New Zealand population has a mix of Maori, European, Asian and South African’s as well as other nationalities. It’s because of this New Zealanders are known to be friendly, down to earth and accepting of immigrants. The country has 2 main island namely the Northern and Southern Island with a few smaller islands that lie offshore. With beautiful scenic views all around you, you’ll feel right at home among the rest of the Kiwi’s.
Here are some of the reasons why you should call New Zealand your new home.
Economy and Employment
New Zealand’s economic growth over the last couple of years was around 3% annually. Due to this the unemployment rate is at an all-time low. The workforce will continue to grow at a 1.8% year on year which mean New Zealand will need about 47,000 more workers every year going forward. These job will mainly be in the Highly Skilled Occupations. Now is the perfect time to immigrate to New Zealand and find your dream job.
Treatment in public hospitals are free to residents and citizens with exception to some kinds of cosmetic surgery. With 40 public hospitals across the country you can be certain to receive the necessary medical care you need. Children under the age of 18 receive free basic care for their teeth this is through the “Talk Teeth Programme”. As well as children from birth to 5 years old received free health services called Well Child/Tamariki Ora. New Zealand offers residents an array of health care benefits at no cost to ensure they have a healthy and happy population.
There are 13 years in the New Zealand schooling system. Children must start school at the age of 6 years old. Your child can be enrolled to attend a school or be home schooled. State schools are government funded and the education of your child is free up to 19 years of age. Once a child has completed their schooling career not only are they able to attend Universities, institutes of technology or polytechnics, New Zealand offers a wide range of other options which includes vocational training, apprenticeships and on the job training. You can find out more here (Tertiary education and training)
safety and security
The 2018 Global Peace index rated New Zealand as the 2nd safest country in the world out of 163 countries. New Zealand is largely free of personal violence and is an easy going and happy country. They have a trustworthy police force that’s solves a comparatively high number of crimes. As a rule police offers don’t carry personal firearms. Those living in New Zealand are open minded and are free to live the lifestyle they choose.
New Zealand Visas