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Where to find a job on your Working Holiday IN NEW ZEALAND?



New Zealand is located east of Australia and comprises of 2 main islands and numerous smaller ones. The country is truly a melting pot of cultures, sights, people and experiences, and working holidays in New Zealand are exceptionally enjoyable due to the large number of activities on offer. There is an abundance of different types of work available in New Zealand and job opportunities are plentiful for anyone who is eager to combine a holiday with gainful employment.

In New Zealand working at ski resorts or on ski courses are some of the most popular seasonal jobs and the easy access to the slopes is an added advantage for those who love Winter sports. There are plenty of jobs available for those with skiing, snowboarding and resort operations experience, and for those who are new to the industry there are also opportunities for assistant positions.

Farm work is also available in abundance in New Zealand and fruit picking, animal control, vegetable harvesting and other maintenance positions are readily on offer. For those looking to better their English or work with children, au pairing or assistant teaching positions are the ideal choice and these jobs can be taken as full or part time positions. A visit to New Zealand provides plenty of opportunities to earn money and gain international experience, whilst enjoying everything else the country has to offer. Some popular activities that can be enjoyed during your stay include:

Exploring the outdoors


Being an island destination, New Zealand has some of the world’s most breath-taking natural features and outdoor attractions. The Bay of Islands has 144 islands that can be explored, Milford Sound is located in one of the most spectacularly beautiful National Parks and the Tongariro National Park and Abel Tasman National Park are unmissable. Swim with whales and dolphins, explore glaciers, thermal hot springs, active volcanoes and untamed forests and experience the aridness of the massive desert plains.

Working-Holiday-job-New-ZealandDiscovering the Nightlife

New Zealand has a vibrant nightlife and most large clubs are found in Auckland and Dunedin. Upmarket nightclubs and pubs are scattered around the city and there are 5 casinos in New Zealand that also offer premium entertainment.

Depending on one’s lifestyle there are clubs that cater for almost all music tastes and energy levels and if playing mobile casino games whilst relaxing is more your style then one of the many restaurants will easily accommodate you. Almost every island has a thriving nightlife which definitely makes a working holiday more interesting.



Enjoying sports and recreation

New Zealand offers a great variety of leisure sports such as skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, hiking, rafting and swimming. Skiing in winter in New Zealand is a favourite sport for many and the ski season runs from June to October. For adrenalin junkies bungee jumping and sky diving is an exceptionally popular pastime and there are several different facilities that offer these activities. New Zealanders adore rugby and watching the All Blacks perform the Haka at the start of any match is a guaranteed thrill, as is watching the national cricket team.


There is so much to see in New Zealand and a working holiday will let you enjoy much of the beauty the country has on offer whilst earning money and gaining valuable work experience.

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