Thursday 28 April 2016
A poet named Thomas Bracken named New Zealand ‘God’s Own Country’, which has been shortened to the 'God Zone' by New Zealanders. If once you witness the vast agricultural beauty of New Zealand you will not be surprised by this nickname. Many people want to experience this beautiful country more intimately, and one way to achieve this is with a holiday work visa for New Zealand. Harvesting Holidays Short-term employment opportunities abound in rural areas during the harvest and planting seasons. A wide variety of people young and old from all over the world take working holidays as agricultural contract labourers. Fruit is a particularly large export in New Zealand. Much seasonal work involves picking kiwi, strawberries, or grapes. Although the work is often vigorous, it’s a wonderful way to get fit and to also get some fresh air.
Immigrating to a new country can be a challenge particularly when you don’t know anyone to help you. There are so many requirements that aspiring immigrants have to meet. One solution you have in such a situation is to get an immigration adviser. If you intend to immigrate to New Zealand, professional advice will be useful in so many ways. A migration adviser is a licensed expert who offers advice on immigration matters for a fee. The important takeaway here is “licensed”. You can’t rely on just anyone to give immigration advice. In New Zealand, the Immigration Authority gives the licensing.
Saturday 23 April 2016
Think about it, everything from the milk you pour into your cereal, to the fruits you snack on, right down to that juicy steak you had for dinner all came from a farm. Indeed, “hero” is an apt description for the hardworking folks who make sure there’s food on every Kiwi’s table.
Friday 22 April 2016
Thursday 21 April 2016
Did you know that the most advanced wireless charging system was invented in New Zealand? Indeed, it was created by PowerbyProxi, an offshoot of the University of Auckland. The technology was so impressive that the company is now partly funded by tech giant Samsung. This little tidbit more or less encapsulates the ICT landscape in New Zealand. While Japan is still widely considered the land of all things bleeding edge, New Zealand has quietly built for itself a reputation as a global ICT powerhouse. In fact, several international companies have chosen the country as their headquarters, including game developer Gameloft and Fujitsu, a leading provider of IT services.
Wednesday 20 April 2016
According to HSBC’s 2014 Expat Explorer Survey, New Zealand is the best place to raise a family if you’re an expat. More specifically, respondents said that the country offered better safety for their kids, while also promoting a healthy outdoor-focused lifestyle. It’s not surprising, then, why many skilled workers are interested in getting a visa to New Zealand. But aside from being a haven for families, there also many other perks that immigrants to the country will appreciate, such as: