Our Latest New Zealand Expat News Stories

New Zealand Government Incentives to work outside of Auckland

New Zealand is rapidly becoming a victim of its own popularity. The local Expat Forum recently recorded that the government is introducing plans to encourage immigrants to settle in other parts of the country other than just simply stay in Auckland.

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Things to do in Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington has a thriving arts culture, wonderful beaches and is set in some of the most fantastic scenery the North Island has to offer. The city’s own website boasts that Wellington is known as ‘the coolest little capital in the world.’

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Moving to New Zealand: North or South Island?

New Zealand is a beautiful country that has a wonderful amount of natural scenery, many activities and sights, and some pretty diverse weather that draws many expats to the country in search of a new life. If you are considering moving to New Zealand there is one further decision to make though - whether to move to the North or South Island.

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New Zealand Expands Online Visa Applications

For those planning on moving to New Zealand or move there to work, the government have just made the entire process easier and more convenient. The recent announcement of the expansion

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Why Expats in New Zealand are Feeling the Squeeze

After nearly a decade struggling with a fluctuating and often failing native currency, British expatriates retired in New Zealand may finally be recovering, nut the majority are still left wondering: will it last?

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Kiwis Find a Way to Serve in Australian Defense Force

The Australian Defense Force only allows permanent residents of Australia to serve in its army, but now some New Zealanders have found a way around this law in the form of a small loophole that may prove very important in letting Kiwis get accepted for trials to serve with the organization.

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Tauranga Property Market On the Rise

Homes in New Zealand's Tauranga area have recently seen a 4% increase in their value.

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Hong Kong Expat Supports Protesters

A New Zealand based HK expat vocalised his support for the desmonstrations back in his homeland saying he emphathises with the protestors.

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New Zealand Ranked Most Family Friendly Nation for Expats

New Zealand topped this years HSBC Expat Survey in the Raising Children Abroad category & shown to be best place for expats looking to improve quality of life.

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New Zealand house prices to soar due to immigration increase

New Zealand has always been a popular destination for expats around the world and it is believed that this is causing some serious issues with the demand and supply figures within the housing market.

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NZ Students Warned Over Debts

Australian students who made the move to New Zealand with incurred debts from student loans warned they could face arrest on return to their homeland.

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More and More People Now Staying Put in Christchurch

Ever since an earthquake struck Christchurch in 2010, experts at the ANZ national bank estimate it may drive away up to 10 percent of the population.

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Moving to New Zealand Can Benefit Your Health

New Zealand is the perfect place to relax. Being a similar size to Great Britain, with only one tenth the population, the country benefits from isolation.

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Medical Tourism Becomes More Popular in New Zealand

More Brits are heading over to New Zealand to take advantage of their medical facilities and cheaper than average prices.

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New Zealand is the Second Favorite Place for UK Expatriates

In the the latest annual index by Natwest, UK expatriates consider New Zealand the second best place to work and live.

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More Brits are Arriving in New Zealand Than Any Other Nationality

Latest figures from the New Zealand Government show an increase in UK citizens migrating to the country.

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Australia and New Zealand Celebrate Anzac Day

On April 25th Australia and New Zealand celebrate the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day to honor soldiers who lost their lives in World War 1

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