New Zealand

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Why New Zealand?

Much more than playing host to hobbits and wizards, New Zealand offers a varied, if pricey, expat lifestyle on the far side of the world. Its diverse landscape lends easy access to beaches, mountains, fjords, and even volcanoes, making this an adventurer’s dream. The island life emphasizes local food and a more relaxed pace than the US can boast. However, New Zealand’s remote location can make you feel isolated if you don’t find your people. The country’s proactive COVID protocols may make you feel safe or trapped, depending on your preferences. High investment costs can make retiring here a pipe dream for those not flush with cash. Nevertheless, immigrants with the financial means and flexibility to handle the lengthy journeys to the States will find a welcoming home here among the Kiwis.

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New Zealand at a Glance

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