Myanmar

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New Zealand Expats in Myanmar?

Connect with fellow New Zealanders in Myanmar
Get information in our Myanmar guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Myanmar

Nathan Reed

"The InterNations network has helped my wife and me to find a nanny in Yangon for our children, 2 and 4 years old."

Myra Jennings

"The information on Yangon made finding an International School for my children much easier than expected."

InterNations – Bringing Together New Zealanders Living in Myanmar

Interested in meeting fellow New Zealanders in Myanmar? Are you looking for trustworthy advice and tips on expat life from your New Zealand countrymen? Or would you like to discover landmarks such as the Ayeyarwady valley with other New Zealand expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in Myanmar or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in New Zealand, InterNations Myanmar offers everything you are looking for: our trusted network is the most popular international platform for expats and global minds from all over the world. Of course, we also have a number of New Zealand expats in Myanmar among our members, coming from various regions all over New Zealand - from Auckland, over Wellington to Christchurch.

Meet other New Zealanders at our events in Myanmar

Attend our monthly events and activities for New Zealanders expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Myanmar Expat Guides

  • Moving to Myanmar

    Myanmar, also known as Burma, is a country with a range of cultures and languages that enchant visitors from the moment of their arrival. This section of the InterNations Guide provides an overview of the country’s climate, demographics, plus some advice on the best ways of reaching Myanmar.
  • Living in Myanmar

    Although Myanmar has only started welcoming foreign investment in 2011, it is an attractive and safe place to live for expats. As it is slowly democratizing, Myanmar also features ever-improving living conditions. This article presents the country’s healthcare, safety, education and more.
  • Working in Myanmar

    Myanmar's economy is booming; there are foreign investors interested in exploring partnerships, and bureaucracy and facilities from the state are greatly improving. In our article on working in Myanmar, you can read up on the relevant details concerning taxation, work permits and the general economy.

Forum Posts by New Zealanders in Myanmar

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow New Zealanders in our Myanmar expat forums.

Get Tips and Info on Life in Myanmar from New Zealand Expats

Being an expat in Myanmar means much more than packing your belongings and taking care of paperwork. Keeping in touch with your New Zealand compatriots is a big part of the expat experience and can help you understand the Burmese people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other New Zealanders in Myanmar is a breeze, no matter if you are in Mawlamyine, Yangon, Mandalay or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of New Zealanders in Yangon, for example.

If you are in the mood to speak your mother tongue again, to learn about the best spots to shop for New Zealand food, or to discuss your favorite sports team’s latest match, join the New Zealand InterNations Community:

  • In our huge expat network, you can easily find like-minded expatriates from New Zealand.
  • Our Myanmar Expat Forums are a great place to share experiences and advice – for example how to find a nanny speaking your language or where to get pavlova in Yangon...
  • The InterNations Places database for Myanmar helps you find institutions like the nearest New Zealand embassy.

From the Ayeyarwady valley to the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly New Zealand expats in Myanmar.

Meet Fellow New Zealanders in Myanmar at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Myanmar is another wonderful advantage of your membership. Our events cater to virtually all interests, ranging from a nice dinner with your fellow expats to enjoy some famous lahpet, Myanmar’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Yangon’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow New Zealanders in Yangon and discover the Royal Palace at the 19th-century capital Mandalay, the gold-gilded rock and pilgrimage site at Kyaiktiyo, and other impressive landmarks across Myanmar.

Our events and activities are a great way of meeting fellow expats from New Zealand and all around the globe in a casual atmosphere. Does this sound interesting to you? Then sign up for membership and you’ll hear a heartfelt Hello from our New Zealanders living in Myanmar!