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
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 can find some comprehensive guidelines about importing cats and dogs
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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
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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
Another advantage of renting is that it is fairly worry free. If something
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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
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.
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