Moving to another country is a big step. At WridgWays, we have the experience and know-how to make your overseas move easy. Our team will work with you to get you packed, moved, and settled into your new home.
We understand that relocating to a new country can be an exciting and emotional time. We can guide and support you through the entire process to make your move from Australia to Christchurch run smoothly.
WridgWays has over 125 years of moving industry experience, so you can trust us and our global network of partners to get you packed and settled in to your new home.
When you move with WridgWays we will treat your belongings with care and respect. With every international move, your service includes:
We have you covered so that your overseas move to Christchurch is complete, with everything from A to Z sorted. Our additional moving services include:
Communication is essential for an easy move, and our team is always friendly and professional.
We look after your property and treat it with the care and respect it needs.
We have over 125 years of experience behind us, and will continue to provide the same excellent service in Australia.
All of your possessions can be covered during a move and you won’t be charged an excess for it.
Our relocation specialists can help you settle into your new suburb. They can book house inspections, interview schools, and provide you with a detailed suburb guide.
Our moving experts use purpose-built packing cartons to protect fragile items from glassware to Plasma TVs.These cartons are designed for short and long-term storage.
Christchurch is a constantly evolving city. Find out more about your new home in New Zealand before you relocate.
If you'd like more information about our international relocation services, get in touch with our team to discuss your requirements.
Since our founding in 1892, WridgWays has been moving household belongings with professionalism and ingenuity. We don't just pick up and deliver your things, we also provide a range of moving services, and ensure that we do our job with class. We've helped Aussies from all over the country move interstate — no matter which state or territory you're in, there's a WridgWays office waiting to help.
The housing market in Christchurch offers some of the most affordable and modern properties in New Zealand. In an aim to attract residents back to the inner city, the rebuild has included the East Frame, a range of townhouses and apartments central to the city.
Life in the city and its surrounding regions is varied, with housing styles including suburban homes, rural living and lifestyle blocks, apartments, flats, and townhouses.
The average price for a 3-4 bedroom house in Christchurch was $450 per week in January 2019. In popular suburbs, the price will be higher. The rental price is also a good indicator of a property's condition.
Christchurch has a strong economy. The rebuild has allowed many developments and infrastructure projects to be fast-tracked, providing the opportunity for a range of sectors and industries to thrive. The top five business sectors in 2018 were:
There are many jobs available, so options to grow your career or make a fresh start are ample.
Many buildings in the central city were damaged and demolished as a result of the 2011 earthquake. The road to recovery has been long, and there is still much to do.
The city adopted the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan to drive the rebuild of the city centre. This ambitious plan has provided the opportunity to build a modern and creative urban city and environment, with new precincts, community spaces, public buildings, and residential options.
It is a constantly evolving city, with new places to visit and explore, and a strong focus on its people.
The Australian Government has announced that it will be prioritising 17 occupations that fill a critical skills shortage.
It takes a lot of organising to move to another country. You have to pack up all your belongings and make sure your paperwork is all up-to-date. Read more here.