Working in New Zealand

Find out about the qualifications, work experience, skill level or registration you need for a work visa, your rights as a migrant worker, how to start a business, and what employers need to do to hire entertainment industry staff.

Getting a job Qualifications for work Skilled work Starting a business: Entrepreneur Work Visa Work rights How long can you work in New Zealand for How long you can stay on an AEWV Applying for your AEWV balance Pay rates for existing Essential Skills Work Visas Qualifications eligible for a Post Study Work Visa Employing overseas entertainers List of ANZSCO occupations treated as an exception Open work visa for former PSWV holders Check if an employer is accredited Wage rate requirements for visas