Getting a job in New Zealand can be a challenging experience for the unprepared or uninitiated. The more experience and qualifications you have to offer, the better your chances will be in securing a position. This information has been gathered to provide an understanding of the employee/employer relationship and employment conditions available to residents and citizens of New Zealand.

Job Searching
There are many resources available when seeking NZ employment from adverts in national newspapers through to vacancies advertised in official newsletters and Websites for teaching, university and polytechnic vacancies. New Zealand recruitment agencies can also help as well as providing guidelines on CV/Resume presentation.

Job Sites
We have provided links to what we believe are New Zealand’s leading job, career and employment Websites to make it easy for you to search for the best NZ job vacancies.

Employment Conditions
New Zealand provides good working environments for both government and private sectors. This section provides information on NZ rates of pay, tax employment agreements and your rights and responsibilities as an employee in New Zealand.

Major NZ Industries
Different regions and climates in New Zealand result in certain types of industry employment being more prevalent in specified regions. Find out which regions may be able to offer you better employment opportunities.