About Auckland

Things to do in Auckland

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By studying here, you’ll not only get a great education but an action-packed adventure of a lifetime too. Auckland’s vision is to be the world’s most liveable city with a great atmosphere, facilities and opportunities. In 2014 the city was named in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 cities in the world to visit and was ranked third in the Mercer 2013 Quality of Living Survey.

Fast facts

  • Population: 1.5 million
  • National language: English and Maori
  • Climate: Warm summers (December to February) and mild winters (June to August)
  • Currency: $NZD
  • Cultural diversity: Home to over 180 cultural communities from around the world, with international students from 140 countries