Wellington

Living and
Working in Wellington

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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 Wellington

Are you an expat living in Wellington? 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 Wellington can take you hours. However, by using our Wellington expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Wellington. Beginning with travel and accommodation top tips about food & shopping - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Wellington.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Wellington. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Philadelphia to living in Cape Town.

Top Articles in the Wellington Expat Guide

  • Moving to Wellington

    As one of the most unique capital cities in the world, with a temperate marine climate and a rich history, moving to Wellington is a great choice for any expat. Learn more about what you can expect in terms of city life and climate and make sure you have your visa in order with the help of this guide!
  • Living in Wellington

    The world’s southernmost capital city is renowned for its thriving film industry, arts, and diverse culture. Wellington also offers a high quality education for expats and their kids and the best way to move around the city is by bike. Read on for more info and tips on life in Wellington!
  • Working in Wellington

    With a robust economy, rated as more affordable than Auckland and regularly topping the average salary rankings, expats will see that working in Wellington can be very rewarding. So make sure you are properly prepared for your job search, get to know the local economy, and read up on taxes in this guide.

Information for the Expat Life in Wellington

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 Wellington, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in Wellington. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our Wellington expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

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

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Wellington? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Minneapolis or living in Kathmandu!

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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