New to New Zealand

Get tips on how to find work if you are new to New Zealand.

Researching job opportunities

There are several different ways you can research job opportunities in New Zealand. If you are outside of New Zealand, you can get an idea of what opportunities are like by visiting job vacancy websites.

What to think about before you move

How you can check if your skills will help you find work in New Zealand.

Using your qualifications and skills in NZ

For some jobs, your qualifications and experience will be useful wherever you work in the world because the job is the same. For other jobs your experience might not be enough, because the job could be different in New Zealand.

A step-by-step guide to finding a job in NZ

How you look for work in New Zealand may be quite different from what you are used to. This guide will help you through the process of looking for work and applying for jobs.

Tips for creating a NZ-style CV

You may already have a CV, but its style, length and content may be quite different from CVs in New Zealand. These tips will help you write your CV in a style that New Zealand employers prefer.

Job interviews in New Zealand

Going for an interview in New Zealand might differ a little or a lot from interviews in your home country. Following the advice below should help you to prepare.

Organisations that help migrants in New Zealand

Need help with your plans to move to New Zealand, or need information now that you've arrived? Check out the pages below to see how Careers New Zealand and other organisations can help you.

Updated 1 Jun 2018