Six Months Since Kaikoura Earthquake and Businesses are Desperate for Visitors. Never Fear, Compass is on the Way – Updated

It has been six months since the Kaikoura earthquake but businesses are a long way from recovering in the remote South Island township, and tourism operators are worried because they say that holidaymakers have yet to return. Some Kaikoura businesses are said to be ‘within 6-8 weeks of collapse‘ due to dwindling visitor numbers, according…

Migrant Tales – Back in the UK for 3 weeks now

Welcome to our Migrant Tales series – first hand accounts of the migrant experience of New Zealand. Today’s tale was recently published on a British expat forum and is proof that there is life after New Zealand. And it is good. The biggest difference found so far is “the cost of almost everything, everything is…