Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What airport should I fly into?

A: Auckland. Some of our staff will be at the airport to pick you up and take you to YWAM Te Ao Marama in Auckland where you will stay until everyone else has arrived. Everyone will then be driven 2 hours North to Zion.


Q: How much does the DTS cost?

A: Lecture phase $4,500 NZD – Activity fee (stream) $1,100 NZD –  Outreach (estimated) $5,000 NZD. Outreach cost varies dependent of location. That is a total of $10,600 NZD. For more information on fees or financial enquiries, please feel free to contact us.


Q: How can I apply to staff?

A: Check out our staff info page and apply here.


Q: When are the school start dates?

A: Even with the current COVID-19 situation (see out covid update), We are running a DTS starting July 2021. This may be difficult for overseas students but we will work things out on a case by case basis. Future school exact dates still to be confirmed but we normally run DTS’s every January and July. Although this coming January (2021) we won’t be running a DTS.

Q: When are the stream activities?

A: The lecture phase is simultaneous to all the streams. Throughout the weekdays, all the streams will attend the daily schedule and do separate stream activities on the allocated weekends.


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