Samuel Marsden Collegiate School Year 7 –to 10 students enjoyed a very special ‘Experience Asia Day’ whilst their senior counterparts were on study leave. With funding from the Asia New Zealand Foundation, Marsden Head of Humanities, Fiona Crawford, organised a full day of Asian activities for students.


The ISNZ Professional Development and Executive Meetings Calendar 2017 is now available.

Please bookmark this page for future reference.


The ISNZ Office was badly shaken during the November 14 earthquake but has reopened again today.  

A structural engineer has reviewed the building and found that there is no structural damage and engineers have advised the building is safe to enter.

Some staff are working remotely as roads around Greater Wellington continue to be affected by flooding and slips. 

There have been no reports of injuries to students or staff (including all of our interntional students) at any ISNZ Schools.


Rangi Ruru Girls’ School in Christchurch has announced the appointment of a new Director of Boarding.

Kyleigh Lyth will join the school in January 2017, coming from Selwyn House School where she has been their Director of Boarding

Rangi Ruru Principal, Dr Sandra Hastie says she is very pleased to be filling the important role with someone of Kyleigh Lyth’s calibre. 

“It is incredibly important that our new Director of Boarding continues the excellent care and support currently being provided to our girls”, says Dr Hastie.


During October, 21 of New Zealand’s top secondary students graduated from the prestigious Fuji Xerox Next Generation Leaders (NGL) Programme. The programme has been developed in partnership with the Sir Peter Bake Trust and over the last four years has grown an alumni base of more than 100 students.

This year seven students from ISNZ Schools were selected to take part and participated in the three stages of the programme between March and October.