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New Zealand

Five Things You Didn’t Know about New Zealand

Are you looking to move Down Under to one of the most beautiful places on the planet? New Zealand is full of zest, culture, and bucket-list places to visit, meaning many expats choose it as their dream destination. If you’re considering making a move to the Trans-Tasman, here are five interesting things you might not know.

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Which Is The Best New Zealand State For Your Family?

Packing up your belongings and trading in a world of familiarity for an unknown adventure is exciting, but can also be emotionally-complicated – especially when it comes to relocating your family. However, New Zealand is a great place to start a new chapter.    more ...
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Report: Expats In New Zealand Are Good For The Country!

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Immigration has become a controversial topic in recent years. Some expats have altered their future plans, keeping in mind the recent and potential changes to some of the migration laws in a few popular destinations. Even those who have been settled in certain countries for a while now are actually considering returning home or perhaps moving to a new location.    more ...
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Living In New Zealand: A Brief Guide For New Expats

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

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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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Internet Access In New Zealand: What You Need To Know

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

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 base ...    more ...
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Recommended Reading For Expats Moving To New Zealand

New Zealand has become one of the leading tourist destinations, especially with the colossal success of the film adaptation of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series which was shot almost entirely in New Zealand. Scenic beauty aside, New Zealand’s pleasant climate, booming economy and hospitable population make it an attractive destination for working professionals and business entrepreneurs. Moving to a new country means more than just a change ...    more ...
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A Few Tips For Expats Driving In New Zealand

It is easy to travel around in New Zealand due to its size. Within a few hours, you can make the journey from one city to another on either of the two main islands. But many roads have winding and uneven terrain that could pose a challenge for new drivers. Here are some driving tips for expats in New Zealand.

Eligibility

Expats who want to drive in New Zealand must have a current driver’s license. If the license is not in English, an a ...    more ...
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Enjoy Awesome Activities on New Zealand's South Island

Kaikoura coastline
New Zealand's South Island, though referred to as the "Mainland", should not be confused with other land masses that bear that name: we tend to associate that term with the most populous areas of any given country, and the South Island is certainly not that (less than a fourth of New Zealand's total population lives here, despite the South Island covering a third more space than the North Island).

The island largely enjoys a temperate climate ...    more ...