When you think about moving to New Zealand, you may wonder about how you’ll relocate your favourite pet. It’s often possible to bring your cat or dog with you, but you should know that the process is involved. …


If you’re a family thinking about moving to New Zealand, you might be feeling like having children complicates the relocation process. Yes, children add some challenges to the moving mix, and their presence also has the potential to enrich your international relocation experience.

Opportunities for socialisation

When you move somewhere…


For expats and Kiwis relocating to New Zealand after an extended time overseas, searching for a job can serve as a reminder that things are done a little differently in Aotearoa. …


Potential clients often ask us for information and may be surprised that we typically turn things around and ask them probing questions. Whether a returning Kiwi or someone moving to New Zealand with less knowledge of the country, we want to understand their particular needs and circumstances. It helps us…


International relocation comes with plenty of excitement and adventure. On top of that, New Zealand brings unending natural beauty, free healthcare, good education, and an enviable lifestyle. New Zealand’s relative freedom from the pandemic only increases its allure to aspiring expats.

With all those perks, it’s easy to gloss over…


With New Zealand’s red hot property market, finding a rental home in New Zealand is a stress for expats and returning Kiwis. Getting settled quickly is a higher priority than ever for people relocating to New Zealand during the pandemic, but housing is too important to get wrong.

RENTAL LISTINGS…


You’ve decided to move to New Zealand, whether for the first time or as a returning Kiwi, but you probably have some anxiety about whether your relocation will work out. …


I can’t imagine what it would have been like relocating our Kiwi-American family to Auckland without the help of family and friends. They were thrilled to hear we were coming…and couldn’t wait to lend a hand. …


Children in bright green uniform sit and stand around classroom table in New Zealand

Children are both a big motivator for moving to New Zealand and a big source of worry for expats and returning Kiwis with families. Maybe you’ve visited and admired scenic playgrounds and resilient kids. But what do schools look like for families who’ve relocated to New Zealand?

These are my…


Moving from the US to New Zealand during COVID brought our American family unique challenges and also the unique perspective of experiencing the pandemic in both places. …

Amanda Sadlier

American living in Auckland. I used to represent immigrants in the US. Now I help immigrants in New Zealand get settled. Find me at www.mobile-relocation.com.

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