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Aotearoa: The land of the Long White Cloud. Home to the Flight of the Conchords, 42 Below, Trademe, and of course, you.
New Zealand Studies

But what do you know about our history, culture and economy? Learn about what it means to be a Kiwi and embrace our extraordinary heritage. 

New Zealand Studies is the academic study of New Zealand. It looks at our history, politics, economy and culture. It aims to shed light on the identity of New Zealand and what it means to be a ‘New Zealander,’ even for those of you who have lived here your whole life.

Although being a New Zealander might give you the impression that you know everything there is to know about the country; studying this subject, will present you with a view of our fast developing nation that is of a fresh perspective.

New Zealand studies is very interdisciplinary and can be studied as a minor in some universities under a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Commerce or a Bachelor of Performing Arts. Taking this subject, will extend your knowledge about the nation that has raised you, and show employers that you are observant about your surroundings.