Though he has never been to New Zealand, Peter Rowsell has wanted to live there for more than 20 years. Will a trial week in Auckland finally persuade his reluctant wife and dau ...
Series in which British families are given a look at life in Australia or New Zealand ahead of a possible move there.
Doctors Jo and Angus spend a trial week in Tauranga on New Zealand's north island. Jo would like her husband to have a more leisurely lifestyle for the sake of their childr ...
After ten years of active military service, Mathew Royle-Evatt feels Australia is the place to settle down with his fiancee. But for Phillipa, the thought of leaving everyone sh ...
Single mum Lisa feels she can provide her ten-year-old daughter Jessica with a better lifestyle in Australia. A childcare centre manager, Lisa needs to know whether the move wou ...
Landlocked Birmingham-born Stephen Parker is a most unlikely surfer dude. But he's long held a dream of living in Australia and riding that perfect wave. However, his Bulga ...
Since meeting, Persephone De Magdalene and Debbie Santa Clara have shared a dream of emigrating. Their main motivation is a better work-life balance. Debbie is a doctor and work ...
Claire and Jason Jones from Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales have decided it is time once and for all to find out if Australia really is the land of their dreams for them and their ...
Lyn Walters has been infatuated with Australia ever since she travelled there as a young girl and now wants to move her family Down Under. But her husband Owen doesn’t sha ...
When Jessica Choux moved to England from France and got married to Matt Parsons, she thought her life would settle down in England. She soon discovered that her fireman husband ...
Roz and Chris Atkins are happily married, despite having very different personalities. Roz wants to throw caution to the wind and follow her wildest dreams while Chris believes ...
Single mum Felicity has dedicated her life to raising her daughter Lucy in the UK. Not that she regrets a minute of it as Lucy now has a wonderful relationship with her father. ...
Uprooting the family goes with the territory when you are in the military, but after 20 years of relocating the Thom family is desperate to settle down in their forever home. Th ...
The Kelly family from Aberdeen love the outdoor life Scotland gives them - weather depending! They now wonder whether New Zealand could offer such a lifestyle all year round. On ...
Young Albie Myburgh is the apple of his parents' eyes. He has a rare genetic disorder, fragile X syndrome, which causes developmental problems that his mum and dad believe ...
From the day and hour they met, Selina had been selling the idea of living in Australia to husband Rob. After a holiday with her family in her teens, she knew it was the land of ...
Growing up, Rebecca Ellis listened to dashing, sea-faring tales at her grandfather's knee of the beauty and excitement of the South Seas and Australia. Captivating the youn ...
The Donlon family from Holmfirth in Yorkshire has reached a crossroads, with dad Tim eagerly looking towards retirement and mum Diana desperate to get back to work. As their chi ...
Zoe Whylie has fought hard to build a life for her family. She wants to give them the lifestyle she never had. She feels her children are growing up too fast in the UK and think ...
Childhood sweethearts Edna and Daniel Siwak met when they were just 12 years old. They married in 2013, had a child of their own and live... exactly where they both grew up, in ...
You've just got married and are deciding where to live. It happens to a lot of us. But what if your other half thought Australia was the best place in the world to settle d ...
The Mrengo family are proud to call Britain their home since settling in Birmingham 18 years ago. Recently they feel they have reached something of a crossroads in their lives. ...
Disillusioned by life in the NHS, nurse and mum Yvonne Samson is more determined than ever to pursue her dream of moving from Scotland to Australia's Sunshine Coast and joi ...
When Erin McGuinness left Australia at the age of ten, she thought it was for good. She settled down in her mum's native Ireland, lost her Aussie accent and started to love ...
The Newton family need to decide where their long-term future lies. For mum Nicola, it's the romance of Australia. But dad Mark is a lot more cautious. On this and many oth ...
Gavin and Aimee Stockley from Hampshire have had a traumatic couple of years that has convinced them it might be time to move Down Under. But they'll be leaving a lot behin ...
The Fearon family from Dagenham, east London, have reached a dilemma that needs to be settled once and for all - to stay in the UK, where they have a happy, settled and prospero ...
It has been her dream for years but recently Lindy MacEwan has made up her mind - it is time once and for all to decide if New Zealand really is the land of opportunity she has ...
Sioned Young feels a move to Australia could bring her closer to her dearly departed mum. Her mum had visited Australia when she was very ill and talked fondly of how special it ...
Sue Evans feels her family is at breaking point - and sees a new start in Australia as the only way out. There is just one problem - most of her family don't agree.\n\nHavi ...
After spending a trial week in Auckland in 2015, Greg Wallen was hoping it would be enough to persuade Jenni to buy into his dream. One year on, have they moved to New Zealand?
Running a village pub sees James work seven days a week. Wife Lisa dreams of a new life in Australia, but can James come to terms with being separated from his daughter for mont ...
Jessie wants her daughter and nephew to enjoy a more active lifestyle, while her partner Kevin has long dreamt of a move to Australia. The family spend a trial week in Adelaide, ...
Paula Jones has struggled to make ends meet since becoming a single parent and is considering making a fresh start with her family in Australia. Paula, her son Luke - who is up ...
Busy jobs are playing havoc with Deborah and Steve Baigent's family life. Desperate for change, the couple have set their sights on a move to Australia - but will life ther ...
Former Olympic diver Ben fell in love with Australia when he competed there in 2006. Almost ten years later, will a trial week in the country persuade his wife Katie to make the ...