Become a Homestay Host

Thank you for your interest in hosting an International Student from Freyberg High School. Hosting a student is a great way for you and your family to enjoy learning about a new culture and sharing your own.

These young students benefit immeasurably from a caring and supportive environment, and being able to improve their spoken English in a relaxed, family-oriented situation, such as after school and over dinner.

Ideally your home should be relatively close to to the school. However, if you live further afield, you can still host a student. Some students enjoy having the option of living in a more rural setting which is very different from their home environment. The hosting payment is paid every fortnight, retrospectively.

Please note that it is mandatory in New Zealand for all Homestay hosts and family members over 18 years of age to undergo police vetting.

If you are interested in becoming a homestay host, please contact one of our homestay managers: 06 358 4971 ext 781 (During school hours)

Contact us with a convenient time for us to visit you or if you require any further information.