The attraction of New Zealand is a powerful thing, and talking to overseas candidates on a daily basis, they see this too.
Although you might not get the extravagant salaries and rich history, the opportunity for a safe environment, supportive health system, education, and hours within a coast is a big draw card.
I think this can be overlooked by our own who can take this country for granted. Don't take New Zealand for granted, people are lining up to live here!
"New Zealand has ranked first in the Prosperity Index for six of the last ten years. Bar a small prosperity drop as a result of the 2008 global financial crisis and the immediate impact of the Canterbury Earthquakes, New Zealand's prosperity has been on an upward trend, particularly since 2012," the institute said.