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The 10 Best Places To Live in New Zealand

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New Zealand is one of the world’s best places to live and retire, best place to raise your family. It has a very pleasant climate, great beaches, a wide variety of outdoor activities, cultural attractions, free health care
(for the most part), a good educational system, economic freedom, a lack of corruption and attractive, modern cities.
Known for the stunning landscapes featured in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings.
New Zealand is comprised of two big islands called North Island and South Island, plus numerous smaller islands.
It is located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean and is very geographically isolated.
Its nearest neighbors are Australia, which is 1242 miles to the northwest, and New Caledonia, Fiji and Tonga to the north.
The population of New Zealand is 4,334,000, the majority of whom are of European descent.
The largest minority are the native Maori. There are also a significant number of non-Maori Polynesians and Asians – especially in urban areas.
If you're thinking of moving to New Zealand, you'll need to decide where you're going to live.
Learn more about best places to live in New Zealand here, and decide where in the country you should settle.
Here're the 10 best places to live in New Zealand.
10. Waikato.
9. Nelson.
8. Selwyn.
7. Queenstown.
6. Christchurch.
5. Rotorua.
4. Auckland.
3. Dunedin.
2. Taranaki.
1. Wellington, the capital of New Zealand.
If you are moving to live in New Zealand and you’re really not sure where you want to settle,
Auckland can be a great place to begin, you can rent accommodation easily within the city
and it has fantastic transport links for the rest of the nation.
But be sure to use these transport links, explore the North and South Islands and find the location
that best suits you before you buy a home or even commit to living in New Zealand full time.
Whilst the nation is not vast or overpopulated, it does encompass such an impressive array of geographically
different regions that it would be a crime not to explore far more of the country than its leading city before you settle on a place in New Zealand to call home.
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The 10 Best Places To Live in New Zealand.
In a word, New Zealand is varied. For a relatively small island nation there are many different places to live, offering lots of options in the way of activities and opportunities. Here are 10 of our favourites spots from around the country.
10. Queenstown
9. Wellington
8. Hawke’s Bay
7. Taranaki
6. Northland
5. The West Coast
4. Waiheke Island
3. Rotorua
2. Mount Maunganui
1. Auckland
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Top 10 Cheapest Cities in New Zealand to Live In

Which New Zealand cities should you base yourself to live in or for a working holiday in New Zealand? Find out with this list of cheapest cities in New Zealand!

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Monica asked: We are moving to New Zealand. Where should we stay until we learn our way around? We talk about where to live in New Zealand when you emigrate to New Zealand.

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10 Best Places to Visit in New Zealand

Comprised of two main islands, North Island and South Island, New Zealand is an incredible destination to discover. Packed with unforgettable landscapes, breathtaking scenery, and an unparalleled combination of lakes, mountains, and lush greenery, the island nation has to be seen to be truly understood. While touring New Zealand, be sure to give equal time to its lively cities and its more stunning natural landmarks. Here’s a look at the best places to visit in New Zealand.

The Best Cities in New Zealand for Work and Saving Money

ChewyPineapple asked: Which New Zealand city should we work to save money and have low cost of living? We go through where to work in New Zealand for the winter and to work and save money in New Zealand.

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Comprised of two main islands, North Island and South Island, New Zealand is an incredible destination to discover. Packed with unforgettable landscapes, breathtaking scenery, and an unparalleled combination of lakes, mountains, and lush greenery, New Zealand has to be seen to be truly understood. While touring New Zealand, be sure to give equal time to its lively cities and its more stunning natural landmarks. This article can serve as your itinerary highlighting the best places to visit in New Zealand.
10. Stewart Island
9. Nelson
8. Glacier Country
7. Napier
6. Rotorua
5. Paihia
4. Auckland
3. Queenstown
2. Tongariro National Park
1. Fiordland
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PROS and CONS of living in New Zealand

Thinking about living in New Zealand? Then you might want to weigh up the good and the bad things first!

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This video is from my personal perspective as an Asian who grew up in this country since I was a little kid. Honestly, it is a little biased towards the pros section simply cause I love this country. Both Yen and I get homesick whenever we are away too long. New Zealand is one place that no matter where we are in the world we will always call home.

As it's a pretty detailed topic, for clarification and more details about my comment on free healthcare and education in New Zealand, please see below:

== FREE HEALTHCARE IN NZ ==

- New Zealand has about 40 public hospitals spread across the country. With minor exceptions like cosmetic surgery, hospital treatment is free for those eligible for healthcare services and NZ residents.

- Most costs of injuries from accidents are covered by ACC (Accident Compensation Corporation). This covers everyone in New Zealand.

