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Kimihia ngā mahi, ngā akoranga, tautoko pakihi me ngā ngohe ki te takiwā o Waikato, te manawa ahuwhenua, whenua whakataka o Aotearoa

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Free career advice

These free, one-to-one sessions with a career expert can help you make a personalised career plan.

If you are exploring studying or training, or want assistance to prepare your cv come and talk to an experienced career expert. No need to book.


Every Tuesday and Thursday 1pm - 5pm
Wednesday 9.30am to 1.30pm

Where: Connected Centre, Shop 14, Dinsdale Shopping Centre, Hamilton

Five Cross Roads Hamilton

Tuesday 9am to 12pm
Thursday 9am to 12pm

Where: Connected Centre, Five Cross Roads, 3 Fifth Avenue, Hamilton

Support into employment

Are you disabled, have an injury or health condition limiting your ability to work?

Workbridge is free and they offer one-to-one sessions with an Employment Consultant to discuss career options for you.

No need to book.

Five Cross Roads Hamilton
When: Every Monday 10 am to 11 am
Where: Connected Centre, Five Cross Roads, 3 Fifth Avenue, Hamilton

When: Every Tuesday 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm
Where: Connected Centre, Shop 14, Dinsdale Shopping Centre, Hamilton

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Security Guards

Full-time Security personnel are required across the entire Waikato region.

The employer is looking for:

  • Control Room Operators,
  • Monitoring Operators,
  • Security Officers,
  • Mobile Patrol Officers and EMS.

Sites include but are not limited to Construction, Government, Healthcare, and Retail.

New entrants wanted. Certificate of Approval (COA) is not required as there is assistance available for those who do not already possess one.

The Security Industry is a 24/7 industry operating on a rotating roster so flexibility to work varied shifts is required.

Vaccination is a requirement for this role.

Find out more and apply

Customer Service Superstar

Do you enjoy bringing a smile to your customers face? This food and hospitality role could be for you.

Exceptional customer service is key to your success in this role. Not only will you be preparing food, but helping to ensure the restaurant is kept clean.

You will have a cheerful and helpful manner while greeting guests and preparing their orders.

You will have an understanding and adhere to proper food handling, safety and sanitation standards during food preparation, service and clean up.

Be able to demonstrate an understanding of menu items and explain them to guests accurately.

Find out more and apply 

Want some help looking for work?

Work and Income have a team ready to help you find a job that's suitable for you!

Let the team know what you want to do and send your CV to

More Waikato jobs

Looking for other work? Check out Find a Job, Work and Income’s recruitment website.

Find a Job is for anyone looking for work – you don’t have to be on a benefit. If you find a job you’re interested in, contact Work and Income to be put in touch with the employer.

Visit Find a Job (external link)
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Wintec open day

Interested in studying at Wintec? Check out the Wintec open day explore a range of courses, meet the tutors, and tour the campus.

Wintec Open Day Tōia mai hosts people from the Waikato region and beyond at both their City and Rotokauri campuses.

This whānau friendly event is the perfect opportunity to:

  • explore courses,
  • meet tutors,
  • tour campuses,
  • discover student support services,
  • visit on-site accommodation, and
  • enrol on the day!

There will be free kai, games, prizes, and interactive activities across both campuses.

When: Friday 26 August,  9am-1pm
Where: Hamilton City and Rotokauri campuses

Find out more and register (external link)

Te Heke Mai

Te Heke Mai is a coaching programme providing support to anyone who is looking for work, in training or starting new jobs.

Through a handy app, friendly real-life coaches help you to set goals specific to your individual journey and support and coach you through your journey and towards achieving your goals.

The programme is designed to mentor and help individuals.

To discuss further email or Phone 0800 938474

Find out more (external link)

Learn English

Are you wanting to learn to use English more confidently in your daily life?

Join a class in your community and learn Kiwi English for your everyday life.

Classes are focussed on your needs – so no two classes are the same.

Contact English Language Partners to discuss your needs and find a class at your level that suits you.

Beginners English Classes

When: Wednesdays, 6pm-8pm

Where: Boundary Road, Claudelands Park, Settlement Centre Waikato, Hamilton 

Find out more and apply (external link)

Digital skills for work

Improve digital skills and build your online confidence.

You’ll get hands-on experience with useful digital tools that you can take straight back to your work, as well as the chance to collaborate with a friendly and encouraging community of learners. 

If you are interested in this and more courses check out The Mind Lab (external site).

You may also qualify for a scholarship to cover any course costs.

Choose your course

Whatever level you’d like to study at, you can find a course to suit you in Waikato.

Click on the link below to find the field of study and type of qualification to interest you. Qualifications range from certificate level 1-3 to doctorates.

Find your course now (external link)
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Your business and tax

Inland Revenue offers free webinars to help you set up correctly to meet your tax obligations whether you are new to business, GST or employing staff.

Inland Revenue offers three different practical webinars:

  • Starting a business? Introduction to Business is a two hour seminar. Learn about the different ways to structure your business, expenses you can claim, and how income tax and provisional tax works.
  • Are you registered for GST or thinking of registering for GST? Attend the two hour webinar on GST. Learn about who needs to register for GST, what GST is charged on, what information must be recorded and how to send this to us, and ceasing your GST registration.
  • Are you employing? In the Employers webinar learn about who needs to register as an employer, and what information must be recorded and how to send to IR.

These webinars are run on a fortnightly rotation, register today!

Introduction to Business

Wednesday 10 August, 7pm (external site)

Tuesday 16 August, 4pm (external site)


Tuesday 9 August, 10am (external site)

Tuesday 6 September, 10am (external site)


Tuesday 23 August, 10am (external site)

Tuesday 20 September, 10am (external site)

Join a business networking group

Business owners get the opportunity to help each other grow strong and exciting businesses by meeting, educating each other.

Attend Morebiz weekly business networking meetings with guest speakers from Thursday 10 February.

Networking helps you learn about other businesses and share the benefits of working with you. It's a great way to collect referrals and grow your business.

When: Every Thursday, 6.45am-8.30am

Where: Hamilton Workingmen's Club, 45 Commerce Street, Frankton

Find out more (external link)

Keen to get business advice?

Soda Inc offers support for businesses in the Waikato through workshops, one on one mentoring, and co-working spaces.

They provide practical advice by using their specialised business knowledge and experience to support your business.

Find out more and explore your options (external link)

Help for Māori Women in business

Māori Womens Development Inc (MWDI) is designed with the goal of encouraging the economic development of Māori women and their whānau.

MWDI offers support to your business including:

  • Small business loans 
  • A 3 day waananga business support called HineBoss
  • specialist business mentoring with their Te Aka programme.
Find out more (external link)

Whakarite hui ki te toro atu ki tō pokapū Connected ā-rohe kia ako ai koe me pēhea e taea ai e ngā pūtahi kāwanatanga te āwhina i a koe ki te kimi mahi, whakangungu, tautoko pakihi rānei.


Pokapū Mahi Te Manatū Whakahiato Ora/Te Hiranga Tangata
Shop 14
Dinsdale Shopping Centre
Hamilton 15295

Five Cross Roads

Pokapū Mahi Te Manatū Whakahiato Ora/Te Hiranga Tangata
Five Cross Roads
3 Fifth Avenue
Hamilton 14117