Christchurch

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Serhat Ahmed

"With all of the information that InterNations provided on Wellington, it made my move from Turkey easier than I could have imagined."

Melanie Rasbery

"Since I knew about the active expat network in New Zealand, InterNations made moving to Wellington more exciting than it had seemed before."

Enjoy living and working in Christchurch

Are you an expat living in Christchurch? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the New Zealand aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺCan I ship my own car to NZ without objections from the local customs authorities?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for social clubs for expats in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Christchurch can take you hours. However, by using our Christchurch expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Christchurch. Beginning with travel and accommodation top tips about food & shopping - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Christchurch.

Top Articles in the Christchurch Expat Guide

  • Moving to Christchurch

    Christchurch, the so-called Garden City, has more than one reason to attract expats. With its livable atmosphere, creative vibe and amazing position between the ocean and the countryside, the city can offer many advantages to expats who are planning a move to Christchurch.
  • Living in Christchurch

    Christchurch is the second largest city in New Zealand, but if offers a genuine, original English vibe. Moreover, the city offers many natural spots and outdoor activities, as well as a creative and lively feeling and a community spirit unbroken by the disastrous earthquake of 2011.
  • Working in Christchurch

    Christchurch is acquiring more and more importance in the technological field, which is developing beside the traditional leading sectors and is furtherly enlarging the array of job opportunities. Find out more about the local economy, as well as work permits and income taxation in this article.

Information for the Expat Life in Christchurch

Are you looking for specific information, such as private language tutors in town or a doctor speaking your native language in New Zealand? On top of our expat guide, you will have access to our expat directory for Christchurch, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in Christchurch. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our Christchurch expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

Become part of InterNations Christchurch and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Hello from our expats living and working in Christchurch.

Serhat Ahmed

"With all of the information that InterNations provided on Wellington, it made my move from Turkey easier than I could have imagined."

Melanie Rasbery

"Since I knew about the active expat network in New Zealand, InterNations made moving to Wellington more exciting than it had seemed before."

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