Rangitoto Island volcano in the distance

Things to do in Auckland

Beautiful Auckland is just bursting with exciting attractions, with everything from excellent restaurants and shopping to incredible natural wonders, guaranteeing that there is something available for everyone's unique tastes. With so much to see...
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New Zealand: The Perfect Place to Start a Family

Many people choose to emigrate for economic reasons, employment and better weather but for parents and couples wishing to start a family, another strong factor in their decision to emigrate to New Zealand is...
Traditional Maori costume

Your Essential Guide to New Zealand Culture

Whilst many of those who first settled in New Zealand were Europeans, New Zealand now has quite a diverse culture that has influences from the Maori and Polynesian people as well as from the...
Volcano, White Island

Ten Must See Sights of New Zealand

Whether you are moving to New Zealand as an expat or you are visiting on holiday, there are some New Zealand sights that you simply cannot miss and which range from the historical and...
wellington cable car tracks

What to see and do in Wellington

Wellington - the capital of New Zealand and Middle Earth for many Lord of the Rings fans. It's a cultural hub that features many high profile festivals and events and benefits from a lively,...
Airport Bus, Auckland

Your Guide to Public Transport in New Zealand

As New Zealand is made up of two islands, South Island and North Island along with many smaller islands, many residents use regular ferries along with buses, trams and trains. Many of the highways,...
Waterfront Walk, Wellington

Living in Wellington

Wellington has the privilege of being New Zealand's capital city. It is located perfectly on the south end of North Island and was described as "the coolest little capital in the world" by Lonely...
View from Sky Tower, Auckland

Guide to Living in Auckland

Auckland is a stunningly beautiful city situated on the North Island of New Zealand. It has the largest urban population in the country but this hasn't detracted from its standard of living, coming 3rd...
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Guide to Taxes in New Zealand

If you are living in New Zealand for more than 183 days in any one year then you will need to register for tax purposes. This guide aims to give you a brief insight...
Chief Post Office, Christchurch

Living in Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch is a vibrant, young city and the largest in New Zealand. It was established in 1848 and named after the famous Oxford College attended by one of its founders, John Robert Godley. Today, in...

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