All of our campuses are now Smoke-Free. We care for the well-being of all NZSE College staff, students and visitors and encourage others to help make NZ Smokefree by 2025. This long-term goal implemented by the NZ Government looks at reducing smoking prevalence and tobacco availability to minimal levels. Hazard reporting
If you see any hazards or potential hazards around your campus, please report it to reception staff. Hazards will be addressed to ensure safety for everyone on campus.First aid
If you have an accident, near miss or injury, please report it to reception staff. Staff will provide First aid care and the accident will be recorded in the accident registerIn the case of fire or other emergencies
1. Remain calm
2. Follow staff instructions
3. Go to the nearest emergency exit
4. Wait at emergency meeting pointNeed help right now?
Lifeline Aotearoa's telephone counselling service provides 24 hours a day, 7 days a week counselling and support. Call 0800 543 354 to speak with someone who can help.Civil defence emergency information
Civil Defence are the people who help prepare for and respond to emergencies like major fires, floods, extreme weather, an earthquake or tsunami. Their website has important information on how to get ready for an emergency.Civil defence Auckland Family services
Use this directory to locate and contact support for services relating to addiction, basic needs, disaster recovery, education and training, employment, ethnic services, family violence, health, mentors, legal and civil services, mental health, parenting and caregiving, special needs and disability, youth services and ISO capability. Auckland | Family Services directoryHealthcare and dental care
There may be a time when you need Healthcare and/or dental care in New Zealand and there are plenty options available. Talk to your NZSE College Student Support team about where to find the best practices to suit your needs and requirements. We may also be able to help with insurance options to help with your circumstances.
Information on how to access your GP can be found here:Auckland District Health Website
Hamilton District Health WebsiteMental health
Looking after your mental well-being is crucial. If you're feeling unwell, please get in touch with one of our Student Support staff. For more information and help regarding mental health services, click here.Accident insurance
The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens, residents and temporary visitors to New Zealand, but you may be liable for all other medical and related costs. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website.Postal service
Post offices in New Zealand are called Postshops. You can find a Postshop near you, and get information about postal services and Kiwibank (the bank that New Zealand Post operates) at this website. Find your nearest post office herePolice advice for new arrivals
New Zealand Police has a useful website with information about your rights in dealing with them and advice on preventing crime, plus contacts for ethnic liaison officers in your region. Information is available in 12 different languages.Advice for new arrivals | New Zealand Police
Race-based online abuse
If you’re experiencing online bullying, abuse or harassment based on your colour, race, ethnicity or nationality, we have a free and confidential service to help. Find out more information here.Driving safely
Even if you've driven in other countries, it's important to understand the New Zealand driving rules before getting behind the wheel. Some of our roads are narrow and have loose gravel. Knowing the correct rules and taking extra precautions when driving may save your life. Learn more about driving safely here. Sun safety
In New Zealand, we take sun safety very seriously. It's important to be sun smart when outdoors to protect your skin and eyes from the sun's damaging rays (UV radiation). Learn more about sun safety in New Zealand here.Water safety
New Zealand is home to plenty of water based activities, whether that be at home, at the pool, on the beach or by a river. When it comes to water, its important to know how to stay safe. Learn more about water safety here.