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  An Expat Guide To Eco Villages In New Zealand

Articles - New Zealand

Eco villages are intentional communities created with the aim of becoming more sustainable, socially, economically and ecologically. They usually have a population of about 50 to 150 people. Some eco villages may be smaller or larger, with up to 2000 people, and exist as part of smaller sub communities. There are some eco villages that have grown by adding new individuals, families or small groups that are not necessarily members, living on the periphery of the eco village and taking part in the community.   more ...

  Living In New Zealand: A Brief Guide For New Expats

Articles - New Zealand

The economy in New Zealand is growing quickly and there are lots of opportunities for expats. Its main industries are agriculture, energy, fishing and tourism.

This is a country of two islands, known by Maoris as the ‘long white cloud'. Its spectacular natural beauty in abundance means there's a very strong outdoor lifestyle which will suit many.   more ...

  7 Surprising Skills That Could Qualify You For A Kiwi Visa

Articles - New Zealand

New Zealand is famed as a rugged, rural and utterly stunning landscape. The scenery is so magical that it was the backdrop for the visual extravaganza of The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films.

But the country is more than just a film set; its mountains, grasslands, beaches and forests are only part of New Zealand’s charm. The untouched landscape is home to a rich, varied culture which celebrates its native Maori heritage alongside that of European settlers and later arrivals from Asia.   more ...

  New Zealand - Recommended Blogs

Articles - New Zealand

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at New Zealand and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

  5 Things You May Not Have Considered About Living In New Zealand

Articles - New Zealand

New Zealand has been one of the most popular expat destinations for many years now, especially for students and retirees. It attracts many visitors because of its scenic beauty, modern infrastructure, work-life balance and high standard of living. The pace of life in this country is quite moderate and the residents actually find the time to pursue their hobbies or simply relax with their families.   more ...


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