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Here's Why We're Your No.1 Mover to New Zealand

Moving Service Guarantee

Through our FIDI-FAIM accreditation you’re move is 100% guaranteed with us.

Full Professional Packing Services

Our global partners are experts in professionally packing your household effects for an international shipment.

Competitive Pricing

Through our global network of partners we have access to the most competitive rates, even better your move can be paid for in New Zealand dollars.

Marine Transit Insurance

Our Marine Transit Insurance is arranged locally in New Zealand and managed in-house without the bureaucracy of offshore underwriters.

Comprehensive Door-to-Door Relocation Service

Full international relocation services by professional accredited movers.

Experts in New Zealand Customs and Quarantine (MPI) Regulations

We have been helping returning kiwis and newcomers make the move to New Zealand for over 35 years.

Regular Scheduled Sailings

We can provide sole use and shared shipping container services from all major ports.

Branches & Storage facilities Throughout New Zealand

With 15 branches across New Zealand we can route your shipment to the closest port anywhere in the country.


Welcome to New Zealand!

Our little patch of paradise is one of the best places in the world to work and live. 

As one of the first countries to see the sun each day, we have a bit of extra time to give you a warm welcome. From us to you, “Kia Ora and Welcome to New Zealand!”

Of course, you’re not here yet and there’s plenty to do before you start your new life. Whether you are permanently migrating, a returning kiwi or moving to New Zealand for work, we understand what you are going through.

Moving your home, family and pets to another country is a serious exercise, that you need to get right. This is where NZ Van Lines come in! We are equipped with the expertise, experience and resources to make your relocation experience an enjoyable and stress-free one. We will be with you every step of the way, starting with the organisation of our service partner to pack and ship your personal effects, right through to your clearances and delivery in New Zealand. 

When you arrive, we will be here waiting, and won’t leave until you have successfully started your new life, in our beautiful country.

If you are moving from the UK, USA, Canada, Europe, South Africa, Australia, Asia or another country to New Zealand, our friendly team are here to assist.
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NZ Van Lines is one of the world’s most respected moving companies. We are the preferred mover to private citizens, corporates, and many government entities, through an exclusive ‘all of government’ contract for residential relocation services and storage.

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Annually, we partner with our global affiliates to manage and control over 3,000 outbound moves and 5,500 shipments of household goods, into New Zealand. You can trust us to take care of your packing, shipping, storage, insurance and other moving needs. 

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We have a number of shipping options available including your own sole use container or our popular groupage ‘shared container’ service. These are often used for smaller volumes or to keep the costs down by just paying for the space you use. For items you can’t live without we have air freight shipments, the quickest method of international transportation.

Popular Destinations in New Zealand

Aotearoa, New Zealand – your destination country is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular places on the planet. With temperate climate, breathtaking scenery, and extremely safe urban life, it’s one of the world’s top destinations for many families and individuals around the globe.

Take a look at some of our New Zealand destination guides that provide further information about popular NZ cities and their attractions, getting around, finding a job, and what it’s like to live in New Zealand;

Auckland City


Tāmaki Makaurau

It’s pretty safe to say that Auckland has everything – moving there might cause you to stay in it forever.

Wellington Nightlife


Te Whanganui-a-Tara

Situated at the southern end of New Zealand’s North Island, Wellington is the country’s capital and its second most-populated city.



Christchurch is well-known as the country’s “traditional English city,” which isn’t that strange once you consider the fact that it took its name from an Oxford University college.

Tauranga New Zealand



One of the country’s fastest growing cities and the most populous one in the Bay of Plenty, Tauranga is undoubtedly one of New Zealand’s top destinations.


Relocation from Australia to New Zealand

“I just want to thank you for the excellent service you provided in moving us from Australia to NZ. You have such friendly, supportive staff that went out of their way to help us”


Moved from the USA to New Zealand

“The team at NZ Van Lines helped make our move from the USA to New Zealand easy. The communication lines were always open, my many questions rapidly answered and all interactions were friendly.”

Request a Quote for moving to NZ

Whether you’re moving from the UK, USA, Canada, South Africa, Europe, Australia or another country to NZ, we’re here to assist every step of the way. Request a free, no obligation moving quotation now.

Our Quality Accreditations

NZ Van Lines has long been recognised as one of the best businesses in the industry in New Zealand. It is our goal to maintain this position by providing a consistent and reliable service to all of our customers. Here are some of our quality accreditations:


Our FIDI & FAIM accreditation achieved through our Wellington Head Office, ensures quality service to all of our clients, no matter where they are moving from or to.



Based in London, OMNI was founded in 1987 and now comprises of the world’s best independent moving companies. The organisation’s fundamental criteria include professionalism, financial security, work ethics, and excellence of service.


Based in the US, the International Association of Movers (IAM) gathers more than 1800 moving companies from all over the planet. It promotes the success of its members by offering them unparalleled networking opportunities.



Exclusive to FIDI members, the NZOMA is New Zealand’s national organisation for overseas-moving businesses. Its primary objective is the promotion of high professional, operational, ethical, and financial standards when it comes to moving.

All You Need to Know About Moving to NZ

New Zealand – a land of stunning natural beauty, friendly people, and a high quality of life. If you’re considering moving to this island nation, you’ll want to know the cost of living, pros, and cons of this beautiful yet remote place. Find out everything you need to know about moving to New Zealand: the cost, pros & cons, and more.