Life in NZ
Whether you are interested in experiencing culture, award-winning restaurants, vibrant nightlife, stunning beaches or even island escapes, Auckland has it all. One of New Zealand’s major cities nestled on the top of the North Island, the region has everything one could possibly want – and more! The city is experiencing spectacular growth, driven by both tourism and the construction boom, creating an unprecedented amount of new jobs in the area.
This beautiful coastal paradise offers plenty of exciting attractions and adventures that everyone can enjoy. From the beach, to the mountains, from fine dining to outdoor food markets – Tauranga caters for everyone’s needs! The region boasts a booming population, with young professionals moving to the area and an expanding labour pool. Commercial and residential development continues to spring up to support Tauranga’s escalating growth, providing an exciting array of opportunity for all those living and working in the area!
Known as the ‘coolest little capital’, Wellington lives up to its name with its picturesque beauty, clustered around a sparkling bay and surrounded by green mountains and quirky buildings. Ranked among the world’s most liveable cities, Wellington has much to offer. You can become a part of a vibrant economy that’s open-minded and globally connected, all while enjoying a healthy lifestyle rich in culture and the great outdoors.
Want to enjoy the surf, sand and beaches in the morning and then play in the snow and the mountains in the afternoon? Welcome to Christchurch! A city with breathtaking scenery, amazing street art, beautiful botanic gardens and many more attractions, all within a very close distance. Christchurch is on an exciting journey to build the world’s newest city, after the devastation of the 2010 earthquake. This unique environment has created vast business and employment opportunities in the region that cannot be matched in other parts of the world.
Queenstown offers an incredible setting for adventure, relaxation, and fun all year round. Located on the shores of the South Island’s Lake Wakatipu and set against the stunning backdrop of the Southern Alps, the region is world-renowned for its adventure activities. As the fastest growing set of communities in New Zealand, the Queenstown Lakes District faces an array of opportunities with growth and tourism.
New Zealand has developed over the last 20 years to an industrialized, free market economy that is one of the most globalized in the world. The dynamic growth has boosted income, and broadened the technological capabilities of the industrial sector. We are ranked by the World Bank as the easiest place in the world to start a business (2015), and came in third in Forbes ‘Best Country for Business’ report (December, 2014) just behind Denmark and Hong Kong.
New Zealand employment rates have been gathering steam, rising 3% in 2015, with an unemployment rate of only 5.9%. Migration is generating more demand, with post-earthquake construction activity in Christchurch and growth in domestic incomes creating more jobs. Now is the right time to be looking for jobs in New Zealand, especially if you have the right skills.
New Zealand has one of the top education systems in the world, coming in at eight best in The Learning Curve global education report. Our education system reflects our unique and diverse society. We welcome all abilities, religions, ethnic groups, income levels and ideas. The educational processes we have in place provide students with consistent, high-quality education across all levels, from early childcare, to primary and secondary level, as well as further education.