Useful Links

  1. Calculate the Cost of Living in New Zealand
  2. Resume/CV and Cover Letter Builder
  3. How to apply online for your New Zealand visa.
  4. Acceptable digital photos for online applications.
  5. For EmployersEmployment Agreement Builder
  6. Moving countries, certain items are not permitted in New Zealand.  To find out more, visit Biosecurity New Zealand
  7. New Zealand has 3 official languages (English, Maori and New Zealand Sign Language) – here’s a guide to the Kiwi slang which is used in everyday conversation (work/social).
  8. Looking for a translator or interpreter from communication or documents translation.  New Zealand only accepts documents officially translated in English from any other language.  Visit New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters
  9. BANKING – Banking in New Zealand is straight-forward for new arrivals.  It is simple, modern and competitive.  The “Big 5” banks are:  ASB, ANZ, BNZ, Westpac and Kiwibank.
  10. HOUSING – In recent years, the property market has soared for both buying and renting houses in New Zealand.  Many new arrivals choose to rent before they buy.  Look at  Realestate or Trade Me Property
  11. SCHOOLS – New Zealand has both an excellent public and private education system. Primary years are from years 1-6, intermediate/junior college are years 7-8 and college are from years 9-13.   All public schools are zoned.  While public education is free in New Zealand, most schools ask for a donation to make up for shortfalls in funding.  To find out more visit Ministry of Education
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  13. General knowledge about New Zealand and some unique and interesting facts. 
  14. Move, Live, Work, Study and Invest in New Zealand
  15. 100% Pure New Zealand – YouTube