This is a master list of New Zealand related websites that will help those interested in migrating to NZ find useful information to help you make informed decisions for just about every aspect of your life.

[b:ec4b677ab9][size=18:ec4b677ab9]Banking, Financial & Investment: [/size:ec4b677ab9][/b:ec4b677ab9]
Special Note: New Zealand Banks do not have any type of deposit insurance so please research your bank carefully before choosing

www.asbbank.co.nz/story501.asp
http://www.asbbank.co.nz/FastNetNews...e_Brochure.pdf Guide to ASB fees.
www.hifx.co.uk/ Currency transfers
www.interest.co.nz/
http://www.kiwibank.co.nz/products/m...g_open_acc.stm Open an account online.
www.migrantbanking.co.uk/ Open a bank account from the UK
www.moneycorp.com currency transfer site
http://www.nationalbank.co.nz/person.../residents.htm http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/f...elve_month.stm Currency exchange rate
www.raboplus.co.nz - Investment bank. Savings accounts in excess of 7% with a minimum balance of $1.
www.rbnz.govt.nz/nzbanks/0091622.html List of registered NZ banks
www.schools.co.nz/Sharebrokers/Sharebrokers.htm (sharebrokers aka stockbrokers)
www.tsb.co.nz TSB (Taranaki Savings Bank) - Only bank that doesn't charge fees (if you have $5,000 or more in your account).
www.tranzfers.com/howitworks.html Money transfer site.
www.westpac.co.nz/olcontent/ Online facility to open an account.
www.xe.com/ucc/ Currency converter.

[size=18:ec4b677ab9][b:ec4b677ab9]Campsites [/b:ec4b677ab9][/size:ec4b677ab9]
http://www.doc.govt.nz/Explore/003~H...-Campsites.pdf - you?ll need the zoom-in facility to read this.
www.nzcamping.co.nz
www.southbrightonmotorcamp.co.nz/ Campervan site. South Island.
www.top10.co.nz List of holiday parks all over NZ.
http://www.tourism.net.nz/accommodat...holiday-parks/
http://www.tourism.net.nz/region/-ne...s/jumpto/17680

[size=18:ec4b677ab9][b:ec4b677ab9]Car dealers[/b:ec4b677ab9][/size:ec4b677ab9] - (only a small sample)
[i:ec4b677ab9]General[/i:ec4b677ab9]
www.autotrader.co.nz/ Nationwide.
www.ltsa.govt.nz/roadcode/ Brush up on the NZ Highway Code.
www.ltsa.govt.nz/factsheets/56.html Fact sheet for immigrants wanting to drive in NZ.
www.plates.co.nz/ Order your personalised number plates.
www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Motors/Cars.aspx Cars for sale online.

[i:ec4b677ab9]Auckland based ? new and used vehicles[/i:ec4b677ab9]
www.archibaldandshorter.com/ Landrovers, Jaguar, Volvo, Subaru
www.autoseek.co.nz/frame.htm
www.bunce.co.nz/ Chevrolet specialists
www.lifestylevehicles.co.nz/home.asp 4WDs
www.megamotors.co.nz/ 4WDs, people carriers etc.
www.nznew.co.nz/
www.perrys.co.nz/ Nissan, Suzuki
www.renaultgalerie.co.nz/ Renault
www.roverland.co.nz/ Rover

[i:ec4b677ab9]Wellington based [/i:ec4b677ab9]
www.capitalcityford.co.nz/ Ford
www.citynissan.co.nz/ Nissan
www.contcars.co.nz/ Mercedes-Benz, Saab, Alfa Romeo, Fiat
www.euromarque.co.nz/ Alfa Romeo, Fiat
www.king.toyota.co.nz/ Toyota
www.life-style.co.nz/ Motorhomes and conversions
www.megamotors.co.nz/ 4WDs and people carriers
www.nznew.co.nz/ Various
www.supremeclassic.com/ Peugeot, Kia, Renault
www.teameuropean.co.nz/ Audi, Porsche

[i:ec4b677ab9]Car Rentals[/i:ec4b677ab9]
[i:ec4b677ab9]Auckland [/i:ec4b677ab9](but some are also nationwide)
www.avis.co.nz/ www.ezirentcarhire.co.nz/
www.nationwiderentalcars.co.nz/ .
www.newzealand4wdhire.co.nz/ 4WD from Auckland, Christchurch or Queenstown airports
www.renaulteurodrive.co.nz/
www.rentadent.co.nz/aucklandairport Also do minibuses and 4WDs
www.yellow.co.nz/site/123easydriverentalcars/

[i:ec4b677ab9]Wellington[/i:ec4b677ab9]
www.acerentalcars.co.nz/
www.carrentalcentre.co.nz/
www.gorentals.co.nz/
www.lowcost.co.nz/
www.nationwiderentalcars.co.nz/ All types of vehicle for rent incl. motorhomes.
www.qualityrental.co.nz/
www.thrifty.co.nz/
www.yellow.co.nz/site/acheaperrentalcarcompany/

[i:ec4b677ab9]Motorhomes/Campervans/Caravans - to rent or to buy[/i:ec4b677ab9]
http://www.backpackercampervans.com/...Selection.aspx
www.breakawaynz.com/
www.britz.co.nz
www.busstop.net.nz/ Buses converted to motorhomes.
www.caravandeals.co.nz/
www.freedomcampers.co.nz
www.keacampers.com/
www.life-style.co.nz/
www.maui-rentals.com
http://www.newzealand.com/travel/hom...ination-nz.cfm
www.nzroadtrip.com/ Motorhome/campervan hire along with trip suggestions.
www.pacifichorizon.co.nz
www.walkaboutrentals.co.nz
www.yellow.co.nz/site/award/

Cultures of New Zealand
Maori and kiwi language sites
http://academickids.com/encyclopedia...w_zealand.html Learn about the history and overview of NZ.
http://arabiatimes.tripod.com/maori.htm Learn Maori with sounds
www.eske-style.co.nz/dic/dict.asp Maori dictionary also containing explanation of place names.
www.hayleywestenra.com/westenra-music-video.htm Turn your sound on and scroll down to the heading ?Pure?, first song ?Pokarekare Ana? which is a snippet of the