Living in Canterbury

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The Canterbury region is a conducive destination for expatriation, especially in Christchurch, its capital city. Located in the South Island, the region consists of plains and picturesque mountains, providing a pleasant environment to expatriates wishing to settle here.

If you are looking for career prospects in Canterbury, why not try your luck in the manufacturing industry of in the energy sector?

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The biggest city in New Zealand always has something to do of an evening. Whether you want a big night out, some romantic couple time, or a family experience, here is a non-exhaustive list of things to do in Auckland.

Kiwis all over the country absolutely love sports and staying fit, and Auckland is no exception. Anywhere you decide to make your home, you will be able to find a match to watch, a game to play, or a place to get fit.

Auckland has a strong food and drink culture with influences from the West, Asia, the Pacific Islands and indigenous Māori. Whatever your budget or preference, you will be able to find some delicious kai (food) - and be sure to try the local favourites!

The first few days in a new city can be daunting, but with a little planning and knowledge, you will find that its easy to settle in and make Auckland feel like home in no time at all.

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Canterbury bloggers

Adventures With Pete

last year

In 2013 I had just finished teaching English overseas for a year. Without a plan I moved to the Bay Area looking for my next thing. And thats around when I met Pete. 4 years, 3 moves, and a whole lot of adventures later, here I am on one of the biggest adventures of all living in New Zealand. Through AWP, Im excited to share the ups, the downs, and the lessons learned throughout my expat journey.

Life in New Zealand

10 years ago

Moved from northern Canada in the Yukon, to Christchurch, New Zealand with my new husband to pursue studies.

Oceania Trek

10 years ago

Just moved to Christchurch from San Francisco. This blog would probably interest people like me that, before moving, would like to read more first hand information from a newcomer. Surprisingly, I didn't find as much infor out there as I wanted, so this will hopefully fill the gap a bit. Feel free to post questions and comments!


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