New Zealand Settlement Services

Our partners can assist you to organise everything from the opening of bank accounts to finding a new house/rental accommodation, through to arranging the shipping of your household goods, transferring your pensions, moving your pets and of course, getting a job. These aspects of your move should not be ignored and it is vital that you plan your move effectively to save time and money.

Please find below all the partners we are proud to work with:

New Zealand Skills In Demand

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New Zealand Skills in Demand is your pathway to employment in New Zealand. With an offices in London (UK) and Christchurch (NZ), they are the link between you, the job seeker, and the employers and recruiters in New Zealand. They have assisted individuals and families from the UK, NZ, Australia, Canada, South Africa and more.

Being able to connect with employers who are willing and able to employ an international candidate is key, and New Zealand Skills in Demand ensures you are provided in the best possible light to a potential employer, meaning your chances of employment are much higher than if you were trying to connect yourself, often many thousands of miles away and in the wrong time zone. Plus their service is FREE so why wouldn't you?!

Because New Zealand Skills in Demand is run by kiwis they are able to provide migrants with comprehensive relocation assistance that covers all matters relating to life in New Zealand and areas such as accommodation, schooling, transport and healthcare. They can also point you in the right direction when it comes to banking, foreign exchange, and removals.

In addition, New Zealand Skills in Demand can assist with CV templates, as well as feedback and tips for all candidates. This is recognition that a CV can either be your biggest asset or your biggest hindrance, depending on how well it is done. The Skills in Demand team understand how New Zealand employers think and what they want to see in a CV.

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PSS Removals

PSS International removals are a family run company and we have specialised in international removals for 33 years. We have successfully assisted thousands of customers moving to New Zealand and other destinations worldwide. So whether you are sending a full or part household, excess baggage or vehicle, we recognise the importance in ensuring that you receive the same level of care and attention we would expect ourselves. We are known as the UK’s first choice for moving overseas and we believe in providing a friendly, professional moving service to all.

We are members of FIDI Global alliance, accredited by FAIM quality standard, Financially Bonded by the British Association of Removers & IMMI Payment guarantee scheme.

If you would like to take advantage of a Free no obligation estimate or survey, please feel free to contact us today.

Bank of New Zealand


Thinking of relocating to New Zealand? Moving to a new country can be both an exciting and busy time, and Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) have made it easy for you to move your money to New Zealand.  BNZ is one of New Zealand’s leading full-service banks who have been helping people start a new life in New Zealand since 1861. BNZ have a dedicated migrant banking team to assist clients of Migration Associates with all their personal and business banking needs – they can even help you set up your bank account before you arrive. The BNZ team are here to support you every step of the way.

Find out more on how to arrange your bank account before you arrive in New Zealand by clicking here.


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Migration Associates works in partnership with MoneyCorp, the foreign exchange specialist, making the currency transfer aspect of your move overseas as simple and cost effective as possible. Our alliance will enable you to understand more about your situation and help you to achieve the best exchange rate when sending your funds to a bank account in New Zealand.

TTT MoneyCorp is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for the provision of payment services and has been helping individuals to successfully move their money overseas since 1979.


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bdhSterling provide financial solutions to people relocating to New Zealand and specialise in QROPS (Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes).

If you are in the process of moving to New Zealand or you are planning to emigrate, our licensed advisers have the knowledge to ensure that your income, savings or investments are managed properly – both immediately and for the years ahead.

Our wide range of services, including pensions, tax and multi-currency investments, means you get all the financial guidance you need in one place and allows us to tailor our support to your individual circumstances.

bdhSterling is committed to the highest standards of service and professional conduct. Our management team has extensive experience and our fully qualified in-house experts are skilled at providing financial advice on anything from investments to pensions.

Much of our work involves the transfer of pensions, which is why we have developed a reputation for excellence when it comes to transferring funds to New Zealand. We work with clients who have lived or worked in the UK and migrate to locations such as New Zealand, Australia, Europe, the USA and Canada. In many cases, these transfers involve large pension balances and require a sophisticated, personalised strategy.

We understand that relocating abroad can be time-consuming, complex and stressful. With our help you can make your move with confidence and enjoy a more secure financial future.

If you would like more information on this or would like to speak to one of our advisers please get in touch and call us on +44 (0)1372 724249.