New Zealand has long been a favourite with those wishing to start a new life overseas: this book gives all the information necessary to make the idea of moving to the antipodes a reality. The book is illustrated with first-hand accounts from people living in New Zealand and is full colour, with numerous helpful maps and photographs. Set out to be easily accessible, each chapter guides you through the practicalities of a move to New Zealand, from setting up home to finding a job or setting up a business. In particular, it gives advice on renting accommodation, opening the right bank account, finding your ideal home and making the most of your leisure time. There is also easy access to urgent information such as emergency phone numbers, laws and regulations and healthcare advice. The employment section of the book covers vital information, such as information on business etiquette, the skills and trades most in demand, permanent, seasonal and temporary work, salaries, working hours and holidays, trade unions and contracts, starting or buying your own business and sources of advice and assistance. "Excellent Series", The Times
Susan James has lived and worked in New Zealand for many years and is well suited to writing this book, having been living there throughout her extensive research.