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Working holidays in New Zealand

Why work in New Zealand?

NZ is one of the world’s top tourist destinations because of its amazing landscape and range of world class activities. Here is a chance for you to experience NZ and earn your travelling money while doing so. Who knows you may like it here so much that you may decide to live here, lots of working holiday people have!

Here to help

We will assist you so that getting started in NZ is easy, so you can enjoy your stay here and earn money at the same time. We will find you work with reliable and friendly kiwi employers who have excellent reputations in their industry.

We can organise everything

We can organise everything for you, or simply just work for you, depending on what you require from us to do for you. For example, Gain you work, pick you up from the airport, organise accommodation for you, gain an IRD number for you (essential for work), open a bank account for you, get a cell phone sim card for you, arrange a vehicle purchase for you, organise tourist activities for you. Simply email or phone us and we can organise anything you like.

Working holiday scheme

New Zealand has agreements with 34 countries for people to work and play. The New Zealand Working Holiday Scheme (WHS) offers work permits or work visas in New Zealand for up to 12 months (or 23 months for UK), and to work for up to three months for any one employer.

You can apply for a WHS permit if you meet NZ criteria:

  • You are between 18 and 31 years old, some countries allow up to 35 year olds.
  • You are not bringing children with you.
  • You haven't done this before.
  • You have sufficient funds, so if anything happens you can get a return flight home.

New Zealand offers a lot of different jobs

Throughout the year we are constantly looking for workers. International employees fill up a huge percentage of employment in NZ Depending on the season and the region you choose to work in, you could:

  • harvest fruit, apples or wine grapes
  • pack and sort fruit
  • prune fruit trees and grape vines
  • maintain crops and various other vineyard jobs
  • be involved in summer horticultural work

No experience is needed

All training is provided before you commence work, on-the-job. There is a wide range of positions available for skilled and unskilled people. All you need to be is enthusiastic about new experiences.

Trade employment

There is also a large amount of trade employment, skilled and unskilled, such as:

  • Building
  • Painting
  • Labouring
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical services.

If you have the skills, use them. For these trade jobs, a C.V will be required.

Finding you a job

We are specialists at matching your skills and work preferences to the jobs available in the region of your choice. We know when and where work is available, plus we have a large network of employer contacts.

Getting you started

  • Help with immigration
  • Need assistance with immigration, we can help you
  • process Working Holiday Scheme (WHS) extensions
  • advise if there are any Supplementary Seasonal Employer (SSE) positions available and process SSE work permits
  • process Variations of Conditions (VOC's)
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  • Beautiful scenery
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