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Getting to know us

NZ Van Lines is New Zealand’s leading moving and storage company, and one of the world’s most trusted and respected brands in worldwide moving today. Founded in 1986, proudly 100% New Zealand owned and operated, NZ Van Lines has been moving individuals, families, and businesses for over 35 years within Aotearoa and around the globe.

Within New Zealand we have a professional team of over 250, an extensive network of 13 branches, over 150 furniture trucks and trailers, more than 4000 storage modules available in purpose-built warehouse facilities. From Cape Reinga to the Bluff we’ve got the country covered and are perfectly positioned to manage your upcoming move.

Whether you’re relocating locally across town, between cities, moving internationally, or relocating from overseas to NZ, we’re here to help.

With more than 35 years’ experience in the relocation industry you can trust New Zealand Van Lines with your domestic or international move and can also provide specialist moving services: movers insurance, storage, pet relocations, vehicle shipping, office relocations, settlement services and lots more.

New Zealand Van Lines have the best resources in the moving business to deliver a premium ‘one company’ removal and storage service. We look forward to being of assistance to you.

Request a FREE, no obligation Moving Quote online or call our friendly team on: 0800 362 236.

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OUR PEOPLE & OUR culture

Our customers are at the heart of our business!

NZ Van Lines understand that customer’s expect a high level of functionality. By putting customer’s at the heart of our business we embrace the dual responsibility of both getting the logistics right, while also delivering a personalised, bespoke moving experience. Our organisational values are based upon the qualities of the country we represent: a tolerant, diverse, inclusive and welcoming society.



At New Zealand Van Lines we are committed to the development of a sustainable future.

Sustainability focuses on meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. For our business to be truly sustainable, we understand the need to take a holistic approach to the development of sustainable business practices.

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Moving Within New Zealand

We specialise in inter-city, long distance and inter-island moving!

NZ Van Lines provide full ‘one company’ national coverage from the Far North to the Deep South. With our extensive branch network and a modern fleet of over 150 furniture trucks and trailers on the road, our capacity is limitless. Having the industry’s best resources and infrastructure footprint enables us to deliver a premium ‘one company’ removal and storage service at consistently, affordable prices. For those requiring transit or long-term storage we have over 4000 storage modules available in secure company managed facilities, across all major NZ cities and regions.

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Moving Overseas

When you choose NZ Van Lines the world’s best moving companies will be working for you!

We don’t just say this, we can back it up. NZ Van Lines and our overseas service partners are affiliated to the FIDI global alliance, consisting of over 600 moving companies in 100 countries. All FIDI affiliates work to a common quality standard for managing and performing international moving services. To protect our customers, we subscribe to mandatory data protection, anti–bribery and ant-corruption charters, ensuring a common (global) risk management standard.

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Moving TO New Zealand

More than 35 years’ experience in moving families to New Zealand

Are you planning a move to New Zealand? Whether you are permanently migrating to NZ, a returning Kiwi or coming for work, no matter where in the world you’re moving from, New Zealand Van Lines can coordinate the door-to-door shipping from countries around the world to Aotearoa.

Corporate Relocations

Corporate relocation services

A one stop moving company offering global and nationwide services

NZ Van Lines is New Zealand’s largest moving and storage company, providing a portfolio of relocation services to a diverse range of government entities, corporates, and business owners.


New Zealand Van Lines has long recognised that in order to maintain our position as a leader in the removals industry, our quality standards, controls and procedures must be consistent, reliable and deliverable.

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FIDI is the world’s largest global alliance of international moving and relocation companies, with members in over 100 countries. All FIDI affiliated companies have one thing in common: their high level of quality service – and we prove it.

The FAIM Quality label, mandatory for all FIDI members, is the most stringent and comprehensive quality standard for the international moving and relocation industry, regularly audited by independent company EY.

Based in Brussels, FIDI global alliance members specialise in moving homes from one country to another. NZ Van Lines is New Zealand’s longest standing member.

Click here to view the FAIM “Confirmation of Quality Assurance certificate” awarded to New Zealand Van Lines.


London based OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) is a network of the world’s finest corporate moving and relocation companies operating on every continent.

Represented worldwide by companies that have demonstrated the excellence of their service, their market influence, their financial security, and their talent for innovation. The owners and senior managers of OMNI movers are the industry’s thought leaders, and their companies are at the core of the global industry.


NZ Van Lines were Overseas Moving Network International (OMNI) gold winners for international business throughout 2022, for the second year in a row. Read more

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USA based IAM, The International Association of Movers is the moving and forwarding industry’s largest global trade association. With more than 2,000 members, it comprises of companies that provide moving, forwarding, shipping, logistics, and related services in more than 170 countries.

Since 1962, IAM has been promoting international moving solutions through its membership backed by the financial security of the IAM payment protection programme.


NZOMA (New Zealand Overseas Movers Association) is a national organisation for members who are quality accredited with a global industry specific standard, whose objectives include delivering high professional, financial, ethical, operational standards, and leadership for the New Zealand international moving industry.


Thank you for taking to time to learn more about NZ Van Lines and the services we offer. 

If you’re planning to move either intercity, inter-island, or overseas please don’t hesitate to contact us for
an obligation free quotation. We look forward to being of service.


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