• WE’VE always looked at New Zealand like our daggy younger brother, but it turns out the country has a few things to teach us.

Not only are Australians migrating across the ditch in droves, but we’re losing some of our best talent to the booming creative and tech industry hub of Wellington.

In the three years to 2015, the number of Australians moving to the NZ capital spiked by 86 per cent, and the flow of expats last year reversed direction for the first time in more than two decades.



Wellington is luring some of Australia’s brightest talent with its tech and creative industries.