Host an International student in Term 1, 2018.

Tuakau College will be hosting  a number of International Students in Term 1 2018.


  • 4 students, 3 male and 1 female aged 16 from Japan arriving 19 February 2018 for 3 weeks
  • 5 students from Brazil arriving 26 January for 15 weeks.
  • 1 female student aged 17 from Japan arriving Saturday 3 February 2018 for 10 weeks – requires a homestay with no pets.

We are looking for families who would like to host these students. Hosting an International Student is a wonderful experience for you and your family, it is a great opportunity to create long lasting friendships with the student that stays with you and to experience and gain knowledge about a different culture.  The homestay fee is $240.00 per week.

If you have already hosted a student with Tuakau College please email if you are interested.

If you are a new family, there is an application process:

You will need to complete an application form, have a police vet check and required home visit. Students must have their own bedroom, 3 meals and suitable snacks daily.

If you require any more information, please do not hesitate to contact the International Manager at or tel:  09 2368521 ext 141 or alternatively fill out the application to become a homestay caregiver which is available on our website  You will then be contacted to arrange a home visit.

Phone: 236 8521 ext. 141
Sarah Smeeton
International Manager

> For more information, visit our International Page

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