It is no fortuity that Mt. Everest was first scaled
by a New Zealander. With the locals’ ‘can do’
attitude and record of modern business, there is
fertile ground for novel ideas.
With its small economy, different kinds of
opportunities for work are available. New Zealand
companies are small-scale and more informally
structured and this demands broadly-based accomplishments rather than constricted
specialization. Adaptability and diversity which the
opportunities that go with this more elastic
approach to jobs demand are necessary to the manner
they do business.
New Zealanders have a steadfast belief in equality in
society and aThe lifestyle in New Zealand is also expansive and
open. The country has a flourishing cultural scene,
with a unique blend of Maori, European, Asian,
Polynesian, and more and more of other traditions.
Conventional social restraints and social
organization are less apparent. n aversion to stuffiness and formality. The
differences among the high and low income earners are not
marked and most of the nation’s people have access to a wide
range of affordable sporting and social activities.
The Kiwis are enthusiastic about sport and simply
adore the outdoors. The choice of activities on hand
from fishing to sailing to mountaineering is vast.
The easily attainable great outdoors is a part of
the New Zealand way of life that even those living
in the large cities are frequently within less than
a few minutes drive to unspoilt and open
New Zealand offers a lot for its would-be migrants.
But life in this country is very different from what
most people are used to and these differences are
something that must be taken into full account prior
to deciding to settle down.
The nation of New Zealand is distant and small. For
those used to larger, more sophisticated societies
this fact can be traumatizing.
Of all the cities of New Zealand only
Auckland which has a population of more than a million, only
about a quarter of the total nationally would be considered
a major metropolis.
For many who have come to settle in NZ, the other
centers have more the ambience of a country or
provincial town and seem more often like villages.
These features will not appeal to those who enjoy
the life of the big city. The smallness of the
country is also seen in other ways.
The choice of commercial goods is smaller in range
and prices are oftentimes higher. When likened with
larger economies which are developed, wage scales in
New Zealand are likewise lower. This must be taken
into consideration when comparing costs of living
which must be evaluated in terms of the migrant’s
New Zealand salary.
The opportunity to become highly specialized is less
probable. Standards have a tendency to be more unvarying,
with just a handful schools and no colleges making up an
Rates of divorce amongst ex-pats are high and a contributing
factor is distance from family and friends. Immigrants need
to weigh this factor carefully if family and friends are
important before deciding to live in New Zealand.