Posts Tagged ‘emmigration’

Tips for IT professionals intending to emigrate to New Zealand

by Pablo Matamoros - 28 April 2008

I’ve lived in New Zealand since 2004. Since I decided to leave my homeland, Argentina, I’ve been bombarded with all sort of questions: why New Zealand?, how is life here?, is it easy to adapt?, what is the cost of living?, ….and the list goes on. This article intends to answer some of those questions.

I will leave the economic, geographical, political and other characteristics for your own research. There is no need to write about the beauty of this country, there is plenty documented about it, in articles, books and films. If you are still curious you can start by looking at this site: Alternatively you can leave a message on our forum:

Before you continue, I want to make one point clear. The following lines might sound a bit harsh, especially if you are a Kiwi. It is not my intention. I love this country; I don’t regret choosing New Zealand as my adoptive home. But sometimes immigration agencies are a bit too positive. I’m trying to be more realistic.

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