Kiwi Christmas Traditions


It’s December now, so you’re probably hearing Christmas carols every time you walk down the street. Yes – 2018 is nearly upon us, but before we get there, we thought we’d look at some Christmas traditions to get you in the kiwi Christmas spirit for the 25th of December!


Sending money with OrbitRemit just got easier


Here at OrbitRemit we’ve been feverishly working away redesigning our online payment platform. Not only did we think it was about time for a fresh coat of paint, but we’ve also simplified our transfer process to make your life easier!


An expat’s A-Z guide to Australian Slang

  • Posted by Laurie I on November 9, 2017 in Immigration

If you’ve just arrived in Australia, you’re probably not sure what’s going on. While Australia’s main language is English, you might have found a bit of a twist – some random informal words that sound nothing like what they are.


Australia Set to Launch New Payments Platform (NPP)

  • Posted by Sean on October 20, 2017 in Banking Global Money Transfer Technology

You might not have heard of Australia’s New Payments Platform (NPP), but it has been a big deal on our end. We’re going to take you through this new technology – and show you how it benefits you.


Recent Greenback Weakness is the Eye of The Storm

  • Posted by Sean on September 28, 2017 in Banking Global Economies

USD Bill printing - QE

If you’ve found yourself accidentally turning to the business section of the newspaper in the last few years, you may have noticed plenty of economists, market analysts, and other people who sound like they’d be no fun at a backyard barbecue talking about something called Quantitative Easing. That’s usually a good time to turn over to the funnies, but today let’s cover off what Quantitative Easing (QE) is about, starting with a brief history lesson.


Pain on the way for New Zealand students in Australia

  • Posted by Sean on September 21, 2017 in Immigration Students Travel

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Australia’s education crackdowns in student funding

If you were hoping to move to Australia for future study, you’ll want to know about a few new rule changes that may affect you. What does this higher education reform mean for you? We’re going to look specifically at tertiary students coming from New Zealand (including some Australian permanent residents).


Construction in New Zealand

  • Posted by Sean on August 31, 2017 in Global Economies Immigration

Construction NZ

If you’re looking for a booming industry with tonnes of jobs, look no further than construction. We’re going to take you through some ins and outs of construction in New Zealand!


Indian Independence Day – 70th Anniversary

  • Posted by Sean on August 15, 2017 in Global Economies

When anyone mentions Independence Day, you’d be forgiven for thinking that they’re talking about the 4th of July – which is Independence Day in the United States. But at Orbitremit, we think that India’s Independence Day is equally as important – even if it doesn’t get the same media coverage in western territories.


Stubborn US Dollar Bulls Don’t Deserve Your Pity

  • Posted by Sean on July 26, 2017 in Global Economies

The EUR/USD’s ascent began in earnest after the result of the first round of the French election was sealed. The pair opened almost a cent and a half higher on the Monday after the election, rewarding euro bets the protectionist Le Pen would be the loser and the euro-centric Macron would push ahead with his pro-business agenda following his victory.


OrbitRemit Adds Singapore as a Remittance Destination

  • Posted by Sean on June 20, 2017 in Announcements Banking

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If you’re looking to send funds to Singapore, look no further – we’re adding Singapore to our list of remittance destinations!