Newcomers Guide

It can be a challenge moving to a new town, but it can be a great adventure too.   If you're new to town, we'd love to help you settle in.  

Our Newcomers Guide to the District is a great place to start - it's full of good old local knowledge and tips for getting set up. 

Click on the image to download the guide. 

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Another great resource is the New Zealand Now website - - which provides insights into living & working in New Zealand.

Get in touch

If you have any feedback on our Newcomers Guide or would like some hard copies, please get in touch with:

Marie Day, Community and Events Facilitator
03 450 1732 or email