Moving from NZ to Australia?

The team at World Moving & Storage wants your move across the ditch to be stress-free. Remember to complete the following tasks before you make your way to Australia:

  • Your passport, residency documents and the appropriate visa must be up to date.
  • Personal effects less than one year old will be subject to duties and fees. Individuals must provide itemised list of these effects. Effects older than one year will be duty free.
  • Inheritance or decreased estate will require a death certificate, will or letter from the executor.
  • Discard of any food, as it can’t be shipped to Australia.
  • Duties and fees will apply for bringing in alcoholic beverages.  
  • Prescription medicines must be accompanied by a doctor’s prescription.
  • Firearms need approval before they are shipped.
  • Domestic pets can be relocated if they have appropriate health certificates and vaccinations.
  • Motor vehicles can be shipped as long as they comply with Australian regulations. The vehicle must have been owned and used for at least one year.

For more information on customs and visa requirements, visit our Resource Hub.

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Professional Packing Service

We provide high-quality packing materials specifically designed to ship fragile and valuable items overseas. Speak to the team at World Moving & Storage about custom crating for antiques, bicycles, books, wine, fine art and clothing. We will walk you through the process of packing, shipping and claiming these items as you cross the border to Australia.

We have developed an inventory management system to ensure that your valuable are given the best care for your move to Australia. Reach out to us at any point during your move to see where your items are located and when they will arrive at your new Australian home.


Experienced, Trained and Reliable Team

World Moving & Storage has decades of international packing, moving and storage experience. Our staff is 100% Kiwi owned and operated and put our staff through a strict vetting process. We consistently provide high-quality training and equipment to promote growth in our roles. Each person on the World Moving team is a friendly, professional mover with a passion for customer service.

Our vision is also “to continually learn and strive to be the most reputable business and employer in our industry, whilst creating financial sustainability and opportunity for our shareholders and employees.”

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