Find out how this affects you.
Please note: New Zealand Now content reflects pre-COVID-19 conditions and outlook.
Hear how recent migrants found their move to New Zealand and why they love their new home.
NZ Ready is a free online tool to help you plan your move to New Zealand, ensuring you know how things work here and have a hassle-free move.
Find out who to talk to when you need help or have questions about how things work in New Zealand.
In most cases you'll need a job offer to support your work visa - so your first task will be finding a job.
If you plan to work while you study, you need to make sure that your visa allows you to work.
If you're an entrepreneur or investor looking to create positive global impact, our new Global Impact Visa (GIVs) could be for you.
Videos, migrants stories, useful articles, guides and tools.
Use this calculator to find what it may cost to live in New Zealand and how that may compare to your income.
Calculate the cost of living
Working in the hospitality industry in New Zealand may be different from your country. How New Zealanders work, communicate and interact is unique.
Read the guide
LINKZ is a magazine for recent migrants.
View the latest & past issues
There are many jobs for people with the right skills and experience.
Watch the video
Find out how recent migrants found their move to New Zealand and why they love their new home.
New Zealanders are typically welcoming to newcomers. Hear a few stories shared by recent migrants.
From preparing your CV to getting an interview, hear how these recent Migrants got their jobs in New Zealand.
If you have a family to consider, be assured, New Zealand is a great place to bring up children.
There are specific skills urgently needed in New Zealand. Check if your skills are listed as in-demand and view the visa requirements.
Find if your skills are in demand
Use this free online tool to help you plan your move to New Zealand, ensuring you know how things work here and have a hassle-free move.
Visit NZ Ready
When you first move to New Zealand, your top priority will be choosing a place to base yourself. You’ll find a huge choice of housing, from semi-rural retreats in regional New Zealand to...
Read the article
Learn to count in Māori. Our introductory guide lets users learn to count into the hundreds.
Sign up to receive relevant job opportunities from New Zealand employers and practical advice on how to make your move to New Zealand a reality.
Is there anything wrong with this page?
Your feedback is very important in helping us improve the New Zealand Now website. Please don’t include any personal or financial information.