As many new arrivals know all too well, we New Zealanders just don’t know how lucky we are when it comes to enjoying a safe and secure environment.
Of course we have crime, some of it quite shocking. But compared to what goes on in many other parts of the world ours is an easy-going and happy country largely free of violence and strife between communities.
Which means you and your family can get on with enjoying your life.
Breathe easier, sleep more soundly
You and your family will be able to move around freely and without fear, so you can enjoy all New Zealand has to offer. We don’t even have any seriously dangerous wildlife for you to worry about. And because so many of us have some personal connection with other countries, we know what it’s like being a newcomer and how important a friendly greeting can be.
You’ll feel at ease here, for all sorts of reasons.