Removals to New Zealand

If you are planning on moving to New Zealand, we have the expertise and knowledge to ensure your move is as stress-free as possible. Wherever you are moving to in New Zealand; Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, or anywhere else, Britannia Goodwins can take you there.

Your removal is only part of your move to New Zealand, so we have a bit of information to help you along the way, including New Zealand visas and getting settled in New Zealand.

Customs Clearance - It normally takes about 10 to 15 days for customs clearance and delivery. This can, of course, be impacted or changed by government policy, the inspection of goods, etc.

Packing & Delivery - Our specially trained removal men will pack and wrap your items to ensure that they are transported safely to your final destination.

Additional removal services – Should you require additional removal services when moving to New Zealand, we are authorised to provide comprehensive insurance, in addition to being able to arrange international storage or pet transport.

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Prohibitions and Restrictions

In general it is in your interest not to import the following items:

  • Firearms & ammunition
  • Inflammable goods & substances
  • Plants & plant material
  • Foodstuffs, perishables or otherwise
  • Narcotics and dangerous goods
  • Offensive materials
  • Alcohol & Tobacco
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Moving your household goods to New Zealand

Your household goods can usually be imported duty free into New Zealand if you've owned them for at least 12 months prior to being imported. An inventory is required to move your belongings, and we'll provide you with the correct customs forms to be completed prior to export. Don't forget - you'll also need to have a valid visa or passport which entitles you to residence in New Zealand.

Moving to New Zealand

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New Zealand removal transit times

Groupage or shared load consignments usually take eight to 14 weeks door-to-door. This can vary depending on volumes being shipped, customs or immigration delays and weather conditions. Containers for sole use usually take six to eight weeks port-to-port, with weekly service to all major ports in New Zealand.

Moving your pets to New Zealand

We can recommend a specialised shipper of animals to assist you in sending your family pets to your new home in New Zealand. They will coordinate all documentation and necessary veterinary procedures, to help your pet have a reduced-stress experience in moving abroad.

Find out more about moving abroad with pets.

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Removal quote appointment booking service

Britannia Goodwins Removals & Storage can help your overseas move go smoothly. Contact us for a free, no obligation quote, or by calling 01785 251161 and speaking with one of our Stafford and Cheshire removals specialists.

How are our appointments carried out

In the current times you might prefer that we don't visit your house in person to carry out a survey. This is fully understandable and we can just as easily undertake the survey by video call, using whatever method you're comfortable with, usually FaceTime or WhatsApp.

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Look forward to your team moving us again in the next couple of weeks

We were delighted with the move this week and look forward to your team moving us again in the next couple of weeks all being well… Please congratulate your entire team who helped us this week. They were all extremely considerate and consummately professional throughout.

With our very best regards

Pat Davies

Heard of your good reputation

Good helpful and friendly. Keep up the good work as it is at the moment.

Why did you use us? Heard of your good reputation.

Comments regarding your initial enquiry - Very patient and understanding

Neil Mars

Very professional

The guys were excellent. Very professional, polite and hardworking.

Sarah McDermott,

All items professionally packed and removed

All items professionally packed and removed. Everything went smoothly. We didn't have to lift anything. Thank you to the removal men.

Why did you use us? Good reputation and reviews

Comments regarding your initial enquiry - Dealt with promptly and efficiently

Jayne Brown

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