General Information

Taupo Intermediate School is a signatory to 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 the School Office or from the Ministry Website at

Withdrawal Procedures

Please refer to the Tuition fees information. The refund conditions set out our school policy, which will be firmly adhered to.

Students (and their parents) must be aware that their Student Visa specifies that they are in New Zealand to study at Taupo Intermediate School. If a student ceases to attend this school, New Zealand immigration will be advised.

A student’s place will be terminated for any serious breach of school rules or NZ law. All students at this school will be aware of our discipline procedures. International students will be treated in the same way as domestic students, in terms of Stand-downs,  Suspensions and Withdrawals.


The student must have the correct visa (Student visa) for their studies in New Zealand and forward a copy of these documents to the school as soon as they are issued.

Taupo Intermediate can help you for your visa application, please indicate in your enrolment form.

Full details of the visa application process are available through the New Zealand Immigration Service. Please visit their website at:


All international students must have current medical and travel insurance to cover their study duration.
Taupo Intermediate can organise this insurance for you, please indicate on your enrolment form.

Full details on entitlements to publicly funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health. Please visit their website at:

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