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  • Connect with fellow Americans in New Zealand

  • Get information in our New Zealand guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life 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.

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 the 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

Meet other Americans in New Zealand

Meet other Americans at our events in New Zealand

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

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our New Zealand expat forums.

  • Looking for some US friends
    3 replies
    May 11, 11:26 PM
    Community member

    Hi Arleigh, I had a good trip to the States. I'm back home now and trying to get caught up at work and to the bottom of my laundry pile ;-) Are you planning on going to the get together in Wellington …

  • Will be there in August
    7 replies
    Feb 22, 2:10 AM
    Community member

    I love Cromwell! Thanks Sara for reminding me of the name of that charming little town with the wonderful gourmet shop and historic village. We drove the Crown Range to Arrowtown and back the other, …

  • Moving to Auckland!
    8 replies
    Jan 4, 12:18 AM
    Community member

    Hey everyone and my fellow Americans! Great advice- wish I joined here before I left! haha

Ask experienced American expats in New Zealand!

  • Where can I find American food?
  • Where can I meet other Americans?
  • Are there American schools in my city?

Find other Americans to share your hobbies with

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.

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from the 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 st■ 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 the 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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