Moving to New Zealand Blog – Advice for Expats by Expats

Top 15 Must-See and Must-Do in South Island of New Zealand

Despite being a rather small country, New Zealand offers a lot to travelers. For sure, the majority of them are more than satisfied with their trip and amazed by the natural beauty this country displays! South Island is the largest of the two major islands in New Zealand and it is packed with breath-taking and … Read moreTop 15 Must-See and Must-Do in South Island of New Zealand

Banking in New Zealand

New Zealand runs a vibrant free market economy. The financial services sector is one of the key sectors powering the country’s economy. The strength of the banking sub sector clearly reflects in the healthy bank capitalization, high profitability and positive asset quality. New Zealand is home to over 30 registered banks that employ tens of … Read moreBanking in New Zealand

Best Time For Snow in New Zealand

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When picturing New Zealand, it’s easy to think about the expanses of grassy fields, bright blue waters, and snow-capped mountains. But, sometimes it’s easy to forget that snow falls on more than just the mountains for roughly half the year. For those looking to live or travel in New Zealand, it’s good to note when … Read moreBest Time For Snow in New Zealand

Dreams of Blighty – Why would you return?

When you place something or a thought in your vision, suddenly that item or thought becomes more noticeable all around you. Try it. Think of red cars and you will suddenly keep seeing red cars in your vision radar. Once you place a thought into your mind it becomes more noticeable. When I thought about … Read moreDreams of Blighty – Why would you return?

The First Winter, Homesickness and Dreams of Blighty Culture Shock and Becoming a Kiwi

The first winter was somewhat of a revelation to me, I had not quite  expected the cold and damp weather coupled with the lack of heating. I was constantly cold and never felt able to warm myself up. That may have just been an idiosyncrasy specific to me and you will not be as bothered … Read moreThe First Winter, Homesickness and Dreams of Blighty Culture Shock and Becoming a Kiwi

Homesickness and dreams of Blighty

You’ve arrived you’re living the dream and then it hits you. This strange unknown feeling, that comes from out of the blue from nowhere and threatens to swallow your every positive thought. You find yourself missing your family and friends more than you ever thought were possible. Suddenly old Aunt Dottie round the corner, become … Read moreHomesickness and dreams of Blighty

How To Renew Your British Passport In New Zealand

In the past, it has been extremely easy for British nationals who moved to New Zealand to renew their passports while in New Zealand. The process involved a domestic British passport renewal office actually based in the country. All that you had to do was gather your documents, fill in your passport forms and prepare … Read moreHow To Renew Your British Passport In New Zealand