Category: Immigration to New Zealand

New Zealand – Top of the Legatum Prosperity Index!

Once again, New Zealand has dominated the Legatum Prosperity Index by being in the top three best ranked. This is one of the main reasons why an increasing number of people are immigrating to New Zealand. What does this mean for the country? And, why is it important? The Legatum Prosperity Index is an annual ranking which determines a country’s success based on wealth, education, economic growth, personal well-being, health

Why New Zealand is a top choice for young adults

Also known as ‘the land of the long white cloud’, New Zealand is situated at the far end of the South-Eastern hemisphere. It is famous for its kiwis and it is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. Think pristine snow-capped mountains, green rolling hills, and a gorgeous subtropical climate. It’s not hard to envision the lifestyle that goes with such a picturesque setting. New Zealand

Understanding the New Zealand Residence Programme Policy

Since last year, the New Zealand Residence Programme policy has introduced a new point system. The skilled migrant category is the most popular way for people to move to New Zealand. Before the department of immigration can invite you to apply for the New Zealand Residence Programme, you will first have to submit an expression of interest, called an “EOI” for short. The EOI will give the department more information

Auckland – One of the World’s Top Immigration Destinations

New Zealand is undoubtedly one of the best places to live. An increasing number of people are setting up home in Auckland. According to Mercer’s Quality of Living Survey, Auckland continues to be ranked as one of the best cities for quality of living. Auckland ranked third place for the fourth consecutive year, with Vienna and Zurich claiming the first and second spot. New Zealand cities offer a number of

What Is the Best Age to Immigrate to Australia Or New Zealand?

Immigrating to a new country is a big decision. Not only does it have many financial and personal implications for you, but it affects your friends and family members in many ways as well. Many people see immigration as a way to ‘start over’. But, what is the right age to do this? If you have already built a life and career for yourself, and accumulated assets, is it a

Qualified Teacher? New Zealand Wants You!

Many qualified teachers from all parts of the globe immigrate to New Zealand. Not only is New Zealand’s education system top-notch, but the picturesque landscape, native bushes, and amazing outdoor life that the country offers make it a coveted place for professional teachers. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) put New Zealand in the top 20 nations for the quality of the country’s schools in 2015. Teenagers in

Immigrating to New Zealand? Overcome Visa Related Challenges with This Advice

There have been major changes to New Zealand’s work visa and skilled migrant residence policies which came into effect on the 15th of January 2018. This may cause major problems for people looking to immigrate to New Zealand, as migrants looking to work or gain residence in the country need to renegotiate their income with their employers to stay in New Zealand. In September 2017, Immigration New Zealand introduced remuneration

The Top Immigration Destinations in Australia And New Zealand For Nature Lovers!

Both Australia and New Zealand are popular immigration destinations. While there are many reasons why people choose to move to these countries, nature lovers are particularly thrilled about the natural beauty, fascinating wildlife and variety of fauna and flora in these regions. Here are some of the top immigration destinations in Australia and New Zealand for nature lovers: Melbourne, Australia This bustling city offers plenty of job opportunities, and it

What the New Australian And New Zealand Immigration Restrictions Mean for SA

What the New Australian And New Zealand Immigration Restrictions Mean for SA If you have been thinking of immigrating to Australia or New Zealand soon, you will want to familiarise yourself with the latest restrictions imposed by both countries. In fact, recent changes and restrictions have served as a massive blow for South Africans wanting to emigrate. New Australian Immigration Restrictions  Malcolm Turnbull, the Prime Minister of Australia, recently announced

Why South Africans Are Immigrating to New Zealand

Why do so many South Africans immigrate to New Zealand? There are many reasons: Crime, Political Unrest, Lack of employment, and Lack of opportunities for growth. These are just a few of the reasons why so many people are interested in leaving South Africa. New Zealand is ranked as one of the best countries to live in and to enjoy a family lifestyle. For many South Africans, it is also