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 of New Zealand, one of the most beautiful places on earth, 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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20 New Zealand Travel Tips (That May Surprise You). Ey.

20 New Zealand Travel Tips (That May Surprise You). Ey.

You are reading an honest New Zealand travel blog.

Lucky for you, I like to keep it real and tell you how it is.

Whether you are are in the throes of moving to New Zealand or are about to visit this beautiful country, then you are on the right page.

In other posts, I cover the cost to live in New Zealand, so if you are thinking of emigrating down under you might want to check that post out.

But for now, to keep you on the straight and narrow I have 20 perfectly honest (maybe a bit too honest) truths to share with you about New Zealand.

All of them positive (some of them a bit weird).

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Emigrating to New Zealand. 10 Things To Know About Living The Dream.

Emigrating to New Zealand. 10 Things To Know About Living The Dream.

In August this year, we will have been living in New Zealand for 10 years.  

I can’t quite believe it. It seems just yesterday that we made the decision to emigrate to New Zealand from the UK. Our grounds for leaving were many, but here is the main reason we left the UK for NZ.

New Zealand has given us a fair share of surprises and not everything was plain sailing when we first arrived.

Every country has its pros and cons and New Zealand is no exception.

But, while there are things that annoy us about living here (like having to get used to the many New Zealand slang words!)  there are many, many positives that make New Zealand, in my humble opinion, one of the worlds top destinations.

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On a Budget in New Zealand? Two Hot Pools To Enjoy Without Going Broke

On a Budget in New Zealand? Two Hot Pools To Enjoy Without Going Broke

Luckily, being on a budget in New Zealand means you can while away your days soaking in hot pools and relaxing like a millionaire –  with or without kids.

There is a false misconception that New Zealand is an expensive place to live, but if you know just where to look (a few inside tips!) then there is bucket loads of free stuff; perfect for the budget traveler.

If you’re looking for family-friendly natural hot springs in New Zealand, Rotorua has two of the best. One will cost you very little, and the other? (more…)

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