Finding work

If you’re thinking of coming to New Zealand to work for a few years, or maybe even to settle, you’ll need a work or resident visa. To get that – you’re likely to need a job.

How I found work in NZ

To get a visa you'll likely need a job, so finding work is the first step.

Job vacancies haven’t quite regained pre-global crash levels, but they’re at their highest since mid 2008. Unemployment was down to 6.2% by September 2013, well below the OECD overall average of 7.9%. And business confidence is at a 20-year high. Being overseas isn’t a major handicap if you’re looking for work in New Zealand.

In this section you'll find practical information to help you find a job in New Zealand.


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Page last updated: 15/09/2015

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