Moving to New Zealand
Situated 1500 kilometres east of Australia in the south western Pacific, New Zealand comprises of two islands; North and South. Auckland on the North Island has consistently been ranked as one of the world’s best cities to live, and with so much to do and see in this beautiful country we can understand why! New Zealand is an action packed nation offering some great adventures in fact the landscape is so magical Lord of the Rings was even filmed there!
Here are some fast facts if you are planning on moving to New Zealand.
Prime Minister/President: John Key (National Party).
Average Temperature Winter: 10°.
Average Temperature Summer: 25°.
Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD).
Flight time from the UK: Auckland 23 hours.
National Holiday: Waitangi Day, 6th February.
National Dish: Roast Lamb – for a country with the highest density of sheep per unit area in the world – how can it be anything else!
National Sport/s: Rugby Union.
National Anthem: God Defend New Zealand.
Famous For: With the Rugby World Cup well underway, how could we not mention the Haka, New Zealand’s traditional ancestral war cry.
For more information on moving to New Zealand get in touch with your local Clockwork team today on 0800 195 8671.