It has been known for a few years now that many young New Zealanders have been crossing the Tasman sea to live and work in Australia. Salaries are generally higher there and job opportunities more numerous. However, life is also more expensive, and unemployment is rising in Australia.
Increasing numbers of Kiwis but also now Australians have come to realise that it is not all about money and that New Zealand has a much better work-life balance. What's more, its booming economy now offers unmatched opportunities to those seeking a new life. New Zealand Herald reports on the phenomenon.