on 22 Oct 2019
Expat Health Insurance
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Hi! New Zealand should be a good option for an English speaking family to move to, as there won't be as much culture shock. One thing to consider is the fact that the cost of living in New Zealand tends to be high. This means that anyone considering a move should negotiate a good salary. In terms of accommodation, there are many different options from apartments to houses. Most expats opt for renting instead of buying. The schooling system in NZ is also pretty good with a variety of options ranging from public school, to international schools and even homeschooling as an option.
Generally, NZ is safe, multicultural and the people are very friendly and laid back, which makes it a great option for expats. On the other hand, accommodation can be expensive, job opportunities are limited, and the country is very far away from the rest of the world and may feel isolated.
As you can see this is a very big question for me to answer in one go. You may want to look at out New Zealand country guide for a full overview of what to expect from the country. Do you have a job offer in the country? Which city do you want to move to? Do you have any specific questions I could help you with?