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Oz and Kiwi expats clash over their countries’ relative merits

Oz and Kiwi expats clash over their countries’ relative merits
Expats are taking sides between Australia and New Zealand as to which destination is best. For would-be expatriates heading to the other side of the world, there’s a practical choice between Australia and New Zealand, but if both country’s own expatriates can’t agree, what’s a totally confused foreigner planning the rest of his or...

Starting a new life as an expat medical professional in New Zealand

Starting a new life as an expat medical professional in New Zealand
New Zealand is a familiar expat destination, especially after its glorious scenery starred in the immensely popular Lord of the Rings movie trilogy and is prequel The Hobbit. Although many Westerners may not realise this stunning country was once the prime destination for Britons looking for a new life overseas, New Zealand has been...

Pros and cons of New Zealand as a UK expat retirement destination

Pros and cons of New Zealand as a UK expat retirement destination
Would-be expats are urged to research potential destinations online before choosing the most suitable, but it’s often difficult to determine between click-bait and the reality of living in an unfamiliar land. Whether it’s for a new job or retirement purposes, rule number one when deciding where to settle is to be able to distinguish...

Expats in New Zealand now facing poverty due to soaring costs

Expats in New Zealand now facing poverty due to soaring costs
Is New Zealand now far too expensive for all but wealthy expatriates? For decades, New Zealand was a favourite expat destination for Brits as well as incomers from many other world countries, but reports of its soaring cost of living are now suggesting its reputation is shot. In the main, the majority of expat arrivals in the stunningly...

Travelling as a young and single female expat in New Zealand

Travelling as a young and single female expat in New Zealand
For younger female expats, travelling solo and living alone doesn’t have to be a problem provided you avoid certain countries. In 2019, expatriating and even travelling solo as a lone female isn’t as risky as in the past, as all the info needed to stay safe is online. Regular surveys give detailed coverage of the safest countries in...

Saudis and Kiwi expats come together over Christchurch terror attack

Saudis and Kiwi expats come together over Christchurch terror attack
New Zealand expats in Saudi Arabia are comforted by Saudi citizens’ reactions to the tragic Christchurch terror attack. Saudi Arabia is a popular destination for expat professionals from New Zealand, all of whom were devastated and angered by the news of last week’s terrorist attack in Christchurch. Many acknowledge the modern world...

Expats in Amsterdam warned about rental property scammers

Expats in Amsterdam warned about rental property scammers
The Netherlands is the new, hot destination for millennial expats looking to find their niche in the start-up scene, but care should be taken to avoid being scammed when you first arrive. New arrivals are urged to remember all that glitters isn’t gold, especially when they’re attempting to find an affordable rental in a reasonable...

Advice on buying a home in New Zealand

Advice on buying a home in New Zealand
Buying a new home in New Zealand is the goal of the majority of expats arriving to live, work or invest. Although home ownership doesn’t guarantee residency in New Zealand, it’s still the preferred option for many of those who’ve arrived to work and are now planning on staying long-term. It’s easy to fall in love with the islands...

New Zealand bans property sales to mega wealthy expat investors

New Zealand bans property sales to mega wealthy expat investors
In a surprise turn-around, the New Zealand government is expected to ban all real estate sales to expat billionaire investors. The ultra-rich aren’t at all happy about the new ban prohibiting them from purchasing overseas boltholes, and aren’t shy about making their views known. Californian billionaire Ric Kayne has issued a warning...

New Zealand skill shortages need multi focused solutions

New Zealand skill shortages need multi focused solutions
New Zealand businesses will struggle to grow if immigration law is tightened. Rumours that New Zealand lawmakers are considering the tightening of immigration rules are causing concern within companies needing to import top talent from overseas. The IT sector is especially worried, as a lack of talented expat experts could have...