Hear how recent migrants found their move to New Zealand and why they love their new home.
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Videos, migrants stories, useful articles, guides and tools.
Christchurch’s destructive second earthquake could have derailed Irish migrant Martin Connell’s plans, but instead it opened up a new life for him.
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“I had been applying to the scheme for a number of years, so when I was finally accepted, while the timing wasn’t perfect, I could not turn it down,” says Ritia. In November 2011...
Mafa is far from mad. She and her family are well-settled in the southern town and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. Yes, she knows it can get cold, but she also knows how to dress for those...
After a good life travelling the world, Tomoavao Tamanu Wichman has found a new mission – helping Pasifika people in Auckland to grow fresh food, cheaply – just like they do in the islands.
He's worked on some of Auckland's finest homes, but Lemeki Tagi is most proud of the job he completed in the South Island port town of Lyttleton.
Being open to opportunity can change your life – as Neil Parinas and his family found when they moved from the Philippines to New Zealand.
Reuniting in New Zealand gave long-distance sweethearts Gabriel Morales and Carla Garcia the chance to realise their dreams.
Unexpected hobbies and a social, outdoor lifestyle have helped Morgane Le Brun and Etienne Buscarlet feel at home in Rotorua.
Candy Yan first came to New Zealand for four months to study English. She worked hard and fell in love with the sunny, seaside city of Tauranga.
Sharath and his wife Sam moved to New Zealand - and found a relaxed, outdoor life that suits them perfectly.
Acceptance and education drew Ying Somumchan from Thailand to New Zealand, but settling here also sparked her entrepreneurial streak.
The beautiful urban beaches and excellent schooling made the transition from Greece to New Zealand much easier.
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