What to Expect?


New Zealand is well known for it’s outdoor lifestyle. It’s a main attraction for many. With tourism just becoming the number one industry in New Zealand, there are so many opportunities to get involved in an active role. From ski instructor jobs in Queenstown, to glacier guiding in Franz Josef, we can help you with it all.

The minimum wage in New Zealand is $15.75! That's really high, and a very liveable salary on a full time basis. It's the usual Monday to Friday working week for some here, however, lots of jobs here work on a 7 day roster format which gives you so much flexibility to enjoy this beautiful place.

The motto in New Zealand is 'Work to Live, Not Live to Work'. It's a brilliant attitude to have! There are many jobs that can fit around your life leaving you time to have fun. The main industries in New Zealand are Tourism, Hospitality, Trade, Nursing, Teaching, the Dairy Industry and Technology. Plenty for you to get your teeth stuck into.







What opportunities are there?


The employment rate in New Zealand is on the rise as more and more opportunities open up. Here are some of the types of work that many on a working holiday look to do:

  • Farm and Agriculture work
  • Wwoofing/Work Away (working for your accommodation and board)
  • Work through recruitment agencies
  • Construction and trades
  • Office and Admin jobs
  • Adventure Sports and outdoor work
  • Travel and Tourism jobs (always looking for overseas workers)
  • Seasonal work such as ski jobs or on the lake!

Basically, New Zealand is your oyster - do it all and work your way around the entire place. 

Things can be a bit different here, so included in all our adventures is a New Zealand CV template. We will do as much as we can to help you get a job in NZ, that's why we will offer the chance to take part in a CV workshop, put on by some industry professionals. All in an attempt to give you a one up on the competition! Your CV will be your ticket to your sustainable travel experience throughout your time in New Zealand. 




Work Locations

All locations in NZ are great for work, but have a read to see what might best suit you.

Job Listings

Finding a job always seems to be an overwhelming task. Take a look at what's currently available!

Tax Refund

Working in New Zealand, you might be entitled to a refund on your tax. See if you are eligible!

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