Great for new Migrants to NZ, A Tiny New Zealand town with 'too many jobs' launches drive to recruit outsiders
Kaitangata, on the South Island, is offering new residents attractively priced house and land packages in the hope of tempting city-dwellers to relocate
A tiny New Zealand town has a unique problem – too many jobs, too many affordable houses and not enough people to fill them.
So the Protected content of picturesque Kaitangata, in the South Island, have launched a recruitment drive to lure new residents to the town.
The scheme involves offering house and land packages in the rural community for an attractive NZ$230, Protected content in the hope that Kiwis struggling with life in big cities will be tempted to relocate.
Bryan Cadogan, mayor of the Clutha district, which includes Kaitangata, estimates there are upwards of 1,000 jobs vacant in his district and local residents are unable to meet demand.