Destination: New Zealand
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Youngest Country on Planet Earth
HSBC’s 2015 Expat Explorer’s survey (link) rated New Zealand first in the world for overall ‘experience’ after interviewing almost 22,000 expats. Overall, it’ll probably cost less to live here than it does in Australia. New Zealand has world class quality health and disability systems, and 8 universities here are ranked in the top 500 QS World University Rankings 2015/16.
Employment Market & Key Industries
By comparison, New Zealand was significantly less affected by the global financial crisis. As a result, data has shown that employment trends have been moving upstream in the last three years. Indeed, sources have confirmed many new job openings on the market, in particular within specialist industries such as medicine, engineering and I.T.
The government also regularly review and identify skills which are in demand, and the need to recruit overseas. At present, they include (not limited to):
- Agriculture and forestry
- Business and Finance
- Health and social services
- ICT and electronics
- Oil and gas
- Recreation, hospitality & tourism
If you are offered a job or you work in one of the areas that appears on a skill shortage list, contact us for your options for getting a work or residence visas for New Zealand.
Entrepreneurial and Investments
New Zealand’s export-driven economy, where exports account for approximately 30% of the GDP has enabled the economy to remain highly competitive. The Heritage Foundation ranked its economy as the top 3 freest in the world.
New Zealand was ranked by the World Bank in 2015 as the 2nd easiest country in the world to do business, and ranked 1st for ease of starting a business.
According to the Tax Foundation’s 2014 International Tax Competitiveness Index (ITCI), New Zealand ranks 2nd amongst OECD countries for competitiveness of its taxes overall.
With an ideal environment for commercial activities, the government introduced further advantages with dedicated immigration policies, making it surprisingly easy for prospective investors and their families to realise the New Zealand dream.
Thomas. Jefferson Associates
We are your personal cloud based consultants based within the region. Our company is strategically based offshore to eliminate costs, and our consultants are staffed by a small but highly skilled team of qualified Australian and New Zealand lawyers, some of which are former immigration officials, administration law specialists and migration experts.
We have helped and advised countless families, businesses and high net worth clients with their immigration needs. Take your first step today by completing our free:
Destination? New Zealand.