Super Rugby

Elena Piere September 20, 2017

Rugby is absolutely everywhere in New Zealand! Maybe you have heard talk of the All Blacks or the Haka? These are both part of this sport, that in New Zealand is seen as a way of life. It is unofficially our national sport and most kiwis absolutely love… More

A Student Blog About Mental Health in New Zealand

Student Voices August 30, 2017

Lulu Peach, a Temple University Student who is currently studying abroad with Arcadia at the University of Otago, wrote an excellent blog about her positive experiences with New Zealand's academic system and its difference with the American system. "Prior… More

Queen Charlotte Activity Weekend

Elena Piere August 23, 2017

The Queen Charlotte sound is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful places in New Zealand. Calm turquoise seas lap against small beaches, and tumbled hill-sides carry the ever-green native forests right down to the high tide mark. Only the native birds… More


Elena Piere July 5, 2017

It's first thing in the morning, still dark outside and Jane, Kate and I are bouncing with excitement at the arrivals gate of Auckland international airport. We are decked out with ArcadiaNZ t-shirts and big Arcadia signs, ready to wave down our students… More

Photo Contest Winners!

Elena Piere June 23, 2017

The end of semester North and South Island photo and video competitions took place the past couple weeks, coinciding with the end of classes for semester one students The judges had their work cut out for them to choose the category and overall winners… More

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