Preparing for a move to New Zealand

You’ll have less stress and hassle if you do some homework about New Zealand before you arrive. A real idea of what to expect will mean fewer surprises and make feeling at home in New Zealand that much easier.

Before you apply

Before you apply

When you consider moving to another country, there are a few things you need to think about.

Before you leave

Before you leave

Use this handy pre-departure checklist so your move here can be hassle free.

When you arrive

When you arrive

Here are a few things you should do when you first arrive to help you settle in quickly.

NZ Ready planning tool

NZ Ready planning tool

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.