Moving to New Zealand

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George Bernard Shaw

Experts in New Zealand removals

New Zealand…with a patchwork of history of Maori, European, Pacific Island and Asian cultures, New Zealand has become a melting-pot population, but one with some uniting features that make it unique in the world.

With regular shipments to all major provinces such as Auckland, Christchurch, Lyttleton, Nelson and Wellington, we will deal with any visa issues that crop up and full insurance on every move means you can rest assured you are safe in our hands.

Talk to us about your removal needs on 0800 4488336
or complete the self assessment form.

Requesting a Quotation

A hassle-free move

Your first step is to call George Bernard Shaw for your FREE NO OBLIGATION quotation give us a call on 0800 4488336 and we will arrange an appointment with our international surveyor to visit you, at a time and day convenient to you. They will calculate the volume of goods to be shipped and note any special requirements you may have.

Your quote will be emailed to you and you will be allocated a co-ordinator who will assist you throughout your move to New Zealand.

Available Services for New Zealand

  •    Full container shipping
  •    Part Load shipping
  •    Groupage shipping (single items)
  •    Crated LCL shipping
  •    Car or Motorbike
  •    Shipping from New Zealand back to the UK

Packing & Consignment Services

International Packing Service

This is the most important part of your shipment, George Bernard Shaw’s expert packers will export wrap all furniture in bubble blanket or crate accordingly. Pack all your small items in specialist wrapping paper into quality cartons. There will be a full inventory and all boxes will be numbered and listed, this will ensure that no items are left at origin.

Arrival of your Consignment in New Zealand

You must be present in order for your consignment to clear customs this usually takes between 10 and 15 days.

We're Here to Help

If you are in the early stages of moving and would rather have a free consultation then call us now on 0800 4488336 to make an appointment and we will be delighted to help.

Container Options

Dedicated Container

If you are moving a full house, then we would suggest a dedicated use container.

Groupage Container Shipment

This service is ideal for those wanting to ship a small consignment and usually takes between 8 to 12 weeks door to door, however this can vary depending on the volume being shipped or custom delays.

Container Sizes

Container Length
Max. capacity
(cubic meters) (mm)
Max. capacity
(cubic feet)
20 ft General 5893 2337 2388 32.9 1161
40 ft General 12014 2337 2388 67 2366
40 ft High Cube 12014 2337 2667 75.8 2648

Guides to Download

Handy PDF Guides

Our helpful PDF guides are available to download now and offer valuable information about different aspects of moving to New Zealand.

Popular Shipping Destinations



New Zealand

South Africa

United States of America

United Arab Emirates

George Bernard Shaw

The North East's Premier Removal Company...Right first time, every time

We provide a full range of removal services including; household residential moves, commercial removals, international shipping, storage and self-storage. With over 40 years’ experience we guarantee a cost effective and  efficient service to all of our clients.


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If you would like to find out more about our full range of home and business removal, storage and relocation services, get in touch to arrange a free, no obligation estimate.