New Zealand

USIT’s Essential Packing List

Posted 4 months ago in Asia

Everything You Need To Know Is Right Here

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New Zealand Further Relaxes Teaching Requirements As Labour Crisis Deepens

It seems that New Zealand’s well-documented teaching shortage is showing no signs of abating with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority further relaxing the minimum requirements for overseas teachers.

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10 Natural Wonders Around The Globe That Are Criminally Underappreciated

Who’s in charge of the ‘Wonders of the World’ list anyway? We have a real bee in our bonnet that having seven official “Wonders of the World” is a crime against some stunning places deserving of a spot. Frankly, we’re not having it. Between us, we’ve seen hundreds of genuinely astonishing, awe-inspiring places worthy of …

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Embassy Friends! Irish & New Zealand Embassies To Open As Relationship Reaches New Heights

There’s long been a strange spiritual connection between the people of Ireland and our far-flung friends of New Zealand. In fact, one-in-six Kiwi’s claim Irish lineage and despite us being over 18,500km away from each other the relationship has never felt that distance.

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Teach NZ: Kiwi Teacher Shortage ‘In Crisis’ With Recruitment Drive Coming to Dublin

Posted a year ago in Career

Despite having the greatest rugby team ever to play the game, impossibly beautiful landscapes, great healthcare and one of the world’s highest standards of living (3rd), New Zealand has a problem. The teaching shortage in NZ has now officially become ‘ a crisis’.

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[INFOGRAPHIC]: 2017 Cost Of Living in New Zealand

Each year we help thousands of excitable, wide-eyed Irish travellers embark on a big adventure to all corners of the globe. One area that’s growing in popularity faster than any other is New Zealand, with Working Holiday Visas issued for the Land of the Long Cloud continually closing the gap on those who base themselves in …

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Ranking The Best City Stopovers On The Way East

Posted a year ago in Asia

Dublin to Tokyo? 9,579km. Dublin to Sydney? 17,204km. Dublin to Auckland? 18,167km. You don’t need us to tell you that’s a monster distance and unsurprisingly, you won’t be able to from A to B without a stopover. Long haul stopovers are either a painful and necessary evil or a massive opportunity to explore some incredible …

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New Zealand Following Oz Lead With Visa Restrictions Before Year End

The week started with Australian PM declaring ‘Australians must have priority for Australian jobs”, as he announced a planned abolition of the two/four year sponsorship visa – the 457 visa.

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NEW: Teach in New Zealand Visa Programme. Massive Opportunity For Irish Graduates!

Recently graduated in teaching but still feeling the urge to travel? This is going to be a head turner… New to 2017, we are launching our Teach in New Zealand Working Holiday Programme! Why? Well to put it mildly, demand for qualified primary and secondary school teachers across beautiful New Zealand is currently sky high. …

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Brilliant Infographic Shows What Each Country In The World Does Best!

Posted 2 years ago in Asia

They say that everybody is best at doing something, whether that’s playing football (Lionel Messi) or blowing Malteasers up in the air and catching them in your mouth (my cousin Adele). Can the same be said for a country?

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