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Mycroft Holmes2-Mar-17 16:09
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RossMW2-Mar-17 14:16
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Yes and No.

New Zealand has had a lot of growth throughout the country and generally there is a shortage of skilled people in certain occupations in all areas. In a small market like NZ, it is easier to look overseas rather than trying to compete for limited internal sources.

Living in NZ is mostly about the lifestyle and not the money. If money is your major driver then I dont think NZ is for you.

Some thing are expensive in NZ (due to our isolation) and some thing are fairly cheap. When comparing salaries to other country is always inaccurate unless you factor in all the other aspects. (eg I have worked my whole life for public Companies with no hand out from anyone, yet own my own country retreat lifestyle block and a new beach house and no debt). Materialistically I have everything I want or need so money is not a driver for me anymore.

If you a big city person then NZ is quite limited, but if you prefer a smaller quietier City / Town then you will be better off if they are close to the main cities where you get big city salaries for small town costs.

NZ has lot of migrants and generally they come for the lifestyle. Some find the isolation a bit of a challenge because they are so far away from families and friends.

When all said its horse for courses.

The same could probably said about New Zealands West Island (Australia for the geographically challenged) Laugh | :laugh: Laugh | :laugh:
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