Moving to Auckland

Relocating to Auckland

We understand that relocating to New Zealand is a big step but once here you will experience the unbeatable lifestyle and healthcare career opportunities waiting for you at Counties Manukau Health.

Our talent acquisition team are available via phone or email to help make the move easier as they will help with relocation, settlement and assistance.

Counties Manukau Health is a New Zealand accredited employer which means a you have a few options when it comes to choosing a visa.

Living in the Auckland region

Whether you’re looking for an outdoor lifestyle, a place in the heart of the city, or a spacious family home with a garden, you will find it in Auckland.

Counties Manukau region is the heart of Auckland City.  It is a vibrant cosmopolitan centre and home to the largest Polynesian community in the world.  There’s lot to see and do, including the bustling markets, beautiful botanical gardens, shopping and the country’s biggest theme park.  Manukau is a unique blend of urban, rural and coastal which means lots of opportunities for fun, adventure and relaxation.


New Zealand has reputation as a provider of quality education offering excellent study opportunities and support services in a safe learning environment.  It is fast becoming a popular choice for international students seeking high quality education away from home.

New Zealand’s national education system is based on the British system.  

More information is available on our Ministry of Education website.


When moving to New Zealand, most people with rent a property on a short-term basis as it gives you time to learn more about Auckland.  For more information on Buying a Home in New Zealand, please visit this site:

Driving in New Zealand

We drive on the left hand side of the road, which means some of you should feel right at home.  However, there are some vital differences, such as the give way rules.  For more information on Driving in New Zealand, please visit NZ Transport Agency website.