5 Reasons to Move to Auckland

Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city with a diverse population of approximately 1.4 million people. Uniquely set between two harbours, 11 extinct volcanoes and numerous islands in the Hauraki Gulf, Auckland has breath-taking views wherever you turn. 

Auckland is home to many cultures, with ethnic groups from all corners of the world. It is New Zealand’s most diverse city with over 100 cultures and 150 languages spoken everyday. It is the country’s most cosmopolitan city and is regarded as having one of the best lifestyles and family environments in the world. Let’s take a look at what Auckland has to offer!


You’ll never be bored living in Auckland, as there is so much to see and do. It has an abundance of wonderful cafes, restaurants and clubs to choose from – all adding to the city’s charm and vibrant nightlife. It’s also renowned for its large shopping malls, outlet stores, markets and designer boutiques!

Fun things for the family include Kelly Tarleton’s Underwater World, the Auckland Zoo and Rainbows End!


Auckland has hundreds of world-class schools and top-tier universities. The biggest university, Auckland University consistently ranks inside the top 100 in the world. With a mixture of private and public schools available you can rest assured your children will be get a quality education. 

Job Opportunities 

Home to one-third of New Zealand’s population finding a job in Auckland is easy no matter what field you are in. The largest industries in Auckland, include real estate, telecommunication, marketing and accountancy as well as healthcare and manufacturing. What’s more, being an international city, Auckland is connected to many global companies. 


Not only is Auckland culturally diverse, it is also geographically diverse – from cosmopolitan city living to beach lifestyles of the North Shore, Auckland presents a range of different environments to call your own neighbourhood. There are also plenty of opportunities for day trips in Auckland, like the Waiheke Island wine region, for example.


The best part of all? You’re never far from the beach! The most popular beaches in Auckland include Mission Bay, Takapuna, and Long Bay. 

If you’re planning to move to Auckland, do it through a professional moving team like NZ Van Lines. They move Kiwis to the city of Auckland every day, so they’re experts in the field. To begin your new life as an Aucklander, contact the team at NZ Van Lines 0800 362 236 and get a free no-obligation quote today.

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