Renting a house in New Zealand can be a good option for some students, but make sure you do your research first.
The New Zealand Now website offers some great advice on renting a house in New Zealand.
www.trademe.co.nz (go to property - rentals)
www.realestate.co.nz (go to rental tab)
www.realestate.co.nz/residential/rental/marlborough (Marlborough campus only)
Know your Rights - before you sign
The https://www.tenancy.govt.nz/ website has information on your rights and responsibilities as a tenet or a landlord.