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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.

InterNations – Uniting Americans living in New Zealand

Would you like to get in touch with other Americans in New Zealand? Are you in need of help and advice from your American compatriots? Or would you like to join other American expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the South Island?

Whether you have settled as an expat in New Zealand or are still living in United States of America and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations New Zealand offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of American expats in New Zealand, coming from all corners of United States of America - from New York City, over Washington D.C. to Los Angeles.

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    From United States of America, living in Wellington
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    From United States of America, living in Wellington
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    From United States of America, living in Wellington
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    From United States of America, living in Wellington
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    From United States of America, living in Wellington
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    From United States of America, living in Auckland
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    From United States of America, living in Auckland
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    From United States of America, living in Auckland
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    From United States of America, living in Auckland
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    From United States of America, living in Auckland

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  • Physician & Professor looking into Welly Options
    13 replies
    Aug 3, 10:13 PM
    Community member

    Looks like we will be in Wellington for the year starting this fall. Thanks to everyone who has provided helpful advice and support. We are very excited for this opportunity and hope to make the …

  • Jobs, living, and entertainment
    1 reply
    Jan 24, 2:36 AM
    Community member

    Hi Ashley, Your husband may struggle to find aviation work as this is a small population country and although there are airports and airlines there are only really 2 decent size ones in Wellington and …

  • US Tax Time
    1 reply
    Mar 3, 6:13 AM
    Community member

    Hi Sean, Did you happen to see the email sent this week regarding taxes? Below is the information for contacting them. I'd be curious to know how you go. I had an even cut over this year as I moved …

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  • Where can I find American food?
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Find Tips and Advice on New Zealand from American Expats

Of course, expat living in New Zealand is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Americans is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the New Zealand way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Americans in New Zealand, residing in Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Americans in Auckland or Americans in Wellington.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for American food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the New Zealand InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from United States of America in New Zealand.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our New Zealand Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get stuffed turkey in Christchurch.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for New Zealand to get information on institutions from your home country, including the American embassy.

From the South Island to Windy Wellington, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly American expats in New Zealand.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Americans in New Zealand

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in New Zealand. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional New Zealand pavlova, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Wellington’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see a wealth of national parks, rural areas and out-of-the-way places as well as other beautiful landmarks in New Zealand.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from United States of America and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Hello from our Americans living in New Zealand!

  • 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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