Relocating to New Zealand

Grace Removals are your true door-to-door relocation experts when relocating to New Zealand. We have the necessary knowledge, experience, and resources in place to make your international relocation stress free. Our team of professionals are on hand to answer any questions and assist with planning and implementing your move requirements from start to finish. We also offer a number of ancillary services such as pet relocation, vehicle transport, and helpful destination information to ease your transition.

New Zealand

New-Zealand-LivingNew Zealand is a small country with a fascinating history, reflective of its unique mix of Maori and European cultures. With a population of only 4.4 million, it has become a popular destination for many expats from Australia, Asia and Europe. One third of the country’s residents live in Auckland and other major cities include Wellington and Christchurch. From exploring the magnificent landscape, to skiing some of the world’s greatest slopes, this beautiful country will have something to suit your desired lifestyle.

Visa and immigration

Schools EducationIf you are an Australian permanent resident or citizen, you do not require a visa to visit or work in New Zealand. If this does not apply to you, then you must meet the conditions set by Immigration New Zealand and apply for a temporary work visa or skilled migration visa.

The New Zealand Customs Service is the government agency with the job of ensuring border security. They provide a great deal of information on import restrictions and limitations when relocating to NZ.


Foreign-Currency-OzForexDespite the New Zealand Dollar (NZD) being closely linked to the Australian economy through common exchange and similar financial systems, the cost of living in most urban centres such as Auckland and Wellington are much more affordable than most of their Australian counterparts. To find out more about the cost of living in NZ, visit the New Zealand Now Website. To make your transition easier, Grace has partnered with OzForex to provide competitive and convenient foreign exchange solutions with no fees.

Top three things to do in New Zealand

1. Explore the Waitomo Glowworm Caves in Hamilton

2. Take a horse trek in Nelson for spectacular coastal views

3. Visit the Fiordland National Park