working in New Zealand

New Zealand is consistently voted as one of the top 10 best countries to live in every year, so it's no surprise that it is not only one of the most sought after holiday destinations, but also a highly coveted place to live and work in.

Whether you're looking for a complete change of scenery to live and work in New Zealand's native bush, or perhaps just wanting to take advantage of its beautiful sea-side city areas, New Zealand offers a great lifestyle and employment opportunities. Living and working in New Zealand provides you with the opportunity to pursue cultural entertainment, recreation & leisure activities, as well an overall brilliant quality of life.

New Zealand has a world class reputation for its economic growth and is home to many global organisations. While they vary year to year, consistently the top industries to work for within New Zealand are information technology, finance, accounting, industrial, and construction & engineering.


 

  moving to New Zealand    To work in New Zealand, you must first apply for a valid New Zealand visa with work rights. A range of temporary and permanent skilled visas are available, however the Kiwi Government has strict laws regarding employment of non-citizens and penalties for breaking the law so it is important to find out the necessary visa and eligibility requirements before you begin searching for work in New Zealand. Visit the Immigration New Zealand website for more information.



  working in New Zealand
   Once you have been successful in your application for the necessary visa requirements to work in New Zealand, the next step is to start searching and applying for roles within your chosen New Zealand city. You can do this in two ways:

1. register on our website 
2. apply for jobs that meet your criteria for and you have work rights for




  applying for jobs
  Read our Career Advice Blog for tips on how to land a job in New Zealand. Including how to customise your CV, how to win at Skype interviews and 5 essential skills you need in the workplace of the future
  living in New Zealand
 
  • obtain an IRD number and other international taxation enquiries, visit the Inland Revenue website
  • how to find an apartment or house to live in across New Zealand, there are a number of websites you can visit, including TradeMe, Gum Tree, Realestate.co.nz
  • how to study in New Zealand, visit this website


Randstad can make working in New Zealand a reality by providing you with exciting, rewarding career opportunities in some of the best cities in the world. We are always on the look-out for skilled professionals wanting to experience the fantastic lifestyle on offer in this part of the world. 

Visit the FAQ page for employer-sponsored visas on the Immigration New Zealand's website for an up to date list of all eligibility requirements.