Wine growing and associated activities are a significant feature of the Marlborough economy.
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Marlborough is a small export-focused economy producing a range of primary and manufactured products. However activity is diversifying and agriculture, aquaculture, forestry and fishing along with aviation and business services are increasingly important.
The region contributes 1 per cent of national GDP, provides 1.3 per cent of national employment and is home to 1 per cent of New Zealand’s population
Job Listings in the Marlborough region
Trade Me Jobs - lists a large number of jobs in Marlborough.
Seek - New Zealand's largest general job website.
Workhere - specifically designed to connect offshore skilled workers and Kiwi expats with New Zealand employers.
Work and Income - jobs available in Marlborough for Job Seekers.
Careers New Zealand - lists recruitment companies in New Zealand.
Most local newspapers publish jobs available in the area in the Situations Vacant column.
Job search help
Careers NZ - offers a free service to assist with your job search and can prepare you for employment in the local labour market.
Work and Income New Zealand (WINZ) - a government department helping to find employment for residents or those with a valid work permit.
New Kiwis - provides a programme linking New Zealand employers with skilled migrants living in New Zealand, or who are in the process of emigrating.
Business networking organisations
Smart Business Marlborough - the economic development agency for the Marlborough District Council.
Marlborough Chamber of Commerce - supports local businesses by offering advice, consultancy, training and networking opportunities.
Venus Network- a business network for women
Volunteering is a great way to gain work experience, meet new people, learn about your community, and improve your English skills.
Volunteering Marlborough matches volunteers looking for volunteering roles with organisations looking for specific skills, and offers free to low-cost training for volunteers.