Kia ora! (for parents...)
Welcome to the one stop shop for student exchanges. AFS is the premier provider of student exchanges in the world. AFS NZ has been providing exchanges since 1947. We offer the widest range of country choices and 24/7 support which is second to none.

With no application fees, excellent predeparture and return orientation (including camps) and a focus on intercultural learning, AFS gives young people life changing travel oppportunites in a safe, supported environment.

AFS is a member of the NZ Council of Intercultural Exchanges and an approved NZ Ministry of Education & Immigraton provider.

YOLO! (for students!...)

Okay, so you want to live overseas for a few months, or a year? Experience a new culture? Make new friends? Do something epic? Explore the world? Try a school overseas? Well, now's the time! But you might have some questions...

We'll answer all your questions, help decide where to go, get you ready, remind you to pack your tooth brush, then welcome you back when you get home. AFS is your exchange hot spot!

Well, now’s the time! We want to give YOU the opportunity! Explore the website and if you have ANY questions text 022 639 0560 or call 0800 600 300.

Check out the video below to see what our current AFS students think about going on an exchange!!


Click here to view a list of AFS Chapters around New Zealand

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