Culture shock is when you have a shock when you arrive in a new country. Nothing is the same as in your own country. You might feel lonely, nervous, confused, homesick and nobody is there for you.
Our experience of culture shock in NZ
When we arrived in NZ we all had different types of culture shock because we all come from different countries.
For some students the weather was very strange because in
The food here in NZ is very similar to the food in
Young Kiwi people sometimes wear very interesting clothes. They wear sandals, hot pants and a winter jacket! And all that in very strong colours like pink, blue, green and orange!
Some of us had a picture in our heads about NZ, that NZ has a lot of nature, the ocean and animals! But in
Advice on how to adapt to
The wind in
You should wear suncream because the sunlight is very strong.
You should go to cafés.
You should go to
Advice on how to enjoy Dominion
You should speak only English in Dominion because there are 21 different nationalities.
You should try to play table tennis & pool to make some friends.
You should open your mind because you’ll meet some new people from very different cultures.
You should join activities on Friday and the weekend and explore the best places in NZ.
If you have some problems anytime, anywhere you can ask