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IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute will automatically arrange insurance coverage for all students with Orbit Protect. Orbit Protect Insurance Form (0.23MB). Students can choose their own insurance company, however it must comply with the minimum standards required by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students. If you arrange your own insurance cover, you must supply your Certificate of Insurance and Schedule of cover, in English, to the Information and Enrolment Centre. Once the insurance policy has been evaluated and confirmed as meeting the minimum standards required by the Code of Practice, the policy taken out by IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute on behalf of the student will be cancelled with the fees refunded to the student.
Palmerston North's climate is temperate with daytime temperatures averaging 22 °C (72 °F) in summer and 12 °C (54 °F) in winter. On average temperatures rise above 25 °C (77 °F) on 20 days of the year. Annual rainfall is approximately 960 mm (37.8 in) with rain occurring approximately 5% of the time. There are on average 200 rain free days each year. (Source: NIWA)