Moving overseas is a big deal. Once you’ve got your work visa, you’ll need to learn about a new geography, confusing cultural nuances like the classically dry humor all kiwis have and then subtleties like social norms and language dialects.
In the 1980’s, New Zealand was known for it’s human to sheep ratio rather than it’s clean and green brand we all know today. There are about 27.5 million sheep and 10.1 million cows, meaning that for every man woman and child there are 6 sheep, 2 cows and an undisclosed amount of chickens per person.
New Zealand has a geography that allows it to grow many different varieties of fruits and vegetables. It’s often called ‘the bread-basket of the Pacific’ with as much as 5% of its GDP produced by agriculture. This means there are many opportunities for skilled and non-skilled workers who are ready and willing to roll up their sleeves.
ANZAC day is not just an excuse to eat oatey, golden-syrup biscuits though. In this article we’re going to give you a bit of a background into what ANZAC Day is all about.