+PLUS Programme

Our popular +PLUS programme offers a wide range of outdoor and cultural experiences.

We take advantage of the beautiful and world-famous Hawke’s Bay summer and landscape. This is the real New Zealand!

The +Plus programme is:

  • Exclusively for international students
  • Operated by experienced, qualified and accredited providers
  • Co-educational, including international students from Napier Girls High School & Woodford House
  • NZ$1000


The programme is offered in Term I (February – April) and Term IV (October – December), and may include:

  • Surfing – lessons at Waimarama
  • Windsurfing or paddle-boarding – lessons at Pandora
  • White-water rafting – one day experience with Mohaka Rafting
  • Tongiriro Alpine Crossing – experience a world-renowned trek in a dual World Heritage Site. Three day tour.
  • A visit to Middle-Earth – the Hobbiton movie set
  • Super Rugby – a two-day tour to watch the best rugby competition in the world
  • ‘Swimming with the sharks’ – an underwater experience at the National Aquarium of New Zealand
  • A visit to Rotorua for an adventure tourism two-day tour