Settling in New Zealand

Practical advice to help your arrival in New Zealand to be as easy as possible. Moving to another country to work whether you are on your own or with a family can be stressful.

Getting started

Getting started

No matter how much advance planning you’ve done, it can be confusing knowing where to start once you step off that plane. Our advice is to be easy on yourself, take your time, and start by focusing on these four things.

Our NZ way of working

Our NZ way of working

What’s expected of you at work, and how people relate to each other in the workplace is slightly different in every country. To fit successfully into a job here you’ll need to be aware of those differences and prepared to adjust to the New Zealand way of working.

Tips for settling in

Tips for settling in

Every country is different. Each has its own laws, rules and ways of doing things. The people, even if they speak the same language as you, have their own accent and their own everyday language.

Access help and support

Access help and support

When you move to a new country there are a million questions to answer, and sometimes you won’t even know who to ask.