New Zealand is the world’s second most desirable place for families, according to HSBC’s 2015 Expat Explorer survey. It offers an excellent education system, a comprehensive health system, a safe learning environment and a healthy dose of the outdoor recreation. A better work-life balance enables you to spend more time with your family.
New Zealand’s wide-open spaces provide a variety of choices for every style of living for families. Your family can have a suburban home with room for kids to run around in or a home in the stunning countryside with your farm animals.
New Zealand is a country known as being very active in sport. Sport has a major role in NZ culture. Rugby is the national sport of NZ. New Zealand’s powerful national rugby team called the All Blacks have won the Rugby World Cup THREE TIMES (1987, 2011, 2015) which is more than any other world team. Other New Zealand’s popular sports include cricket, netball, basketball, soccer, golf, tennis, cycling, field hockey, skiing and snow boarding.
Cricket is regarded as New Zealand’s main summer sport, and the New Zealand cricket team (known as ‘The Black Caps’) usually ranks in the top six teams in the world. Netball is New Zealand’s most prominent women’s sport, and the New Zealand national team, the Silver Ferns, have been world champions on several occasions.
New Zealand’s most famous sportsperson is Sir Edmund Hillary, the first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Other internationally famous New Zealand sportspeople include cricket player Sir Richard Hadlee, rugby player Jonah Lomu, sailor Sir Peter Blake and 2005 US Open golf tournament winner Michael Campbell.
New Zealand has world-class attractions. Some of these thrilling adventurous attractions include Bungy jumping, Shotover jet, Skydiving, Rafting, and Zip Lining. Queenstown is the best place in New Zealand to feed your hunger of adventure tourism. It is not only the adventure capital of New Zealand but also known as the adventure capital of the world.
New Zealand is the home of Bungy. The Kawarau Bridge Bungy in Queenstown is the world’s first commercial Bungy jump place.
New Zealand is extraordinary and extremely varied for such a small country of only four million kiwis. Its cities have a lot to offer, despite their small size.
There is so much to love in New Zealand. It has massive mountains, tranquil lakes, 8700 miles of coast line, stunning national parks, glaciers, curious wildlife, some of the largest trees in the world and fiords that will take your breath away.