New Zealand ranked as one of the least corrupt and most politically stable

Out of 130 countries New Zealand has recently been ranked in the top 10 as one of the least corrupt and politically stable. This makes living in New Zealand a great choice as you can be rest assured that you are surrounded by friendly and trust worthy people, as well as knowing that your basic rights of democracy will be maintained. Check out the below link for the full article written by the Herald of New Zealand to see how …

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New Zealand is home to the steepest Street in the World!

Did you know that New Zealand is home to to steepest residential street in the world? Baldwin Street in Dunedin has a gradient of 1 in 2.86 at its steepest point, which is equivalent to a 35% grade. The bottom of the street is surfaced with asphalt but the top reaches of the street are surfaced with concrete for ease of maintenance and safety reasons for frosty winters. As with many other parts of New Zealand, the roads were planned …

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Top Beaches in New Zealand worth a visit this Summer!

Living in New Zealand means that if you do not live in a beach town then you are only approximately an hour’s drive away from one! Here is a list of 10 beaches in New Zealand that are definitely worn visiting over the summer months! Hot Water Beach – Coromandel Piha Beach – Auckland Karekare Beach, West Auckland Kaiteriteri Beach, Nelson Whale Bay, Raglan (our local) Mission Bay, Auckland New Chums Beach, Coromandel Ocean Beach, Mount Maunganui Wainui Beach, Gisborne …

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Made in New Zealand

Why is it that New Zealand made products are so desirable around the world? New Zealand boasts strict standards for production of items and we are known for our low levels of corruption. Food products, beauty products, clothing and toys are amongst the niche products that are manufactured in New Zealand and in demand around the world. New Zealand cannot compete on a large scale with international producers but the emphasis on New Zealand producers is that they are producing …

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Growing old in New Zealand

New Zealand has been ranked 10th best in the world for growing old which places us above the United Kingdom and Australia. This is something that we are proud of and means that you can enjoy living in New Zealand throughout your entire life! Check out the article! http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/new-zealand-10th-best-country-grow-old-in-6096387 RETIREMENT VISA OPTIONS

The Forestry industry of New Zealand

The history of forestry stems back to European settlement with large amounts of native trees being cleared in order to build new settlements. Many native trees are now protected and trees are now planted in forestry specific plantations to ensure the preservation of New Zealand’s iconic bush. The native kauri tree was also favoured for use in building ships and was so cleared in large amounts. Forestry is New Zealand’s second top producing industry with 70% of our wood products …

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Agriculture and Horticulture is New Zealand’s top producing industry!

Agriculture and Horticulture is still New Zealand’s top producing primary industry with it contributing to over 50% of New Zealand’s export earnings. The industry’s dynamic have changed and now include; seafood, produce and even farming products! The farming lifestyle is second to none in New Zealand so if you are interested in moving to New Zealand, get in touch today!

Top 10 paying jobs

Ever wondered which jobs pay the most in New Zealand? Here are the top 10 paying jobs. is your job on the list? Read more on New Zealand Herald!  

New Zealand coastline

New Zealanders love spending time by the beach and no part of New Zealand is more than 128km away from the coastline. This means that if you do not live in a beach town it will only take you just over an hour to get to one! We think that makes living in New Zealand pretty unique!

The longest place name in the world

Did you know New Zealand boasts the longest place name in the world? Taumatawhakatangihangaoauauotameteaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupo-kaiwhenuakitanatahu is the longest place name in any English speaking country and translates to “the place where Tamatea, the man with the big knees, who slid, climbed and swallowed mountains, known as the land-eater, played his nose flute to his loved ones”.