Moving to NZ with OSS World Wide Movers
How do I move my personal belongings to New Zealand?
New Zealand is, and has always been, a popular and exciting destination for Australians and returning New Zealand nationals. Moving to New Zealand for lifestyle opportunities, family, to further one's professional training, skill base, and/or career opportunities are common occurrences. For 40 years OSS World Wide Movers has been assisting individuals, business people, and Corporates, with the professional service and advice that comes from choosing a quality international moving specialist.
Choosing an international moving company will no doubt be one of the first and most important decisions you make in the relocation process. OSS World Wide Movers move thousands of Australians and New Zealanders to and from New Zealand every year. New Zealand remains one of our busiest international removal routes. Being Australia’s only specialist international mover, OSS World Wide Movers can ensure a regularity of shipping to New Zealand that others cannot.
Coupled with the expertise and training of our staff, potential costly delays can be avoided. For your piece of mind and protection OSS World Wide Movers is a FIDI FAIM accredited company.
Can I pack my own goods when moving to New Zealand?
If you are sending items which have been "owner packed" then they will attract more stringent inspection by Customs and MAF Biosecurity on arrival. Providing a detailed carton by carton inventory assist Customs and Biosecurity in inspecting your effects and may unnecessary avoid delays. It is advisable to have your goods packed by your moving company if you are looking at sending larger consignments to ensure the clearance process can be conducted with a minimum of fuss.
Can I move my pet to New Zealand?
Cats and dogs can be moved fairly easily between New Zealand and Australia. It is recommended to send your pet through a registered pet transportation agent who will be able to contact all the relevant agencies in New Zealand. More information about relocating pets can be found in our moving links section of this website.
What types of items are prohibited?
Herbal remedies, health supplements and homeopathic remedies that include animal or plant products. Dried flower arrangements. Items stuffed with seeds or straw. Items made of bamboo, cane, coconut or straw. All wooden items, drums, carvings, spears and masks. All items made of hair, fur, unprocessed wool, skin, feathers and bone.
Any hunting trophies or stuffed animals. Clothing and footwear used around animals, animal equipment, grooming and veterinary equipment, saddles, bridles and birdcages All outdoor, camping, sports equipment, hiking boots and other sporting footwear which could be contaminated with soil, seeds or water. Any meat, fish and shellfish. Egg products. Any milk, milk powder, butter, cheese and milk based baby foods Dried fruit and vegetables. Noodles and rice. Nuts, seeds, unpopped popcorn, herbs and spices. All seeds for planting including those commercially packaged. Dried mushrooms and fungi All plant material and items made from plants.
Electrical Goods and Compliance
New Zealand appliances are manufactured to operate on 220-240 Volt AC supply which is the same as Australia. You should not expect any compatibility issues with appliances purchased and used in Australia.