Pathways to find work

Connect with places where you can look for work now.

Find jobs listed by Work and Income

Find a job website — Ministry of Social Development

Search for jobs on Work and Income’s ‘Kimi Mahi Mai - Find a Job’ website.

About What it's about

Work and Income have a wide range of jobs available through employers they work with. You can search on their ‘Kimi Mahi Mai - Find a Job’ website to find one that’s right for you.

Once you’ve found a job you like, you can contact Work and Income. They’ll help link you directly with the employer.

Who Who it's for

It’s for people looking for work. You don’t have to be on a benefit to use ‘Kimi Mahi Mai - Find a Job’.

Wine, forestry, farming and orchard jobs, training and career information

Opportunity Grows Here — Ministry for Primary Industries

If you’re looking for work, there are opportunities in Aotearoa New Zealand right now.  Our vineyards, forests, farms, orchards, and seas have roles for everyone – from immediate jobs and careers, to training and taster courses to get you started.  

About What it's about

There are jobs available across New Zealand in our food and fibre industries. These include farming (dairy, beef and sheep), food processing, wine producing, forestry, seafood, and horticulture. There are some available right now, while others offer taster and training courses before you start. While there are seasonal jobs, many may be the start of a long-term career with opportunities to grow and advance.  

It’s not just opportunities in rural or labour based roles. There are roles in science, technology, business management, logistics, animal welfare, marketing, research and development. Roles cover a wide range of exciting work and career options. Many you may not have thought of. 

Who Who it's for

Anyone looking for a viable career option, training and roles, in the primary sector.

Find jobs working in government — Department of Internal Affairs

A career in the New Zealand State sector offers you the chance to work on a diverse range of rewarding opportunities.

About What it's about

Organisations within the New Zealand State sector may advertise their vacancies on this website.

Stay up to date with the latest job opportunities across the New Zealand State Sector.

Who Who it's for

Anyone interested in a career in the state sector.

Join New Zealand Police — New Zealand Police

Join New Zealand Police and help make a difference to make New Zealand the safest country.  

About What it's about

When you’re a Police Officer, you’ll keep improving yourself and proving yourself. You’ll learn to understand your abilities and strengths and know how to put them to the best possible use.

With your fellow Police Officers, you’ll make a positive difference to the lives of people around you. Together with our communities, you’ll help keep New Zealanders safe in their homes, on the streets, and on the roads. You’ll enforce the law with courage and compassion, and work with potential victims, whānau, community organisations, iwi, businesses, and other government agencies.

You’ll prevent harm and help make New Zealand even safer for us all. The sense of satisfaction you’ll experience is like nothing else.

Who Who it's for

New Zealand Police encourage applications from anyone who’s got what it takes, regardless of your gender, ethnicity, culture, sexuality, or faith. They’re also very interested in applicants who understand different languages and cultures. New Zealand’s diversity is growing, so bring your background and values to the job.

Above all else, you’ll want to help people in your community. You’ll need to make tough calls, build community networks, and instil confidence in those around you. You’ll understand the communities you serve and identify and examine the problems that lead to trouble.

Find jobs for tertiary students

Student Job Search — Student Job Search

After more than 40 years in the business, Student Job Search (SJS) is New Zealand’s leading hub for talented students and curious employers. SJS provides a unique service, connecting tertiary students and employers throughout New Zealand. 

About What it's about

From one-off jobs to earn some extra cash, to full-time jobs that launch your career, we have opportunities for every step of your study journey.

For those who have finished their studies, we have full-time, career launching jobs across Aotearoa, available for up to two years after you graduate.

Our dedicated team of recruitment experts will help you to uncover who you are, who you want to be, and connect you with the jobs that will help you get there.

Who Who it's for

Anyone studying or intending to study at an NZQA recognised tertiary provider in New Zealand.

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