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Moving to New Zealand – What You Need to Know

New Zealand

So, you are moving to New Zealand!

Whether you are emigrating, taking a short term assignment or joining family in New Zealand we have put together the information you will need to make your move a smooth one.

health insurance

Health Insurance For British Citizens Living Abroad

  It is estimated that as many as one in ten British-born people live outside the UK and around 400,000 people a year have emigrated from Britain for the past ten years.  Whatever the reason for moving abroad access to healthcare and health insurance is a priority.       This article was written for…

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Moving Abroad

Your Ultimate Moving Abroad Guide

  Are you planning to move abroad soon? Moving abroad comes with its share of challenges and excitement. You are effectively leaving everything you know and embarking on a different journey where you will meet different people, cultures, and ways of life.       If you are familiar with change, then you understand that…

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keeping your health in check

3 Tips For Keeping Your Health In Check As An Expat

  Living abroad has countless benefits and possibilities: you get to live an adventurous lifestyle and become integrated into cultures very different from your own. But living away from your home country comes with challenges as well, one of which is the difficulty of finding good healthcare options abroad. Here are a few tips to…

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9 Little Known Factors That Affect Your Health

  Many factors have an impact on our health, such as what we eat, how we sleep and our habits and hobbies. While lifestyle choices and genetics play a large role in our health, our social and physical environments can also impact our wellness.       In this article, we’ll discuss the lesser-known determinants…

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Expat Life: 6 Essential Tips On Packing Up And Moving Overseas

  So you have a great opportunity to move abroad and start life afresh. While that is all well and good, it is crucial to understand that it is not possible to just simply take all of your belongings come moving day. This is because you won’t find moving and subsequently shipping items abroad to…

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separation anxiety

Separation Anxiety: Dealing With A Common Expat Problem

It’s normal for expatriates to feel homesick from time to time. But what happens when longing for familiar faces and places becomes the worry and distress of separation anxiety? An increasing number of expats struggle with the condition that detracts from the experience of living and working abroad. Thankfully, there are ways to deal with…

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gut healthy

How Can Expats Remain Gut Healthy in A New Country?

  Moving to a different country is a very big change, which requires a great adaptation. Expats must not only adapt to a new place and culture but their gastrointestinal system must, too. The bacteria that live in the gut, known as microbiota, also have to deal with changes in diet, lifestyle, and other important…

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Renting Property In New Zealand

Top Tips For Expats Renting Property In New Zealand

  If you are thinking about starting a life in New Zealand, finding a place to stay is likely one of your top priorities. To help you navigate the confusing process of renting property in New Zealand and learn more about your rights and necessary legal requirements, here are some essential tips for renting a…

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Maintain Connection With The UK Without Roaming Charges

  What Do New Roaming Charges Mean? UK providers have reintroduced roaming charges for Brits abroad, due to Brexit, meaning connecting to the UK will be more difficult than ever.  But no need to panic, Xpatfone, powered by Devyce, is the solution, a modern business phone system with a specific package for expats wanting to…

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live well as an expatriate

How To Live Well As An Expatriate

  There can be numerous advantages to moving to another country, from better financial prospects to fleeing a crisis. While there are potential advantages, there are also plenty of challenges facing expatriates living in a new country. Overcoming these challenges is essential to achieving your initial goals and a higher quality of life, and these…

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