Find jobs, courses, business support and events in the wild and beautiful Southland region, an agricultural powerhouse

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Free career advice

Book a one-to-one session with a career expert to make a personalised career plan.

Career experts can help you to:

  • Make a personalised career plan
  • Gain confidence
  • Find work or training.

Please email to request a booking

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Work for Southland District Council

Be part of a team that supports the local community.

There are a variety of roles available, these include:

  • Compliance Officer (Invercargill)
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Mayors Taskforce for Jobs

Do you want help to become work ready and find a job?

If you are between 16 – 24 years old and are living in the Southland district, you can pop into the MTFJ Job Hub.

These are free hubs, where you can receive:

  • Job search assistance
  • CV building guidance
  • Advice on interview skills, and more.

When: Wednesday 5 June, 10am – 12pm

Where: Riverton Library, 117 Palmerston Street

For more information, email: or call: 020 4133 0759

More Southland jobs

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

Kimi Mahi Mai 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.  

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Free skills courses

Frontline Training Consultancy are running a variety of employment taster courses.

These introductory workshops are free of charge. The taster courses are designed to give the basic essential stills needed to start a career in a variety of different employment options.

Course dates are now available for:

  • Taster to reception pathway
  • Hospitality taster
  • Introduction to sales skills
  • Introduction to barista
  • Increase your employability

Email Frontline to register your interest.

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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. 

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Choose your course

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

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.

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Digital marketing courses

Frontline Training Consultancy are running free workshops on Digital Marketing Strategy and Social Media Tips and Tricks.

  • Digital strategy
  • Social Media Tips and Tricks

Contact Frontline Training Consultancy to register your interest in attending these free courses are being run in 2024.


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Your business and tax

Attend webinars to guide you setting up your business correctly to meet your tax obligations.

Inland Revenue (IR) offers three practical sessions:

  • Starting a business? Introduction to Business offers information on 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? GST is to help you learn who needs to register for GST, what GST is charged on, what information must be recorded and how to send this to them, and ceasing your GST registration.
  • Are you employing? The Employers session covers who needs to register as an employer, and what information must be recorded and how to send it to IR.

Don't miss out, register today!

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Drop-in or make an appointment to visit your local Connected centre to find out about how government agencies can help you find a job, training or business support.


MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre
33 Gala Street
Invercargill 9810

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