Useful information and practical life on site New Zealand
New Zealand is ahead from 11 a.m. at the end of March / beginning of April and in October, 10 a.m. from April to September or 12 p.m. from November to March in France. The country observes summer time (+ 1h) from the end of October to the beginning of March.
Electric voltage: 230 volts, 50 hertz, as in Europe. You will need an adapter, as the sockets are three flat prongs. You can find it for a few dollars in airports and electronics stores.
- The hours of office are ge stores often open for half an hour longer (until Les Les supermarket banks are open Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 9 a.m. to 17 p.m., some open for a few hours on Saturdays.
The official language is of courseEnglish, But also Maori.
English is borrowed from a particular accent, from some specifically local neologisms and words, often taken from the Maori vocabulary (like ta, used for thank you). In urban areas, one in five speaks a second language in addition to English (Maori, Samoan ...).
Beware of a specificity inherited from the Maori: wh = f. We pronounce "Fangarei" for Whangarei.
Don't ask for the post office, but for the post shop… Nothing special to report, except that mail to Europe usually takes a good week. To save a few days, use the Fast Post service, which is a little more expensive.
- From France to New Zealand From New Zealand From New Zealand to other foreign countries: Belgium: 32; Switzerland: 41; Canada 1.
Finally, some opéZévous!
La Nouvelle-Zémarine appears), navigation may seem a bit slow compared to our Western surfing habits.