Settling in Auckland

Auckland has the highest quality of living in Asia-Pacific and ranks third in the world, according to the Mercer Quality of Living Survey 2019.

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family. With a diverse and vibrant community, it’s known for its sophisticated urbanism and its natural beauty. To help you plan and learn more about living in Auckland, we’ve compiled a detailed guide with information on where to live, the school system, healthcare, bringing in pets, and more. You’ll also learn about Auckland’s rich cultural life – from festivals to sports, from theatre to outdoor activities – and of course, where to find the best coffee.

We’re here to help with all the research and planning before you arrive, so you can settle in quickly. Our team also offers personalised advice, with no question too big or too small.
 

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Border controls

To help you understand the current border controls when coming to Auckland, an overview of border restrictions, pre-departure testing, managed isolation and quarantine details can be found here on Immigration New Zealand website. Please understand this situation is dynamic.

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