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Refugee Wins Fulbright Scholarship

Abbas Nazari, an asylum seeker rescued by the Norwegian ship, Tampa, in 2001 and taken in by New Zealand, has won a prestigious… More

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Refugee Wins Fulbright Scholarship

Jane Gunn-Lewis June 19, 2019

Abbas Nazari, an asylum seeker rescued by the Norwegian ship, Tampa, in 2001 and taken in by New Zealand, has won a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to undertake postgraduate studies in the US. Abbas is a close friend of Arcadia in New Zealand and worked… More

Dietary Restrictions in New Zealand

Jane Gunn-Lewis February 10, 2017

How easy is it to be vegetarian, vegan, dairy free or gluten free in New Zealand? In a country of 30 million sheep, 10 million cows and only 4.5 million people, you would expect nothing but steak and lamb chops on the menu but a recent poll showed that… More

Welcome to the Home of Rugby

Jane Gunn-Lewis September 23, 2016

Arcadia students studying at the University of Canterbury and Lincoln University were lucky enough to secure some tickets to the sold out international rugby championship between the world-famous New Zealand All Blacks and the South African Springboks… More

Giving Back

Jane Gunn-Lewis June 28, 2016

Every semester we have a ‘Give Back to New Zealand' week. The purpose of this is to look at the study abroad experience from a different angle. Instead of seeing the experience as a circle with you in the middle, we wanted students to put NZ in the middle… More

Auckland Activity Weekend

Jane Gunn-Lewis May 27, 2015

Black Water Rafting at Waitomo Caves By Marie Gleichauf, Rice University student, University of Auckland My study abroad group went to see the Waitomo Glowworm Caves and surf in Raglan. The tour of the caves consisted of getting in a super thick wetsuit… More

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