Why choose Napier?

Learn quality English in our friendly school, located on the East Coast of New Zealand.

Small coastal city

Free wifi for all students

Small class sizes

Experienced teaching staff

Full kitchen facilities

Student Lounge

Free 1 to 1 (Lessons)

Activity Programme

Your learning experience

• The team at New Horizon are committed to making you feel immediately welcome into our big family
• You will feel comfortable and valued no matter what your age or nationality
• Highly qualified, experienced and caring teachers who want you to succeed
• English classes for all levels from beginner to advanced, plus examination courses: IELTS, FCE, CAE, TOEIC, BEC
• Small classes with an average of 8 students, maximum of 12 and a maximum school total 90 students
• High School preparation and assistance for further study at University or Institutions of Technology
• All our staff are dedicated to providing quality care and support to all students
• Free 1 to 1 sessions twice a week in our Study Centre


Sample Activity programme
 Monday 2 Coffee Shop with Casey 3.15pm – 4.15pm
Tuesday 3

3.15pm – 4.45pm

Drive to the Mission Winery (15 minutes) to view the most famous winery in Napier, and try a selection of wines they have for you to taste. $10.00

Required: You must be 18 years old to take part. Take your passport with you.

Friday 6 PUBLIC HOLIDAY – Waitangi Day – No School. See the board for information about the two locations where there will be free Waitangi Celebrations in the Hawke’s Bay area that you can attend.
Monday 9 Coffee Shop with Casey 3.15pm – 4.15pm
Thursday 11

3.45pm – 5.15pm

Drive 30 minutes to Hastings Flax Rock campus for Indoor Rock Climbing.

Required: Suitable shoes and trousers. You will need to listen carefully to the instructions while you are belaying. $10

Saturday 14

9am – 7pm

Drive to Taupo for the day. $40 There will be some sightseeing spots to stop at. You can pay for an activity of your choice at the i-site Centre in Taupo (Bungy jumping, jet boating, sky diving)

Required: You must be 18 years old to take part in an activity.

Monday 16 Coffee Shop with Casey 3.15pm – 4.15pm
Wednesday 18

3.15pm – 5.00pm

Walk to the two waterfalls at Tangoio. The drive is 30 minutes, then an hour’s walk through Tangoio Bush.

Required: sun hat, suitable walking shoes, sunscreen, water and picnic lunch. $5

Friday 20


Art Deco Breakfast. We will provide breakfast for you. Come dressed in Art Deco clothing. Group photos will also be taken. There will be prizes for the best-dressed people.
Friday – Sunday Art Deco Weekend. More information to come.
Monday 23 Coffee Shop with Casey 3.15pm – 4.15pm
Wednesday 25
5.00pm – 6.30pm
Go to the Filter Room to try a selection of the beers and/or ciders that are made at their local brewery. $10.00

Required: You must be 18 years old to join in. Take your passport with you.

Sunday 28

10.00am – 3.30pm

Waimarama/Ocean Beach.

Required: You must be a competent and confident swimmer if you decide to swim. Stay within the flags. Bring suitable walking shoes, sunscreen, a hat, swimsuit, towel, picnic lunch and water. $15

Meet the team

New Horizon College Napier staff

Campus Location

School Facilities

• Student library: books, magazines, videos and DVDs in our Self-Access Centre
• Large recreation area for use after classes with pool and ping-pong tables, puzzles and board games
• Large dining room, with full kitchen facilities, including microwave ovens
• Modern, warm facilities, with cinema room, TV/DVD and digital library
• Wireless internet access and student computer room

Upcoming Events

Mayoral Welcome on Monday, 27th March. A welcome event for international students in Napier and Gisborne.

Please find the invitation attached and RSVP!


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Our students at the Learning Hawke's Bay Mayoral Welcome to international students. The welcome was extended to all international students in Hawke's Bay - and there were about 250 students in attendance. Fantastic!