- GP (General Practitioner/family doctor) visits have a consultation fee but if you're enrolled with the practice it's generally subsidized so it's cheaper. For more info:

- Under the Talk Teeth programme, children get free basic care for their teeth until they are 18. Otherwise, dentists are not part of the free public health system.

- From birth to five years, all children in New Zealand qualify for a free health service called Well Child/Tamariki Ora. All children under 13 are eligible for free general practice visits (includes immunization, eyesight and hearing checks at school and visits to the doctor). NB: not all GPs provide free visits though so it's best to check with your GP first. Basic dental care through schools are also free while children are at school.

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== FREE EDUCATION IN NZ ==

- Education is free between the ages of 5 and 19 at state schools (schools that are government owned and funded) if you're a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident.

- Private schools get some government funding but are mostly funded through charging parents school fees.

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- One year of tertiary education fees is free for NZ citizens and ordinarily residents enrolled in school in or after 2017 or you may qualify for two years fees free for industry training. Just need to check eligibility:


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Top 10 Best Countries To Live In The World - Quality of life, Job, Raise Kids

Happiness is the key in deciding the best countries and Happiness is always a choice that any one can make.
Regardless of where you are and what you are going through, you can still choose to be happy, you can still choose to smile.
Keep recalling the quote, Accept what you can’t change and change what you can’t accept and make sure you are happy at the end of the day.
Here are top 10 best countries to live in the world in 2019.
If your country's in the list, you are lucky indeed.
1. Switzerland. (best for business)
2. Japan. (best for entrepreneurship)
3. Canada. (best for quality of life)
4. Germany.
5. The United Kingdom.
6. Sweden. (best country to raise kids)
7. Australia.
8. Norway. (best for citizenship)
9. The United States.
10. New Zealand.
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Our TOP 10 Favourite Places in New Zealand

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Cost of Living in Auckland, New Zealand

Hello everyone, although New Zealand is a paradise the biggest thing to watch out for is that it is quite expensive to live in New Zealand, especially in Auckland (which is where we live). This means that it's a pretty expensive place to visit too.

In this episode we dive fully into the cost of living in Auckland which we hope you'll find useful if you're planning on moving here.

Breakdown of all the segments below:

1. The cost of transport in Auckland
2. The cost of rent in Auckland
3. The cost of eating out in Auckland
4. The cost of groceries in New Zealand
4. The cost of utilities in Auckland
5. How much will you spend living in Auckland New Zealand in a month?

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5 Best and Worst Things about Living in Auckland, New Zealand

A personal list of the best and worst things about studying abroad in Auckland, New Zealand, based on my five months of living there! Overall, the bad things really aren't so bad and if you have the chance to go there and even to live there, you should take it! Let me know if you have any other questions!

Top 10 Things to do in Auckland City

If you find yourself in #Auckland City, then watch this episode to discover what are the 10 top things you can do to entertain yourself.

This video is for people who are stopping over in #AucklandCity and want to know what are the best things to do without leaving the city. Perhaps you've ended up in Auckland city because you're here for holiday, or maybe you're planning to come here for the America's cup or rugby events which are all great reasons to visit Auckland, #NewZealand. If you plan your day out, you should be able to see everything that I visited in this video within one day. Our city is pretty small but there are a lot of quality things to see, you just need to know where to go.

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10 Types of Cheap Accommodation in New Zealand

Where can you find cheap or even free accommodation in New Zealand? We'll go through the New Zealand accommodation to choose if you're on a budget! + Get FREE $50 AirBnB credit on us!

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Top 10 Best Places To Visit in New Zealand

Top 10 Best Place To Visit in New Zealand - Comprised of two main islands, North Island and South Island, New Zealand is an incredible destination to discover. While touring New Zealand, be sure to give equal time to its lively cities and its more stunning natural landmarks.

Which destination do you consider the best place to visit in New Zealand?

- Fiordland
- Tongariro National Park
- Queenstown
- Auckland
- Bay of Islands
- Rotorua
- Napier
- Glacier Country
- Abel Tasman National Park

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The 10 Best Places To Live In The Alberta | Canada

