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Kiwi Society

Kiwi Society

New Zealand is home to about four and a half million people, with a new person arriving about every half hour (by birth or immigration). So, who are we, really? Kiwi Society New Zealand is home to about four and a half million people, with a new person arriving about...

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New Zealand Health System

New Zealand Health System

New Zealand has a quality public healthcare system, funded directly by the Government, and available free or at low cost to all permanent residents and some work visa holders. New Zealand Health System New Zealand has a quality public healthcare system, funded...

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A few things you should know about New Zealand

A few things you should know about New Zealand

When it comes to moving abroad, there are few more-popular countries to emigrate to than New Zealand. We’re a proud melting pot of cultures, which generally makes for progressive, friendly attitudes and a high quality of life. The astonishing vistas across the country...

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Cost of Living

Cost of Living

Before you move to a new country, it’s good to get an idea of how general costs compare to what you currently spend. We uncover some of the common costs and expenses below to get you started. Before you move to a new country, it’s good to get an idea of how general...

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Temporary tax exemption for foreign income

Temporary tax exemption for foreign income

Since 1 April 2006, people arriving to live in New Zealand may qualify for a temporary tax exemption on most types of their foreign income. Find out if you qualify below. Who is eligible for this temporary exemption? This temporary tax exemption is available to people...

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New Zealand tax guide

New Zealand tax guide

Taxation is a vast and often complex subject. This page aims to provide a general outline on the tax system in New Zealand, relevant to potential or new migrants. Who handles tax in New Zealand? The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) is responsible for handling...

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10 things to get used to in New Zealand

10 things to get used to in New Zealand

It’s easy to get caught up in the bureaucracy of immigration. Visas, employment, and shipping arrangements are each their own world of minutiae. As a result, it’s easy to overlook the obvious things: what is life actually like in your new country?  Here are a few...

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Top 10 tips for moving to New Zealand

Top 10 tips for moving to New Zealand

We help people get in touch with companies that can help them move their life and family to New Zealand. You can start to arrange your move to New Zealand in 60 seconds. That's all well and good, but if you haven’t already: Check in with a reputable visa...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Make the Move to New Zealand

5 Reasons Why You Should Make the Move to New Zealand

Upping sticks and making the move to New Zealand doesn’t have to be the far-fetched dream it might appear. Sure, the ‘Land of the Long White Cloud’ might well be a long way from home, but that’s no reason for you to give up on your aspirations of living and...

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Live, work and play like a Kiwi

Live, work and play like a Kiwi

New Zealand’s been said to be more like England than England. I think what they mean by that is that we look a bit like England from the outside, but then things look different once you’re in. With an egalitarian outlook, manners take a back seat to practicality....

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