Working while studying & after you graduate

Your time in New Zealand on a student visa must be mainly for study. You may be allowed to work part-time but there are rules you need to know. If you wish to stay in New Zealand and work after you have finished you graduate, you will need the right visa to do so.

Working on a student visa

Working on a student visa

Understand if you can work while studying in New Zealand.

Staying to work after study

Staying to work after study

Find out about the options for staying in New Zealand to work after you complete your studies.

Your employment rights

Your employment rights

Understand the laws that help keep workplaces fair, and know your responsibilities and rights at work.

Finding and applying for jobs

Finding and applying for jobs

Job websites to help you prepare a winning CV and cover letter.

Wages and pay

Wages and pay

Find out everything you should know about pay rates, tax and other deductions from your pay.

Holidays and leave

Holidays and leave

Understand your entitlement to annual holidays, holiday pay, public holidays and other types of leave.

Types of employment arrangements

Types of employment arrangements

Check out the different types of employment arrangement you may encounter while working in New Zealand.

Workplace health, safety & communication

Workplace health, safety & communication

Find out about New Zealand standards for safe working environments.