Category: Immigration to New Zealand

All You Need to Know About Public Healthcare in New Zealand

With Jacinda Ardern’s recent victory, emigrating from South Africa to New Zealand is more appealing than ever. But before you take the leap, and in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, it is helpful to research healthcare in New Zealand. Private vs Public Healthcare Just like South Africa, there is both private and public healthcare in New Zealand. The private sector is used to speed up non-emergency care and it

How do I move my pets to Australia from South Africa?

Emigrating from South Africa to Australia may have been done by millions before you, but that does not make it any easier. One way to lower the stress of the big move is to feel the calming presence of your four-legged friends. The good news is that you can take your beloved dogs or cats – no more than two cats and/or two dogs – to Australia with you. Being

Top 5 Tips for Emigrating from South Africa to New Zealand

Are you thinking of emigrating from South Africa to New Zealand in the near future? Moving to a new country can be exciting and daunting all at the same time, which is why we’ve compiled a checklist of things to do to help get you started. 1. Start by gathering as much information about the visa you will need  The Immigration New Zealand website is a resourceful starting point to

Financial Emigration Explained

Are you planning on immigrating to New Zealand, or have you already made the move and now wondering whether you should consider financial emigration to access and transfer your assets from the country? The concept of financial emigration entered the fray when it was announced that as of 1 March 2020, South African tax residents who were working and living abroad would be required to pay tax to the South

New Zealand’s Upcoming Elections And How It Will Impact Emigration To New Zealand

New Zealand’s upcoming elections are to be held on 17 October 2020. If you want to emigrate to New Zealand, it’s a good idea to keep up to date with their emigration policy changes. Here’s a bit of history, New Zealand’s major right-wing party is in favour of anti-emigration policies and has been trying to tighten restrictions on emigration. New Zealand’s politics are predominantly led by the centre-left Labour Party

Why It Is The Perfect Time To Emigrate To New Zealand Or Australia

Due to COVID-19, travel between borders has been restricted for quite some time now. If you have been thinking about immigrating to New Zealand or Australia, then now is the perfect time to start on your emigration application. In May, “New Zealand eased lockdown to allow businesses to resume and the economy to start moving. The decision was taken after the spread of the virus slowed down in the country.”

Can I Emigrate From RSA to NZ During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

The short answer is that you will only be allowed to emigrate to New Zealand if you are deemed to be travelling for a critical purpose. So, if you and your family have gone through the lengthy process to make the move from South Africa, you might have to be patient for a while longer if you or your spouse are not critical workers in the health, construction, civil engineering,

Immigration to New Zealand Possible with Quarantine

If you are thinking of emigrating, remember that this journey to get your residency approved from start to end normally takes about 8-12 months. The idea is to always start your migration journey 12 months before you would ideally like to end up in New Zealand. If you would like to be in New Zealand in the first quarter of 2021 then you would begin your application now.  Immigration to

These are the skills in highest demand for immigrating to New Zealand

Thinking of immigrating to New Zealand? However, you have always been disappointed as a result of the skills level criteria? The new ANZSCO changes may play in your favour. The new version of ANZSCO (effective from mid-2020) will now make low-skilled occupations eligible for immigration to New Zealand. New Zealand has always welcomed people with skills. However, some skills are more sought after than others. New Zealand’s economy is strong

Why You Shouldn’t Let Covid-19 Halt Your Job Search in New Zealand

As the effects of Covid-19 continue to become more and more widespread, and South Africa enters its 21 day lockdown period, those planning their immigration to New Zealand may feel the need to halt their progress. The reality is, however, that the current situation presents more of an opportunity rather than a problem when it comes to job searches, in particular.  Why job search should continue  Considering how countless individuals