Rules and Regulations

New Zealand Laws

You must be over the age of 18 to buy and drink alcohol and be prepared to show identification with your birth date when buying alcohol.

You must be over the age of 18 to buy cigarettes and there are some places where smoking is not allowed.

It is illegal to gamble in New Zealand if you are under the age of 20. You must not go into the any Casino if you are under the age of 20.

Health and Medical Treatment
There are a number of hospitals and medical centres available for emergencies.
The number to dial in an emergency is 111. You then ask for Ambulance, Fire or Police.

Medical services:
You must have medical insurance as mentioned above. If you have a problem with your teeth, become ill, or are injured ask your host family about their doctor or dentist. If it is more serious, they will take you to the public hospital Emergency Department.

Students of New Zealand College of Business will be expected to comply with the following rules and regulations.

  • Students are expected to attend all classes punctually.
  • Students must adhere to the professional standards required during the course of their studies.
  • Students should attend all classes throughout their course of study.
  • Students must comply with the conditions of his/her permit to stay in New Zealand.
  • Students must behave considerately both inside and outside of the College.
  • Students must obey the laws of New Zealand.
  • Smoking is not permitted on college premises at any time
  • No alcohol is to be consumed on the premises.
  • Illegal drugs are not permitted on college premises at any time.
  • A student visa can and will be revoked if a student is caught in possession of illegal drugs.
  • Students should avoid being discourteous to other students or staff.
  • Aggressive/argumentative behaviour is not considered acceptable.
  • Abusive language, which may cause offence to another person, while at the College¡¯s place of work, should not be used.
  • Such other matters as the College may advise from time to time.

Disciplinary procedures for low attendance students

  • Students with poor attendance will be contacted regularly to ensure they attend their classes everyday.
  • An informal interview will be conducted with those students who do not improve their attendance.
  • A formal warning letter will be sent out if there is there is still no improvement of attendance.
  • For a few non-responding students, the College manager will do a home visit to ensure they are safe and healthy.
  • Those students who refuse to improve their attendance will be dismissed from the College and NZIS will be notified.

Harassment Policy:
Students have a right to expect our College and other places of study, or activity, used by our College to be free of sexual harassment, bullying, or racist behaviour. If any student experiences harassment of any kind, they should report it immediately to the Welfare Officer or the College Principal. If they are still unsatisfied, they can apply to the Commissioner for Human Rights.


NZCB Student Attendance Policy

Cheating and Plagiarism Policy