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  • Connect with fellow Germans in New Zealand

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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 Germans living in New Zealand

Would you like to get in touch with other Germans in New Zealand? Are you in need of help and advice from your German compatriots? Or would you like to join other German 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 Germany 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 German expats in New Zealand, coming from all corners of Germany - from Hamburg, over Berlin to Munich.

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    From Germany, living in Wellington
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    From Germany, living in Wellington
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    From Germany, living in Wellington
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    From Germany, living in Wellington
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    From Germany, living in Wellington
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    From Germany, living in Auckland
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    From Germany, living in Auckland
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    From Germany, living in Auckland
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    From Germany, living in Auckland
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    From Germany, living in Auckland

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

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

  • 1st Get-Together in Wellington
    6 replies
    Oct 1, 5:51 PM
    Community member

    Yeah, I know :) That's the one I meant. Looking forward to seeing you there :) Cheers Hendrik

  • Work in NZ
    3 replies
    Mar 18, 3:31 PM
    Community member

    Sebastian, unemployment is rising here (as elsewhere) due to the crisis but mainly I think amongst lower-skliied workers. The employment market is small of course, given the population size, but as …

  • 1st time here
    11 replies
    May 4, 5:41 AM
    Community member

    Good to hear you're feeling better :) I'm sure you're enjoying Melbourne. I will follow your route soon on my way back to Europe for holiday :) Cheers Jim

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Find Tips and Advice on New Zealand from German 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 Germans 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 Germans in New Zealand, residing in Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Germans in Auckland or Germans in Wellington.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for German 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 Germany 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 roast pork with Knödel in Christchurch.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for New Zealand to get information on institutions from your home country, including the German embassy.

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

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Germans 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 Germany and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Grüß Gott from our Germans 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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