Thinking of moving to Spain or South America? Check out the Spanish Institutes guides to having an Overseas Experience, Work, Study and Visas and helpful information on how to stay in heaven just that little bit longer:

  • Spanish and Mexican longterm visa for retirees and Digital Nomads
  • Teaching English programs in Spain and Argentina, got to pay for your Cervesas!
  • Study in Buenos Aires, the Paris of Latin America, join 50,000 foreign students...
  • Guide to living costs in Spain and Mexico, save up to 58% on life in New Zealand
  • Our list of Spanish speaking country Embassies in New Zealand and our Embassies in Spain and Latin America
  • Siele Spanish Profiency Exam, prove you can speak Spanish, take the exam at the Spanish Institute...
  • Spanish and Latin American Working holidays visas for New Zealanders...


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Visas for Spain and Mexico

LATAM Airlines Group is hoping to relaunch its iconic Santiago-Auckland-Sydney route in March 2022. This flight has been suspended since 2020 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the travel restrictions worldwide..

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Visas for Spain and Mexico

Learn about the Spanish Non lucrative Residence Visa, Spain's Self Employment Visa and the Mexican Temporary Resident Visa. Plan your remote working and retirement...

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Teaching English in Spain and Argentina

Learn about the English Language Assistants program for New Zealanders in Spain and opportunities teaching in Argentina too...

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Study in Argentina

Buenos Aires is a great place to study because it has the richest cultural and artistic scene in Latin America, the most prestigious universities on the continent, internationally renowned nightlife. Over 50,000 foreign students each year..

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Living costs in Spain, Mexico and New Zealand

Thinking about moving abroad to Spain or Mexico, compare the prices of common good and services to New Zealand, save 18% in Spain and nearly 60% in Mexico and Latin America...

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Spanish, Latin American and New Zealand Embassies

Learn about the Spanish and Latin American Embassies in New Zealand and New Zealand's diplomatic missions overseas in Spain and Latin America...

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Siele Spanish Exams

Learn about the Siele Spanish Proficiency Exams that you can take only with the Spanish Institute in New Zealand. CertifySpanish for Immigration, Work, Study and bragging rights amongst your friends...

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Working holidays visas for Spain and Latin America

Spanish and Latin American working holiday visas are a type of residence permit allowing travellers to undertake employment (and sometimes study) in the country issuing the visa that allows them to work and to supplement their travel funds. For many young people, holding a working holiday visa enables them to experience living in a foreign country without undergoing the usual costly expenses of finding work sponsorship in advance or going on expensive university exchange programmes.

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About Us

Spanish Institute is an official immersion Spanish Language School situated in Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North and Wellington. Learn Spanish in our small interactive immersion classes with expert and passionate native speaker Spanish teachers from Latin America and Spain using the latest teaching methodologies. We offer a wide range of Spanish lessons for beginner (A1) to master (C2) levels following the official Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and we will prepare you for the official Spanish language exams (SIELE) and travel to Latin America & Spain. The Spanish Institute is the only official SIELE Spanish language exam centre in New Zealand.
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