Shipping to New Zealand from UK

By Bournes International Moves - November 20, 2014
Shipping to New Zealand from UK

 

What household effects should I ship to New ZealandDeciding what to ship to New Zealand is a tough decision. Whether it’s for work, a fresh start, to join family or a different pace of life, moving to the other side of the world is, without doubt, a daunting prospect. And whatever the reason, you can’t just pack a suitcase and stroll to the airport. As with any move, preparation is the key and there are two questions to answer in deciding what to take and what to leave behind

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8 Expat Areas to consider if you're moving to Wellington from the UK

By Bournes International Moves - November 20, 2014
8 Expat Areas to consider if you're moving to Wellington from the UK

Thinking of moving to New Zealand? One of the most important aspects of your move is finding somewhere to settle that you can call home.

With so many beautiful places to choose from in New Zealand, narrowing it down to one place is a hard task. One of the more obvious first decisions is making a move to Wellington. Why is this an obvious first decision? 

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Moving to New Zealand: lifestyle in Auckland

By Bournes International Moves - November 20, 2014
Moving to New Zealand: lifestyle in Auckland

If you're currently considering moving to Auckland then you'll probably be spending a lot of your time thinking about what your new life will be like and how it will differ when you get there. One of the key ways to settle in quickly is to immerse yourself in the local culture and activities - and luckily for you, there are plenty to keep you occupied. Here's our quick guide to the lifestyle in Auckland...

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Shopping in Auckland ~ a guide for newcomers

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Shopping in Auckland ~ a guide for newcomers

Shopping in Auckland is fantastic – from farmers markets to the high street and designer boutiques, there is something to satisfy everyone’s need to splash the cash.

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Finding a school when emigrating to New Zealand

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Finding a school when emigrating to New Zealand

If you've got children of school age then one of your top priorities will be finding a school when emigrating to New Zealand.

Here's a quick overview of what you need to know.

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6 great things to do in Christchurch, New Zealand

By Kirsty Parsons - November 19, 2014
6 great things to do in Christchurch, New Zealand

Settling into a routine once you arrive might be daunting, but there’s plenty of things you can do in Christchurch to immerse yourself in local life, helping you to get settled as quickly as possible. And although work is ongoing to repair and restore all of city's amenities back to full capacity in light of the devastating earthquakes, there is still plenty you can see and do here…

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Emigrating to Auckland? Guide to the best expat areas to live.

By Bournes International Moves - November 19, 2014
Emigrating to Auckland? Guide to the best expat areas to live.

Thinking of moving to New Zealand? Read on to discover the best areas of Auckland. 

Auckland is New Zealand’s largest urban area and its geography is such that the city’s skyscrapers are surrounded by the breathtaking backdrop of mountains and waterfronts. 

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Commuting in Christchurch

By Kirsty Parsons - November 19, 2014
Commuting in Christchurch

One of your main concerns about moving to the other side of the world might revolve around commuting in Christchurch to get to work or generally just get around in the city – but don’t worry; wherever you settle in Christchurch, you’ll be pleased to know that the transport links for commuting in, out and around the city are excellent.

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Transport in Wellington, New Zealand ~ guide for newcomers

By Kirsty Parsons - November 19, 2014
Transport in Wellington, New Zealand ~ guide for newcomers

Public transport in Wellington, New Zealand can be hard to negotiate at the best of times – but when you’ve just moved to the other side of the world and are struggling to adjust to all the other quirks of your new neighbourhood, it can be even harder. If you’re moving to Wellington and worried about how you’ll get about when you’re there, then here are our top tips for getting to grips with public transport…

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Moving pets to New Zealand: how to take your dog or cat with you

By Bournes International Moves - November 11, 2014
Moving pets to New Zealand: how to take your dog or cat with you

Moving to the other side of the world is a daunting prospect – a new home, new jobs and a whole new way of life. But with everything else changing around you, reminders of your old home and life can be a welcome comfort in those first few months, particularly when it comes to having your pets around. If you’re starting to worry about how to get your cat or dog from A to B, then here’s our guide to moving pets to New Zealand…

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