Living in New Zealand
Thinking of moving to New Zealand? Here’s what you need to know.

To live permanently in New Zealand, you’ll need to gain permanent residency here. With residence status, you and your family can live, work and study in New Zealand indefinitely. You’ll enjoy most of the rights of a New Zealand citizen, including the right to vote.

The New Zealand Government offers a Business Migrant scheme for investors and entrepreneurs, which provides successful applicants with a faster path to residency. This is designed to attract migrants who will bring business skills, job creation and investment funds to the country.

Wynn Williams can assist you with making these immigration applications. We can also help you transfer your business interests or investments to our shores. Our goal is to help you and your family make a smooth transition to your new life in New Zealand.

For initial inquiries about the investor and entrepreneur migrant schemes, please contact Jonathan Gillard.

Click here or on the image below to download a full PDF copy of our Investing in New Zealand guide (2.5MB).

"Having extensive ongoing relationships with law firms in Germany, Poland, the USA, Australia and Singapore, I am totally pleased by the professionalism of Wynn Williams.  Jonathan Gillard was the perfect choice for us and our relocation to NZ. The processes with Immigration NZ, OIO, land purchase and the support with setting up our business operations in New Zealand were handled with the greatest amount of commitment, reliability,  and, foremost, enthusiasm. We thank Jonathan Gillard for being such an outstandingly dedicated professional and empathetic person!”  Gerhard Sieber


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Level 5, Wynn Williams House, 47 Hereford Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand.
PO Box 4341, DX WX11179, Christchurch 8140.
+64 3 379 7622
+64 3 379 2467
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Level 25, Vero Centre, 48 Shortland Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand.
PO Box 2401, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140.
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