Visiting New Zealand From America. Tell Us The Truth. What Did Ya Think? PODCAST #18

Visiting New Zealand From America. Tell Us The Truth. What Did Ya Think? PODCAST #18

It’s easy for me to bang on about how wonderful New Zealand is – my family and I have been living here for the last ten years and although the country has its pros and cons, I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. I adore living in New Zealand and will always bore anyone who will listen.

So yes.  I probably am a bit biased.

So we thought we’d give you a treat…

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Sandflies or Gales. When IS The Best Time To Visit New Zealand?

Sandflies or Gales. When IS The Best Time To Visit New Zealand?

The last thing you want when you book the trip of a lifetime to New Zealand is to arrive and find out that the kids are off school and every hotel is fully booked. But that’s not going to happen because I am here to share with you which month is the best time to visit New Zealand. 

(I’ll give you a clue… New Zealand is the perfect place to visit at ANY time of the year!)

My family and I have been living in New Zealand for the past eleven years. In 2009 we made the move to New Zealand from the UK and have been exploring this beautiful country ever since.

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Moving to New Zealand. The How’s, The Why’s & The Hoops. PODCAST #12

Moving to New Zealand. The How’s, The Why’s & The Hoops. PODCAST #12

This week’s podcast episode on moving to New Zealand is hosted by me, (Liz ) and my husband Brian.

We moved to New Zealand from the UK with our two kids in 2009 and have now been living in New Zealand as a family (our kids are now 18 and 15) for more than ten years.

Our reasons for leaving the UK to start a new life in New Zealand were personal and rather jumbled. It was a kind of ‘let’s give it a go’ decision and one which neither of us has ever regretted.

Not ever.

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Proper New Zealand Slang. Choice Bro.

Proper New Zealand Slang. Choice Bro.

It might be a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the more common New Zealand slang words before making a trip down under.

After all, you don’t want to appear gormless. 

Learning a bit of the kiwi lingo and brushing up on a few facts such as how much things cost in New Zealand and which is the best time of year to visit New Zealand, will put you ahead of your game.

And that’s always a good place to be.

And just to be clear – the North Island and the South island are not joined together.

Ok then; let’s go.

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What Does It Cost To Live in New Zealand. Will I be Flush or Broke?

What Does It Cost To Live in New Zealand. Will I be Flush or Broke?

W hen you think about New Zealand, a few things come to mind.

The Hobbit, sheep, the weird kiwi slang words, nature, green and last but not least; cost. Money. Expense.  But much does it really cost to live in New Zealand?

What are the most expensive items?

The cheapest?

How much money will I need if I am planning to visit or (even better) thinking of moving to New Zealand

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