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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.
Susie Busby says her friends in the United Kingdom still ask her when she is moving back. “I’m not. Right now my life in New Zealand is great. I live in a lovely seaside community and I...
At first glance, Wellington did not seem an ideal place for Belinda Naudé. Belinda was born in Zimbabwe and lived in sun-baked South Africa for 25 years. She prefers warm and still weather that...
When Lelde Kukle first went into New Zealand shops, she found the shopkeepers a bit strange. “They would say, ‘Hi, how are you?’ It was a bit of a shock. I didn’t know why a...
Jacques and Aldine moved from South Africa to Christchurch in early 2018, and their dogs Chino and Vanilla really noticed the difference. Aldine did not feel safe walking their dogs without Jacques...
After trialling life in several different countries, Brazilians Marcel and Nathalie Ferreira have chosen to settle down in Pegasus, just outside of Christchurch. Highly skilled IT people such as...
Half a world away from their old lives in England, Peter Drake and his family are embracing the relaxed atmosphere and beach life of Canterbury. When he is floating on his back in the sea near...
The rolling hills and plains of Hawke’s Bay are a world away from the busy streets and skyscrapers of her native Singapore, but food lover Ling Li Teo is right at home. Thanks to its many...
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