Expat New Zealand

New Zealand

New Zealand - New Zealand's natural beauty draws people from around the world. Life is relaxed and family-friendly in NZ, where the diversity of landscapes and sense of space provide boundless opportunities for an open-air lifestyle.

New Zealand Discussion Forum - Latest Posts

  7 Surprising Skills That Could Qualify You For A Kiwi Visa
  New Zealand - Recommended Blogs
  Need your help guys!
  Help a student with a short survey on Expatriate Adjustment
  Survey on cross-cultural adjustment
  UK State Pension
  six months uk six months nz ! buying property.
  LOOKING FOR A JOB IN NEW ZEALAND
  Moving to New Zealand?
  Article: Using The Healthcare System In New Zealand?

Expat Focus Columnists - New Zealand
Jennifer Tucker
Tom Zachystal
  

  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 ...

  Internet Access In New Zealand: What You Need To Know


Articles - New Zealand

One of the priorities for expats when they first arrive in a new country is to stay connected to family and friends back home. The Internet is a convenient and cost-effective way to stay in touch via email and video calls. It also comes in handy for carrying out some quick research on your new town or city. You can find listings for all kinds of services and tips on where to go and what to do.

Expats in New Zealand will have hardly any trouble connecting to the net, as it is an English-speaking country with affordable Internet access. The speed is known to be slower than it is in the United States and European countries and in comparison the costs could also be higher. But this is true only of the rural areas of the country.   more ...

  Why Moving To New Zealand Will (Probably) Make You Happier


Articles - New Zealand

Assuming that you have your finances in order and are engaged in a profession for which there are plenty of employment opportunities in New Zealand, moving to the country could be one of the best decisions you make. New Zealanders are among the happiest people in the world and what better reason could have to move – to be happy and be surrounded by happy people! New Zealand has consistently featured in the top 20 list of happiest countries based on both Gallup surveys and UN World Happiness Reports.

There’s a reason why the Kiwis are such a happy bunch, so before you pack your bags make sure that you’re on the same page and have the same expectations from life. There are various factors that affect happiness, so let’s take a look at some of them.   more ...

text
 

Notify me when new content is added

Compare international moving quotes
Get expat financial advice
Meet expats in our friendly forum
Read expat experiences
Share your expat experience
Read expat articles or add your own
View expat videos or add your own
Add an expat blog to our directory
Join expat groups, clubs and societies

Get free quotes for a range of services from our trusted partners

EXPAT INSURANCE

• Leading international insurers
• Unrivalled global medical networks
• World-class 24/7 customer service
• Flexible products to meet your needs

More info

CURRENCY TRANSFERS

• Best exchange rate guarantee
• No commission
• Same day payments available
• Dedicated, professional consultants
• All bank receiving charges covered

More info

UK TAX SERVICES

• Advice for UK expat high-earners
• Also for foreign nationals paying UK tax
• Advice for expats and companies
• Over 14 years specialist experience

More info

US TAX SERVICES

• Lower rates than most US CPAs
• Over 25 years specialist experience
• Full-time expat tax professional
• For US citizens and foreign nationals

More info

US CITIZENS ABROAD

• IRA/401k management
• Over 10 years specialist experience
• Investments customized for each client
• Specialist in US expat finances

More info

EXPATS IN THE USA

• Over 10 years specialist experience
• SIPPs, IRAs, 401ks and more
• Portfolio and investment management
• Offshore investment accounts

More info

FRANCE MORTGAGES

• Wide selection of French mortgages
• Over 20 French mortgage lenders
• French banks with established presence
• Vast experience of property market

More info

EXPAT BANKING

• Apply for an international account
• Options to suit your needs
• Multi-currency accounts, savings accounts etc.
• Send and receive funds worldwide

More info