To help you find work in New Zealand – either in advance or on your arrival – we have put together a list of websites. Most of the sites on this list are free to use, and they will provide you with more information to help you plan your holiday, find work, get around the country, and enjoy your time in New Zealand.
The links on this page have been provided for your information and convenience, and do not imply an endorsement by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment or Immigration New Zealand of the companies listed.
www.backpackerboard.co.nz – Plan and discuss your trip, look up activities and advice, and learn about the requirements for a working holiday.
www.bunac.org – This international organisation offers working holidays for young people and students and provides support and advice throughout the holiday.
www.stayatbase.com – Base Backpackers lets you book a bed or get information on travel and work.
www.workingholidaystarter.com – Working Holiday Starter is a comprehensive site to help you plan your New Zealand working holiday. They also offer a specially designed Starter Pack for those that need a little extra help.
www.worknewzealand.org.nz – IEP (International Exchange Programs) is a non-profit organisation specialising in bringing working holidaymakers to New Zealand and assisting them with their travel and working needs.
www.fourcorners.co.nz/new-zealand/working-holidays – Information on travel and visa requirements, including tips on working with your employer during the process.
www.jasons.com – Travel, accommodation and activity information for the South Pacific.
www.internships.co.nz – Offers internships to students and young professionals in companies throughout New Zealand.
www.anyworkanywhere.com – Information on working holidays in New Zealand.
www.aupairlink.co.nz Work with children, earn money and travel as an Au Pair in the most beautiful country in the world!
www.job.co.nz – This portal lists jobs in all areas, with legal and job hunting advice.
www.jobcafe.co.nz – Search by location or industry.
www.jobstuff.co.nz – Search jobs by region, industry or agency.
www.jobzone.co.nz – Jobs of all kinds, including casual and holiday work.
www.newkiwis.co.nz – Is a service for new workers and residents in New Zealand. You can register as a jobseeker, put your CV/resume online or book a free ‘Kiwi Career Success’ course to learn about what New Zealand employers look for and how to write a kiwi style CV.
www.nzrecruitme.co.nz – Is a service for people who are outside New Zealand. You can register as a jobseeker and put your CV/resume online for New Zealand Employers to browse.
www.seek.co.nz – Search for jobs or browse through categories.
www.workingin-newzealand.com – Apply for jobs, learn about visas, find New Zealand real estate, transfer funds, find a shipping company, and more!
www.fres.co.nz – Farm Relief Employment Services specialises in matching workers to dairy farming positions.
www.canstaff.co.nz – Canstaff are recruitment specialists on New Zealand's South Island.
www.taylorcorp.co.nz – Taylorcorp offers seasonal work thinning, picking and packing apples from December to July, with a limited amount of accommodation available.
www.satara.co.nz – Satara is New Zealand's leading kiwifruit and avocado co-operative and is committed to maximising orchard gate return for our grower shareholders.
www.picknz.co.nz – PickNZ helps you find horticultural jobs in the major growing regions of New Zealand
www.pickapicker.co.nz – Pick-A-Picker is a New Zealand based company providing an effective link between seasonal workers and New Zealand’s fruit industry.
www.jobscentral.co.nz – Seasonal Solutions provides advice and opportunities on the full process of finding work in Central Otago.
www.seasonalwork.co.nz – A hub with thousands of jobs listed and links to adventure tourism, harvest trails and English courses.
www.seasonaljobs.co.nz – SeasonalJobs.co.nz is a service that was designed specifically for the New Zealand seasonal employment market.
www.winejobsonline.com – This wine industry site allows both job seekers and employers to make contact over a wide range or jobs, including vineyard work.
www.wwoof.co.nz – Willing Workers on Organic Farms allows members to work on the hundreds of participating farms through New Zealand.
www.nzkgi.org.nz/seasonal-labour – NZ Kiwifruit Growers Inc offers information and fruitpicking jobs in the Bay of Plenty region.
www.coolstore.co.nz – Offers seasonal work opportunities for fruitpickers.
www.workinnz.co.nz – Mr Apple NZ Ltd have jobs and accommodation for fruitpickers.
www.eastpack.co.nz – Offers seasonal work opportunities. Post harvest kiwifruit operator with 3 sites in Bay of Plenty - Te Puke, Edgecumbe and Opotiki.
www.careers.turnersandgrowers.com - Offers seasonal work opportunities in Kerikeri, Auckland, Hawke’s Bay, Nelson and Motueka. Variety of roles and dependent on the season.
www.hhes.co.nz – Post your resume and search for jobs. Work throughout the hospitality industry, including temporary positions.
www.hospo.com – An international hospitality recruitment network. Jobs at all levels.
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