Chapter 1


100% Pure Rip-Off

Two Years On and It’s Still Crap

Like Podlings Sucked Dry

Why are People Leaving NZ?

Why are You Leaving NZ?

Time to Leave – Can’t Find Work

Married to a Kiwi in God’s Waiting Room

Immigration Woes

Leaving New Zealand

UK Qualifications not Recognised

What We Wished We’d Known

Making Ends Meet


A British Canadian’s Perspective

Houses are Overpriced Crap

Economic Suicide

Impossible Job Market