New Zealand School System Vs The US. Who Wins?

New Zealand School System Vs The US. Who Wins?

The education system in New Zealand receives an unfair amount of flack.

When we were planning on moving to New Zealand twelve years ago, the school system was one of the things that people always brought up.

“Ohhh… you know schools aren’t that good over there don’t you?”  said the people who had never crossed the Atlantic in their lives. “And apparently, you can’t get decent bacon”.

You know my thoughts on this. Tosh. That’s what.

I’ve had plenty of decent bacon butties in New Zealand.

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7 Things That Scared Us Most About Moving To New Zealand

7 Things That Scared Us Most About Moving To New Zealand

Moving to New Zealand is a BIG scary decision and no matter how much stuff you research on the internet, your fears will never be totally soothed.

Not until you arrive on kiwi soil, learn a bit of New Zealand slang and start getting on with your life.

In this week’s podcast episode Brian and I discuss what we worried about most about leaving the UK to live in New Zealand (& reveal whether those fears were justified).

 

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Food in New Zealand. Delicious Or Dull?

Food in New Zealand. Delicious Or Dull?

The food in New Zealand is not very well documented, is it?

When we made our move to New Zealand from the UK over a decade ago, I was expecting to get here and be faced with a plate full of lamb chops and maybe a kiwi fruit for dessert.

But the reality couldn’t have been further from the truth. 

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Read The Post & Then Listen To Our Podcast Episode: New Zealand Food Delicious or Dull?

 

 

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Moving to New Zealand From The US. What’s it (Really) Like?

Moving to New Zealand From The US. What’s it (Really) Like?

In all the time that I’ve been writing this blog I have never had so many emails from people (mostly from the US) asking me how they can make their dream of moving to New Zealand become a reality. 

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My family and I have been living in New Zealand for eleven years. We emigrated to New Zealand from the UK  and without going into the ins and outs of how we coped with our new life down under, it was the best thing we ever did.

But the posts and podcasts that I share with you here, things such as what you will miss when you move to New Zealand and life in New Zealand with kids,  are given from the point of view of a Brit.

And that’s not much use to the Americans in the audience.

So what did I do? I hunted down a real-life American who had emigrated to New Zealand, that’s what I did.

 

Moving to New Zealand from the US

 

A mother of four who moved to New Zealand with her family almost five years ago.

Tara from kiwi-american shared her experience of moving to New Zealand from the US and revealed the biggest culture shocks, the major differences, and the problems she encountered when moving to New Zealand from the US.

Read The Post & Then Listen To Our Podcast Episode: Moving to New Zealand From The US. What To Expect.

 

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Living in New Zealand With Kids. 3 Undisclosed Benefits

Living in New Zealand With Kids. 3 Undisclosed Benefits

If you are thinking about making a new life in New Zealand and you have a family (with little kids) then I’m going to take a wild guess and say that you are a teeny bit, massively a lot, downright scared.

Or at the very least apprehensive.

You lay awake in bed, probably at 3 am, worrying about the food in New Zealand, whether you will be able to fit in, and what your future life in New Zealand will look like once you move to the other side of the world with your family.

Ask yourself if you really will be living the dream in New Zealand or whether you’re making a big mistake and will be attacked by tigers and lions and kiwis who live in down under land.

What’s life in New Zealand like with little kids?

Listen to our latest podcast episode while you read this post and we’ll tell you.

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