Can I undertake a short course of study while visiting NZ?

Good question - and it depends on the length of the course. Take a look here for the options.

Option A: Study for less than 3 months

If you want to study part-time you can take 1 or more courses of study that lasts no longer than 3 months in total.

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Option B: Apply for a variation of conditions

If you want to study longer than 3 months, or study consecutive courses that last for longer than 3 months in total, apply for a variation of conditions to your existing visa.

Varying the conditions of a visitor visa

Option C: Apply for a student visa

If you want to study full-time in New Zealand, apply for a student visa.

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