Moving to Christchurch

Welcome to Christchurch – we’ve done all the hard work for you and put together a team of service providers that will look after you in Christchurch.

Each of our providers has been handpicked and stringently vetted to ensure they provide the best quality service.

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5 Tips About Christchurch

Here are 5 tips expats moving to Christ Church should know:

An Inland Revenue Department Number is a must have if you are working. You can apply for one with the Inland Revenue Department.

For a fully functional bank account, you need proof of address. If you are staying at a hotel or an Airbnb, a confirmation letter from the owner will help you open an account.

A Metro Card is a must to travel on the public transport system.

Winters are cold in Christchurch, make sure when buying or renting a residence it has central heating and double-glazed windows.

Don’t be afraid if the earth shakes – there are about 150-200 earthquakes in New Zealand in a year.

Meet your Christchurch Team Leader

Matt Jones

Matt Jones is the Managing Director of recruitment firm Canstaff. He regularly works with expats around the world to place them in positions needed within Christchurch. He is well positioned to provide advice to expats moving to Christchurch.

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