The Best Place to Live in New Zealand

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Since moving to New Zealand, I’ve lived in four very different places:

1)Waiuku, a sleepy town south of Auckland,

Waiuku

2)Tauranga, a peaceful city in the Bay of Plenty,

Mount Beach

3)Auckland Central, the busiest part of New Zealand’s busiest city, and

Auckland Rangitoto

4)Hamilton, a city that’s mocked by the rest of the country, but actually has a lot going for it.

HamiltonChristmasTree

I’ve also experienced life out at Bethells Beach, as that’s where my partner’s from. He’d tell you it’s the best place to live in the country hands down, but I’m not so sure. Yes, it’s close to a very beautiful beach and boasts magnificent valley views, but it has its disadvantages too.

The mysterious West Coast (Bethells Beach)

So what is the best place to live in New Zealand? Obviously, I can only speak from my own experience, but someone somewhere might find this useful. I’m going to attempt…

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2 thoughts on “The Best Place to Live in New Zealand

  1. I really enjoyed reading your post! It was very informative. My boyfriend and I visited New Zealand for the 1st time in September. We have thought about possibly settling down there in the future. We mainly stayed in Auckland, but were not very impressed with it. I think it was because we were not there long enough to experience everything. Also the place we stayed was very expensive.
    We are thinking to return in the future and would like to visit the South Island.

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