Visitors already in New Zealand can now study for up to 6 months in a calendar year without applying for a student visa.
School age children holding a visitor visa valid on 11/09/2020 can now study in Term 1 of 2021 as domestic students (international fees do not apply) even if they studied in Term 4 of 2020.
Adults can now attend tertiary studies for up to 6 months. International fees may apply. Take advice from the course provider.
Anyone wanting to study longer than 6 months in a calendar year will need to apply for a student visa in most cases. Take advice.