Knowledge base articles

Can I work in New Zealand while holding a visitor visa?

Generally, the holder of a visitor visa must obtain a work visa in order to work in New Zealand. 

For more information on obtaining a work visa, refer to the question 'How can I get a work visa?'

How can I get a work visa?

If you wish to do voluntary work while holding a temporary visa, you should read the information in the relevant article.

Can I do unpaid work while visiting New Zealand?

Can I do unpaid work while studying in New Zealand?

Can I do unpaid work while working in New Zealand?