Are you considering a move to a new Canadian city to make a better life?
Alberta is a province in Western Canada. Its landscape encompasses mountains, prairies, desert badlands, and vast coniferous forests.
It is Canada's fourth-most populous province and the most populous of Canada's three prairie provinces.
Alberta has more than 600 lakes and rich mineral deposits. In the west, the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks have glaciers in the Columbia Icefields.
The Waterton Glacier International Peace Park is a biosphere reserve that straddles the southern border with the USA.
You can find several smaller towns and cities that are perfect for raising a family, finding a good job, or simply enjoying a quiet retirement.
Over the last five years, the province of Alberta has seen it’s population skyrocket due to people coming to the province to find work.
With its scenic beauty, no provincial tax, and higher average wages anywhere in the country, Alberta offers a high quality of life that’s hard to find elsewhere.
We’ve taken a look at some statistics and compiled a list of the 10 best places to live in Alberta:
10. Banff.
9. Lethbridge.
8. Camrose.
7. Jasper.
6. Medicine Hat.
5. Canmore.
4. Strathcona County.
3. Calgary.
2. Edmonton.
1. St. Albert.
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The 10 Best Places To Live In Australia | Study, Job Opportunities

Are you thinking of migrating to Australia and trying to figure out where to live?
Australian cities offer a vibrant array of different lifestyle options with immaculate beaches and natural paradises never too far away.
From the thriving arts scene of Melbourne to the high-flying corporate culture of Sydney, there’s always a place to call home!
Choosing where to live when moving to Australia is a major decision.
It can have a big impact on how comfortable you feel in your new surroundings and on how successful your relocation becomes.
With this in mind, we’ve put together a guide to some of the best places to live in Australia to help you make an informed decision.
Here are the top 10 best places to live in Australia in 2019:

10. Cairns. (cheap place to live)
9. Gold Coast. (best for students)
8. The Australian Capital Territory (safest place, best for families)
7. Hobart. (best for property affordability, and singles)
6. Wollongong. (cheap place to live)
5. Brisbane. (best for retiree).
4. Perth. (best for climate).
3. Adelaide. best for food and drink, most affordable cities
2. Sydney. (best for job opportunities, and students)
1. Melbourne. (best student city).

We know that affordability is especially important to students, so we’ve included the cheapest (and most expensive) places.
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New Zealand: The Ultimate Travel Guide by TourRadar 5/5

New Zealand: The Ultimate Travel Guide by TourRadar gives you all the info you need to explore this nation of Kiwis. Learn some basics about the country, including what you have to do & see once you arrive, when it's best to travel and which food & drinks you definitely need to enjoy throughout your journey.
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New Zealand has a lot to offer even the most particular traveller. From the lively neighbourhoods of Wellington to the breathtaking Fiordland of the South Island, there's an adventure tucked away in every corner of this impressive country. Consider living out your own Lord of the Rings adventure in Hobbiton, or hike past Mt. Doom in Tongariro National Park. Not thrilling enough? Then skydive over Auckland, go white water rafting down Kaituna River or take a leap of faith and bungee jump in Queenstown! When you're in New Zealand, nearly ever adventure is only a stone's throw away.

Make the most out of your visit to this remote island nation by assembling your bucket list with our travel guide. Booking a tour will ensure your trip is fun, flawless and stress-free:


New Zealand boasts a temperate climate with plenty of sunshine and moderate rainfall. Because of the long coast line, you can expect mild temperatures for the most part. The average temperature decreases as you travel south; January and February are the warmest months with July being the coldest month of the year. Remember to pack your waterproof hiking boots, waterproof rain jacket, swimsuit, flip flops, thin gloves, hiking socks, sunglasses, and a camera with extra batteries.

New Zealand's currency is the New Zealand Dollar (NZ$). You should expect to be able to switch between cash and cards quite seamlessly, as all major credit cards can be used in New Zealand. Alcohol and restaurant meals can range from moderate to quite expensive so prepare yourself accordingly.

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New Zealand, exists on a remote island in the Pacific Ocean and is home to over 4.6 million people, and nearly 30 million sheep.

The country is divided into two portions: the North and South Islands separated by the Cook Strait. The North Island is home to many hot springs and geysers while the South Island is mountainous, forested and covered in glaciers. Over 75% of New Zealanders call the North Island home, and more than 15% of New Zealand's energy comes from renewable resources.

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10 best things to do in Auckland, New Zealand | 10Best

Auckland is a gateway to New Zealand's incomparable offerings.

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In a country where nature has superseded its urban offerings, visits to New Zealand’s cities are usually quick and mandatory en route to a more remote part of the island. But Auckland – the country’s largest city – is beautiful and buzzing with potential as the harbor-city looks to welcome back the America’s Cup in 2021; boutique hotels are popping up and rooftop culture is taking off.

Now is the time to not just use Auckland as a starting point to explore New Zealand, but as a home-base for a few days of vineyards, volcanic beaches, waterfalls and scenic hikes, all within 45 minutes of downtown Auckland. Here are 10 ideas to get you started.

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