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Moving

Are you moving your possessions to New Zealand?  What should you give away versus what should you move?  What do you need to look for in a removals company?  How do they work? How much does it cost?  What about moving pets?  Get this and much more in our moving section.

 


Retiring to New Zealand

Retirement can provide the perfect time to move overseas and experience a new life. However, there are a number of things to consider for retirees moving to New Zealand.   The first thing that you will have to tackle is the issue of how you will apply for residency. There is currently a Temporary Retirement Category that those over 66 years of age can apply for. It is limited to two years but if you continue to meet the criteria you can re-apply after this and extend  More...


Moving your pet to New Zealand

When it comes to emigrating, it's understandable that most people want to take their pets with them. Fortunately, bringing pets to New Zealand is a clearly laid out process however, it does require a fair amount of paperwork and there are some specific standards that have to be adhered to. Luckily most animal transport companies will take care of all of this for you. You can find some comprehensive guidelines about importing cats and dogs on the New Zealand Biosecurity  More...


Tips for removals when moving abroad

When you make the decision to emigrate, it’s not just yourself you have to think about -  you’re probably going to want to move a fair amount of household things as well. Read on to find out more or to go straight to our detailed guide to the removals process, click here UK to NZ is a big move - a man with a van isn’t the solution! Choose a reputable company that is  More...


Long term property rental

There are obvious benefits to a long term rental when you first arrive in New Zealand. It gives you a chance to get to know what areas are good to live in and it means you don’t have to make a quick decision about buying a property. The more time you have to look around at houses and areas, the better your chance of finding the right place for you.  Another advantage of renting is that it is fairly worry free. If something goes wrong in your rental property, you can  More...


Insurance for homeowners

When it comes to home insurance the system in New Zealand is markedly similar to that in the UK. There are several major insurance companies which means you should shop around to look for the most competitive quotes. The usual rules apply, you need to make sure you are honest in your disclosures to the insurance company and that you itemise any single high cost content items. If not, you may well run in to problems if you need to make a claim.  One area  More...


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