The Institute is dedicated to enhancing global engagement. We host unique and unforgettable  study group tours, internships and voluntary service in New Zealand and the South Pacific that combine experiential education, culture, adventure and tourism.

Our Destination

Maori welcome, hongi

Kia ora and welcome to Aotearoa New Zealand  - one of the most beautiful and spectacular places on earth. We are ranked as one of the top tourist destinations to visit and adventure capital of the world.

We celebrate the tradition, indigenous cultures and heritage of the island nations as we share The South Pacific Story with you  –  one of Open Spaces, Open Hearts and Open Minds

We are New Zealanders. We are proud Kiwis. We have a South Pacific story to tell.

Our Difference


We are the only dedicated educational study tour institution serving New Zealand and the South Pacific.

We design and host short term study tours for high school, college and university students and business tours for special interest business and professional leaders.

Our unique and innovative approach combines education with the ultimate tourism experience and gives you the opportunity to experience study tours and voluntary service with a real difference and lasting memories.

Our Design


We focus on customised tours that combine education, service learning and community engagement and tourism.  Many are delivered with local education and industry experts to provide intellectually challenging and culturally enriching learning experience.

Our tours are inspirational and unforgettable global learning experiences designed to meet each groups learning and experiential needs. They feature a range of exciting events, functions, service projects, tourism and adventure activities and group celebrations.

Challenging minds, changing lives.


Short term study tours for university, college and high school students in New Zealand, Fiji or Rarotonga - we offer unforgettable experiential study tours that combine culture, tourism, adventure, service learning and optional internship experiences.

Internships and voluntary service programs for students wishing to experience placements for their career or making a difference to the environment through voluntary service.

Customised and faculty led study tours in New Zealand, Fiji or Rarotonga – we provide program design expertise and in-country support to faculty and study tour leaders. Take the worry out of program design, logistics, arrangements and local knowledge. For-credit options available through New Zealand university relationships.

Explore long term study opportunities and education relationships in New Zealand - customised StudyNZ  exploratory study tours for interested schools, colleges and university groups.  With more and more students choosing New Zealand as their first choice of study, our educational services and tours will help you make the right decision.  VIP education delegation visits also arranged.





Line Of Business People Listening To Presentation Seated At Glass Boardroom Table

Executive, business and professional study  tours typically last 10-12 days and showcase New Zealand success stories, innovation and entrepreneurship. They may combine executive education topics, tourism and sports activities with industry themes, field trips and site visits.  They are ideally suited to special interest, business, industry,  government and professional groups representing a range of business, educational and specific interest interests.

Study tour industry themes include New Zealand business innovation; agriculture and dairying; health and social services; tourism, cuisine, viticulture, central and local government, environmental conservation, New Zealand tourism, trade and industry,  education and sports events management.

Executive education topics may include global leadership, change management and transformational leadership,  business innovation and entrepreneurship, public sector leadership and administration, education leadership and teacher development.

We bring together a team of the best presenters and industry leaders from local universities,  government agencies and industry for each tour program.



“You made me think about how I can make a real difference in my own country, and how I can do things there with a global mind set. Thank you for making this one of the best times of my life.”

Brasilia without Borders study tour participant