New Zealand is gradually becoming a vibrant multicultural country, led by key urban centres like Auckland and Wellington, so it’s no longer unusual to meet people and experience situations that are unfamiliar to you. It’s important to understand cultures other than your own and how to manage these situations, not only for your own personal development, but to grow your employability as well.
When you learn about different cultures, you’re building respect and empathy for the people around you.
We welcome all religions and support the right for people to have their own beliefs and value systems. Over the past few decades, we have become an increasingly multicultural society.
Generally, Kiwis are great travellers and we understand that adjusting to somewhere new can be different.
Here are some simple tips for you to remember when encountering a different culture in New Zealand: