New Zealand

Briefly about New Zealand

New Zealand is known to everyone for its incredible picturesque nature, here is the famous village of Hobbiton, which was built specifically for the film “Lord of the Rings”, “8th Wonder of the World” – Milford Sound, and a cave with “stars”. It will be the best pastime for those who love to enjoy nature.

Ethnic composition
New Zealand Europeans
5 million
Internet speed
128 Mbps
State system
Unitary state
New Zealand dollar (NZD)


The Climate

The climate in New Zealand varies from warm subtropical to cool temperate. The coldest month is July, with an average temperature of +10, and the warmest months are January and February, with a temperature of +18.

The Medicine

Health care in New Zealand does not lag behind the quality of medicine in Canada, Australia and the UK. All clinics are equipped with the latest equipment, and patients are treated by highly qualified doctors.

In the country, medicine is free, as it is financed by the state through taxes. Citizens of New Zealand, Australia, immigrants and refugees can receive free medicine, and it is better for foreign tourists to purchase insurance.

National cuisine

The national cuisine of New Zealand is practically unknown, as it existed long before the Europeans moved to the islands. Now Anglo-Saxon cuisine is in great demand, and in any institution you can eat: meat, fish, steaks, roast beef, fried potatoes and salads.


The average salary in New Zealand is $3,300 and the average salary for a programmer is $5,000.


Taxes for individuals in New Zealand are:

up to 7 900$10,5%
7 900$ tо 27 000$17,5%
27 000$ to 40 000$30%
40 000$ tо 100 000$33%
100 000$ and above39%



Food in an inexpensive restaurant12$
Lunch for 2 people, a middle-class restaurant with three courses62$
Combo lunch at McDonalds7,3$


Milk (1 liter)1,6$
Eggs (12 pcs)3,7$


One way ticket (city transport)1,8$
Taxi (price per 1 kilometer)1,7$
Petrol (1 liter)1,6$


Hotel 2-3*70$/day
Hotel 4-5*170$/day

Housing prices in New Zealand (Wellington) per month

Rent a modest housing or room2150$ / month
Renting an apartment or a room in a good hotel5,200$ / month

Digital Nomad Visa

New Zealand does not have a specific visa for digital nomads, but there is a long-term visa that allows you to work remotely. More details below.

Visitor Visa

Visitor Visa (visitor visa) allows you to stay in New Zealand for 3 to 9 months as a tourist.

To obtain a visitor visa you need:

  • Foreign passport
  • Fill out and sign the form INZ1017 (the form is filled out both for one person and for the whole family).
  • Visa fee payment
  • Color photos – 2 pcs
  • X-ray of the chest (details on this page of  the New Zealand Immigration website)
  • Proof of sufficient funds or a completed sponsorship form (INZ 1025) if you do not have a local sponsor.
  • Paid return ticket
  • If you are traveling with your spouse and children, you will need a marriage certificate and proof that you are the parent/guardian of the children.

The visa fee, where to send your application and how many days documents are processed can be viewed on the New Zealand Immigration website..

Visa-free regime

Travelers who have a visa-free regime with New Zealand can stay in the country for up to 3 months, and UK citizens – 6 months.

To arrive in the country on a visa-free basis, you need:

  • Foreign passport
  • NZeTA (Electronic Travel Authority of New Zealand and it is not a visa).

NZeTA can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play. NZeTA can be completed 72 hours prior to arrival in New Zealand.

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