Here are links to websites that you may find useful if you are looking to try out New Zealand:
They are based in Christchurch but cover issues that are relevant if you are anywhere in New Zealand.
Need help moving to New Zealand?
move2nz has been voted New Zealand's best community site and aims to provide you with support and information that you can't find anywhere else.
It was built by migrants for migrants and includes forums, chat rooms, expert immigration commentary, news and updates.
If you don't mind the business tie-ins and advertising, the website is a great resource and the forums are priceless for anyone thinking of or in the process of moving to NZ.