1. Home
  2. /
  3. Live & Work
  4. /
  5. Moving Here


		

You’re one step closer to making Manawatu your home. Moving countries and cities can be a daunting process, but the communities in Manawatu are eager to make the transition as easy and welcoming as possible.

Finding a home

If you’re looking to buy or rent a home, these companies will be able to help.

Moving within New Zealand

There are a number of relocation services who can help you to move family, home and pets.

International Immigrants

Palmerston North city and Manawatu is a fantastic place to live and work, offering a combination of rural and urban living, with a diverse community.

In Palmerston North, more than 130 different languages are spoken here, and our cultural diversity is celebrated through events like Festival of Cultures and Ethkick, a football competition featuring teams from around the world. Centrally located in the Lower North Island, Manawatu has a variety of key industry sectors offering employment. Discover more about working here. 

If you would like to know more about moving to New Zealand, Immigration New Zealand has all the information you’ll need to know about visas and moving here.  www.immigration.govt.nz

If you’re new to Manawatu, essential points of contact for new migrants, refugees and newcomers include the Manawatu Multicultural Council, Network for Skilled Migrants and Citizens Advice Bureau.