What's The Cost of Living in New Zealand? The Expat Guide!

Moving to New Zealand and looking for well-grounded fresh intel? Cost of rent, groceries, visas, public health, activities, phone plans, internet packages…and much, much more! In this guide, you’ll find what you need to plan and budget your life in New Zealand! No confusing “life cost” calculators, just human-powered insights!

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Ep 6 - Expat Talk with Kotte from YBK | Becoming an Entrepreneur as an Expat

Being an Expat can be one of your greatest assets if you want to create your own business, brand and pursue a passion project. In this interview, we talk business, expat-life, disrupting an industry and becoming a successful expat-preneur!

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5 Different Types of Travels! For How Long Are You Travelling For?

When you think of going travelling, for how long you reckon you'd do it? Towards what should you gear your travel planning efforts? Would you like to be a full-time traveller, a digital nomad, a part-time travel bee…so many options! In this episode of the Travel Expat School, I share 5 types of travels according to the period of time they take!

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How I Got into Travelling and Became an Expat!

In this Episode, I share my travel “credentials” and how I became a traveller and an expat. Experiencing life overseas, making new friends, travelling cheap and just trying to figure out what life is about!

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Thoughts on Travel Blogging, Perfectionism And creativity! - Independent Travel Talk with Angie D'Errico

In this third and last part of the interview, we chat about travel blogging, being genuine, leaving pecfectionism behind and staying creative! Also, Angie has some advice for those who wish to take off!

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Becoming a Long-Term Traveller - PT II - Independent Travel Talk with Angie D'Errico

We’re back with PT II of this Independent Travel Talk interview I did a few months ago with Angie D’Errico, creator of titinroundtheworld.com. Angie shares her travel stories and ideas on becoming a nomad, aka long-term traveller, writing and connecting with others!

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Changing Lives in Ghana: Meet Osman Yakubu, The Education Warrior

 "Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world" may be Nelson Mandela's quote, but to my friend Osman, it's the core value that leads his life. He has made of changing lives in Ghana not a dream, but a reality. The Youth Action on Development is the early education school that reaches out to those in need but beyond that, is a commitment to relentlessly creating a better world.

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6 Lessons from Life Abroad - The Working Holiday Jobs that Changed my Life

Working Holiday Jobs are there to test a traveller’s temper and will. But it’s an important part of experiencing life abroad as most people around the world do these jobs everyday! So, as my grandpa used to say “there’s no shame in hard work”. These are lessons I learnt over 5 years of being an expat and that I want to share with you today.

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A Weekend Visit to The Ashburton Lakes - Canterbury Off The Beaten Path!

Hakatere Conservation Park is only two hours away from Christchurch, in New Zealand’s South Island. Here, you can enjoy the stunning Ashburton Lakes, camp, and also visit Mount Sunday, one of the most important locations in The Lord of the Rings: Edoras.

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20 Useful Links to Browse New Zealand Immigration Website

Need help figuring out how to find information in New Zealand Immigration’s website? I’m sharing with you some of the most useful links to make your experience more user-friendly. Find the links to apply for a Working Holiday, a Work Visa or even to get Residency. I’ve also included the url for English requirements!

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