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Moving To New Zealand

Moving To New Zealand, When considering Moving To New Zealand and are looking for moving to New Zealand removals, White & Company are one of the UK’s largest international removals companies, shipping household possessions, not just to the key migrant destinations (Australia,, Canada, New Zealand, Spain, South Africa and the USA), but worldwide. White & Company were also proud to have been selected as finalists of the British Association of Removers and Which? Trusted Traders ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition 2015.

Moving to New Zealand with your  household possessions for international removals & shipping is not like moving in the UK or even to Europe. International removals are a completely different process involving export packing, container loading, shipping, export documentation, customs and the observance of local regulations and procedures at destination. But that’s all in a day’s work for us.

Planning Moving To New Zealand Removals

Planning your moving to New Zealand removals as early as possible is definitely beneficial, as there are a host of things that need to happen to ensure your move takes place on the day or days you require. One of your first tasks should be to arrange a written quote from an established removal firm. White & Company can offer a free home survey to assess your moving and storage requirements. Our professional surveyor will identify the volume of goods you are moving and supply you with a detailed quotation within 48 hours of a home visit.

Moving To New Zealand Removals Packing

Once you have decided to move home, you should consider if you wish to pack your possessions yourself or arrange for a removal company to pack some or all of your effects for you. If you choose to pack yourself, White & Company can supply you with top quality packaging materials delivered to you as and when you need them.

If you would like us to pack for you, we will ensure china and glassware are wrapped in special paper and then packed in double-thickness cartons; furniture can be wrapped in bubble blanket for extra protection; and items requiring specialist care, such as antiques, can be packed in made-to-measure wooden crates.

With over a century of experience of moving families across the world, we will take care of all the details and help you achieve a stress free move. White & Company are founder members of BARFIDI  and Omni. White & Company your first choice.

Head Office

White & Company PLC
Hillsons Road
SO30 2DY
Tel: 01489 854703

Opening Times:

  • Mon 09:00 – 17:00
  • Tue 09:00 – 17:00
  • Wed 09:00 – 17:00
  • Thu 09:00 – 17:00
  • Fri 09:00 – 17:00
  • Sat 09:00 – 12:00
  • Sun Closed

Alternatively contact your local branch.

Moving To New Zealand

If you are planning to emigrate to another country and have been thinking of moving to New Zealand, you will find plenty to offer in this beautiful country.

New Zealand has a population of approximately 4 million and is roughly the same size as Britain, which gives you an idea of the amount of space you will experience. The quality of life is better than the average person experiences in the UK, because of the space, homes are bigger, gardens are bigger and of course it has some of the most stunning beaches in the world.

Life certainly is more laid back and relaxed and New Zealanders love to entertain outside just as much as their Australian cousins, barbeques are a great way to get to know your new neighbours and make new friends.

Getting into New Zealand is relatively easy if you have the skills in the areas the government is looking for, such as finance, tourism, manufacturing and agriculture.

Where is New Zealand

The map below shows the location of New Zealand

New Zealand Leisure

Houses For Sale In New Zealand

You will definitely not find large housing estates in NZ!  Most homes are individually designed and built, it is unusual to find rows of houses all looking the same.  Most homes are made of wood, although brick built homes are becoming more and more popular, with the majority of them roofed with corrugated steel.

As with the UK, the closer to the city the more expensive the properties cost.  Currently, you would expect to pay an average price of NZ$ 675,000 (£328,000) for a family home in Auckland, NZ$435,000 (£212,000) in Wellington and Central Otago Lakes NZ$482,000 (£235,000). Please be aware that currency rates fluctuate. To get the best foreign exchange rates visit White and company/foreign-exchange

New Zealand Estate Agents

There is a range of estate agents to choose from:

Bayleys Real Estate
Harcourts Real Estate Agents

Useful Information if moving to New Zealand

When you first move to a new city finding your way round the local taxes and requirements can be daunting, a quick visit to the following websites can help you on your way.

Living in New Zealand
Tax Information

For more useful information on immigration such as visa rules, employment, housing, salaries and a general guide for getting the best out of life in New Zealand visit: Emmigration NZ

New Zealand Travel Connections

Before you take to the highways of New Zealand it is advisable to read the Road Code (Highway Code) book, as some aspects of driving are quite different to the UK.  Everything is measured in kilometres and the around town speed limit is 50km per hour with 100km on the open roads.

The public transport system is good and easy to use with plenty of buses available.  The KiwiRail operates passenger trains and provides long distance services across the country.

It is often cheaper to use a domestic flight when travelling between one island and the other. There are airports in Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown, along with smaller regional airports across the country.

New Zealand Currency Conversion

When moving overseas, making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with The FX Firm (foreign exchange company). Simply follow the link below to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free no obligation account. White and Company/foreign-exchange

Relocating To New Zealand

This moving to New Zealand item is brought to you by the International removals, storage and shipping company serving New Zealand and the surrounding area.

If you are looking to move to New Zealand, White & Company have been providing an International removals, packing and storage service for over 145 years and are founder members of BARFIDI  and Omni.

White & Company also provide specialist removal services to locations around Europe and all international destinations

Moving To New Zealand | Removal Companies New Zealand | Removal Firms New Zealand

White & Company International removals, storage & shipping. Call 01489 854703

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