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Rangiora New Life School

Co-Ed / Y1-13

Rangiora New Life School is the only Christian inter-denominational school in North Canterbury with a community of approximately 470 students aged 5-18 and 50 staff members. International students from a range of countries receive a warm welcome and a caring family atmosphere in which they can achieve excellent academic results and enjoy a wide variety of sports especially volleyball and basketball and cultural activities. The school values respect and caring for each other very highly. 

International students from several countries enjoy being part of this smaller family-oriented school. They also appreciate the beautiful 4 hectare grounds, stream and new event centre. Rangiora is a fast-growing town just 28km north of Christchurch with regular bus services and links to the city of Christchurch. 


Homestay – a ‘home away from home’ either in the country or in/near town. Where students can experience genuine hospitality and kindness.



Christian Living, Hard materials, Outdoor Education, PE, Mathematics (calculus/Statistics), Chemistry, Biology, English, ESOL, Art, Languages, Drama, Science, History, DVC, Social Studies, Food Technology, Music, Accounting, Photography, Physics, Economics, Health.

Student Numbers

International Students: 20

Total Number Students: 470

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