Living in NZ
Information about living in New Zealand
The New Zealand climate
Learn how to be prepared for the New Zealand climate and seasons.
Public holidays and daylight saving
Find out about New Zealand's public holidays, and daylight saving time, when we move our clocks forward an hour in spring and back an hour in autumn.
Where to practice your religion
Find out about religions in New Zealand, including Christianity, Hinduism, International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Buddhism, Islam and Judaism, and where to find places near you to practice these religions.
Find out what kind of housing is available and your rights as a tenant when living in New Zealand.
Working in NZ
Find out the rules about working on a student visa and learn about worker rights and workplace culture in New Zealand. Also learn about developing your employability skills while you study.
Money and banking
Learn about money and banking in New Zealand. Find out about living costs, opening a bank account, managing your money, and more.
How to enjoy summer in Aotearoa New Zealand
If you want to know the best things to do, see, and eat during the warm months here in New Zealand, we’ve got you covered.
How to save money on travel in New Zealand
Learn how to travel New Zealand on a budget.
5 tips to help you survive winter in New Zealand
A little preparation in advance will make your New Zealand winter experiences memorable!