Given our reputation for safety compared to other countries, you may wonder why there’s a whole section on the topic on this website.
Rest assured, New Zealand is a safe and easy country to live in. So consider these pages more of an orientation to the way we do things here and who you can turn to if there is a problem.
You need to familiarise yourself with this information, because there are one or two things you may find different in New Zealand.
For instance, we have specific laws about how far you can go in disciplining your children. And if you’re going to take advantage of our amazing outdoors and try something new, there are some basic precautions you need to take.