Tips for moving to New Zealand.

Landscape & way of life.

New Zealand's friendly, down-to-earth people will be one of the things you will treasure most about living or visiting. Whether you decide to dwell in our world-class urban areas or invest in a more rural lifestyle, the people you meet will make you feel right at home.

Kiwis seem to have the balance right for work and play, and rate at the top of many international surveys when it comes to quality of life. Whether it’s the arts, sports, the outdoors or just more quality family time that you value, we believe New Zealand trumps all!

Next steps.

Set up an account.

Sorting out your banking and finances before you arrive can be simpler than you think.

Apply now

Email us

Whatever your situation we have a team ready to assist.


Talk to our Migrant Banking team

Call +64 9 374 8354

Talk to our FX team

Email the team on or visit our FX page for more information.

Call +64 9 363 1293

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