READY FOR THE MOVE? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.
If you’ve decided to apply for life in Southern New Zealand, you’ll be wondering what you need to do to get set up here. If you’re coming from another country the first thing is to apply for your visa, so that you can work in New Zealand. Next would be organising your registration – if you explore the boxes below we have linked you to some helpful references where you can register with the authority of your area.
When it comes to Southern housing, you can buy your new abode for an average of $300,000 –$390,000. It can be cold here in winter so make sure you look a things like heating, insulation, and glazing. You can expect temperatures in the late 20s in Summer, and down to around 4 degrees celsius in Winter. This is still the only place in the world where you can see the Aurora Australis in a t-shirt, so we’re not complaining!
If you’re moving with a family, or family in mind, you’ll love the schooling here. The region has had internationally-renowned high school education since the 1870s and most schooling levels have lower teacher/child ratios.
To find specific information about what it’s like and what’s needed to live in Southern New Zealand, please browse our links in the boxes below.