Gisborne Learning English

Improving your English skills is an important part of settling in New Zealand.

Looking for general information about learning English?

There are many ways to improve your English including having conversations with Kiwis, watching TV, listening to the radio, or taking an English course. 

Because of the size of Gisborne there is very little formal English education. One programme is offered through Turanga Ararau, an Iwi (Māori tribe/community) training provider. 


Community English courses

A range of English class providers, both professional and casual, can be found in the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) directory. There is a regular, 30 minute radio programme to help you improve your English language skills on Planet FM.

English courses in Gisborne | CAB

English for Migrants | Planet FM


Toastmasters is a programme where you can improve your leadership and communication skills in a safe, supportive club environment. Anyone can join, and there is a balance of women and men and a range of age groups, cultures and occupations.

Toastmasters NZ

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Page last updated: 03/08/2017

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