living in new zealand

Living in New Zealand

Living in New Zealand is an opportunity in which you can count on starting from cosmopolitan culture and its geography. It is one of the favourite destinations for students from around the world. New Zealand cities are have a good cultural mix of people from around the world.

The climate is temperate with relatively mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers. The geography is breath taking and the country was the location for shooting of the movie The Lord of the Rings. The weather differs a lot between different geographical regions and its quite possible for people to experience different variations in a single day.

Efficient Health care

New Zealand has an excellent healthcare system, comprising of public and private providers, however, these health services are generally not free for international students. For serious health emergencies or accidents you can call for Ambulance assistance on 111.

Telecommunication and Electricity

The country code for New Zealand is 64. A wide variety of phone cards in multiple denominations are available. Students can sign with service providers to get on plans for international calling card to call home on a regular basis.

Electricity is supplied throughout New Zealand at 230/240 volts, 50 Hertz. Most housing facilities provide 110-volt AC sockets (rated at 20 watts) for electric razors. For all other equipment, an adapter/converter is necessary, unless the item has a multi-voltage option. Power outlets should be flat 3 or 2-pin plugs, depending on whether an earth connection is fitted. Carrying of adaptors is recommended.


New Zealand is a major producer of dairy products, fruits and vegetables. International cuisines are generally available in cities. Dining options range from inexpensive cafes to exclusive (and expensive) fine dining restaurants.

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Though New Zeland offers wide varieties of food choices and better living conditions for students, countries like Poland, France, Canada, Australia and UK also have lot of Indian restaurants and friendly atmosphere, good universities to study abroad. Click on the respective countries to know more.