New Zealand has international airports at Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Most of the world's major airlines fly into New Zealand.
You can travel to New Zealand from every major city in the world in 36 hours or less, often with a choice of airlines and with no more than one stopover. It is advisable to make your travel arrangements early as flights often get booked quickly.
What to bring? Here is a list of things suggested by other international students: