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Work in New Zealand

Work in New Zealand


Want to earn money as you travel? Maybe you fancy working on a sheep farm, getting involved with adventure tourism, or you may prefer the pace of city life with an office job…there’s a great variety of work in this laid back country! We've got the low down on everything you'll need including those all important visa requirements and how to get the ball rolling with finding a job.


New Zealand

Working Holiday Visa

From £17512-23 months

Channel your inner adventurer with a New Zealand working holiday Visa! Let us help you secure a visa where you can live and work there for up to 12 months, or even up to 23 months if you have a UK passport.

Spend time working amongst some of the most scenic landscapes with a range of short term jobs to help you fund your Kiwi adventure. You can purchase your New Zealand Working Holiday Visa with the full support of STA Travel's Visa Service for £175.

Stress free starter packs

Perfect for anyone wanting to get a head start on getting settled in NZ, our starter packs offer support every step of the way. Our Work & Travel starter packs can get you off to an effortless start in New Zealand’s major hubs and include accommodation and 12 months access to Job Search New Zealand for CV help, one to one advice from a recruitment specialist, online access to jobs and more.
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Work & Travel Starter Packs
Get your New Zealand working holiday off to the right start with one of our Work and Travel Starter Packs. Choose from a 3, 4 or 7 night package in either Auckland, Christchurch or Queenstown. Packages include:

- Airport transfer to the hostel
- 3, 4 or 7 nights in hostel
- Free Wi-Fi for length of stay
- 12 months’ membership to Job Search NZ
- Help setting up a bank account
- Help registering for a tax file number
- An NZ SIM card

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The Full Monty Work & Travel Starter Pack
Get all the help you'll need to get your working holiday started, plus loads of fun extras! Get 7 nights accommodation and the usual Starter Pack help as well as day trips and social events for fun away from the job hunt! Available in Auckland only.

- Waiheke Island Tour including ferry ticket and guided bus tour
- Maori cultural experience at Auckland Museum including the Haka
- Famous Base Pub Crawl
- Sky Tower entrance ticket with 360 views of Auckland

10% off the Full Monty Work & Travel Starter Packs in Auckland*
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This is THE working holiday package offering you unparalleled support at every stage. You'll be assisted with every step of the process before arriving in New Zealand and during your stay too.You can also book onto BUNAC’s exclusive group flight to start your adventure with a ready made group of friends.
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Working Holidays in New Zealand: Your Questions Answered

What is a New Zealand working holiday?

If you're 18-30 and looking for the opportunity to live and work in New Zealand whilst on your travels, then a Working Holiday Visa is the perfect option. You can work in New Zealand for up to 12 months or 23 months if you're from the UK

How can I find work in New Zealand?

There are variety of job websites available where you can find everything from farm to healthcare jobs in New Zealand. Sign up to one of our handy work support packs for help getting set up and earning those $$$ as soon as possible.

What do I need to be eligible for a working holiday visa?

In a nutshell, other than being between the age of 18-30 you will also need to be in good health with no criminal convictions, obtain medical insurance for the length of your stay and must be applying for a working holiday visa for the first time. There may also be additional criteria that you may need to meet which our friendly travel experts can help you out with.

Need a little more inspiration?

Check out the STA Travel blog and YouTube channel!

Need a little more inspiration? Check out our STA Travel blog!

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