What are the particular advantages of living in this city?

It's easy, beautiful, the weather is very often fantastic, you can buy whatever you need. - Jun 2019


New Zealand is, without a doubt, the most beautiful second-world country I've ever seen. There's literally tens of bucket-list things to do, each of which will keep you entertained for up to an hour at a time. Unfortunately, all of these places of interest are at least a 2-3 hour drive apart, so plan on embracing the carsickness along all the winding, unsealed roads. - Mar 2016


The scenery is unmatched; it's the Earth at its finest. There's so much nature to take in, and the city is set up for you to do as much as you can on foot (hiking trails and walking paths are everywhere). Kiwis are extremely friendly, good-natured and outgoing. - Apr 2015


The advantage is living in a beautiful country that has endless possibilities for travel and weekend getaways. For us it is also a bonus that this is a first-world city with all the opportunities that has to offer (culture, educational opportunities - I'm taking photography and cooking classes). It's a great break from the developing world. - Aug 2011


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