inspect the home and interview the family to ensure they meet our strict criteria. Homestay families are vetted by the New Zealand Police and must sign a contract, agreeing to our specific rules and standards.

Once approved, homestay families are provided with training and ongoing support. A friendly ACG Education assessor visits all international students under the age of 18 at least three times a year.

All payments are made directly to the homestay families from the ACG Education Student Trust.

Standard ACG Education Homestay

While staying in one of our standard homestays, students will have their own room with a bed, desk, heating and internet. They’ll have reasonable use of home facilities such as TV and telephone, and will be provided with breakfast and dinner on weekdays, plus lunch on weekends and holidays. Laundry is also included.

All homestays are located within a reasonable distance to the school. Your child’s homestay family will ensure they have safe and reliable transport to school.

Age Fee
Students under 18 years of age $295 per week
Students 18 years & over $280 per week

ACG Education Homestay Plus

ACG Education Homestay Plus families host no more than two international students at a time. Your teenager will share a bathroom with just one other student.

Age Fee
Students under 18 years of age $330 per week
Students 18 years & over $315 per week


If you want to have further information about our accommodation options, get in touch with our team.