Being an intern in Auckland will provide you with much more than just work experience on your CV. Auckland is the biggest city of New Zealand with plenty of students. By performing your internship in this full growth city, you will definitely love the incredible synergy between a cosmopolitan, dynamic urban environment and a natural paradise of volcanoes, islands, beach and bush.
In Maori, Auckland is named Tamaki-Makau-Rau – meaning “ The virgin of the hundred contenders” as it is historically a region coveted by many tribes. That is still true today as Auckland is one of the most multicultural cities in the world with a population of British, Maori, Asian, Indian and European origins.
The nautical activity there is also very developed, hence its name “City of sails”. If you’re a food-lover then Auckland will be your paradise with plenty of busy cafes on Ponsonby Road, international restaurants on Queen Street, luxury wineries on Waiheke Island and amazing fresh seafood on the Harbour.
It’s not surprising that in 2015 Auckland city was rated third best city in the world to live in by the Mercer Quality of Living Survey, so let’s take this opportunity to explore this amazing way of life through your practical training!
Transport to your accommodation from Auckland Airport
Upon arrival pass through immigration and customs first. After such a long flight you
would maybe like to take a Taxi to your accommodation. But if you are into saving some
money right away, you can also consider taking the train or airport shuttle.
Taxi and shuttle ranks are located outside the arrivals area (door 8) at the international terminal. You can pre-book or just turn up at the terminal rank
SkyBus is Auckland’s airport transfer service from Auckland City and Auckland Airport. This service is available at any time. Airport to City transfers take approximately 40-60 min. Times can vary depending on traffic conditions.
Tickets are available at Airport Ticket Kiosks (located by the SkyBus bus stops at the airport) but also from the bus driver (cash only).
You can Book online at www.skybus.co.nz
Shuttle ranks are located outside the arrivals area (door 8) at the international terminal and outside the Jetstar forecourt at the domestic terminal. You can pre-book or just turn up at the terminal ranks