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    Balanced lifestyle

    New Zealanders enjoy a healthy work life balance - some say the best in the world.

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New Zealand offers an incredible lifestyle; some say the best in the world.

This official New Zealand Government website has lots of useful, reliable information about living and working in New Zealand, and the ways to make it happen.

Before you dive in, make sure to register your interest; it’s obligation free and means we can pick out and send you information to meet your particular needs.

Career opportunities

Openings in your profession and how to go about finding a job.

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New Zealand jobs & work

Migrant videos

New Kiwis share their experiences of living in New Zealand.

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Migrants tell their stories about immigrating to New Zealand

Explore New Zealand

Choose a region that matches your profession and the lifestyle you want.

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Choose a city to live in

Visa types

Use our interactive table to see which New Zealand visa suits you best.

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Find out which New Zealand visa suits you

Plan your move

Use NZ Ready, our free tool to help you plan your move to New Zealand.

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Plan your move to New Zealand

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