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Paid Jobs New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the top destinations to find paid work abroad, and it's not difficult to understand why! With a wide range of paid jobs, good wages, an English-speaking culture, exciting activities and awesome landscapes, New Zealand is a popular place to combine gap travel with paid work.

New Zealand Working Holiday Visa

To be eligible to do paid work in New Zealand you'll first need to obtain a working holiday visa. This is granted to those aged between 18 and 30 and can be applied for online. It's your perfect pass to find paid jobs in this incredible country!

Find a paid job in New Zealand

New Zealand wages

The average wage in New Zealand is NZD15-16 an hour, so you can earn money and start saving towards all those amazing adventure activities you won't want to miss in this exciting country!

New Zealand paid work packages

The best way in to the New Zealand job market is to sign up for a paid work package, which combines fun activities with job support and advice. Our Absolute NZ Jobs package is our most popular New Zealand work programme: Enjoy 7 days of fun and adventure in Auckland and the Bay of Islands and then get help finding the perfect paid job. With access to an exclusive jobs database and 12 months of job support and advice on tap, this jobs package offers you a brilliant way to kick start your New Zealand job hunt!

Up to 12 months job support

Aged 18-30? Earn money with paid work in New Zealand! Start with 7 days of fun, adventure and Maori culture in Auckland and the Bay of Islands, plus 12 months of job advice and support. Wages are typically between £7 and £11 an hour, so get out there and start earning!

from £799

Up to 12 months or longer

Explore the world & even earn money as you go on this awesome 360 trip for the budget backpacker! Explore Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and the USA on this round-the-world adventure!

from £2,289

Up to 12 months

Combine travel and paid work in awesome New Zealand with this 2 or 7-night comprehensive working holiday package. Experience the wonders of this incredible country whilst earning typical New Zealand wages of between £7 and £11 an hour and making friends!

from £429

Up to 12 months

Work and travel in New Zealand! This paid work and travel package includes a week of fun in Auckland & the Bay of Islands, 12 months of job support and a brilliant, flexible bus pass! Expect to earn between £7 and £11 an hour, and then spend that well-earned cash on the road!

from £1,389

Up to 12 months or longer

Fund your travels by working abroad: See the globe on a shoestring, and pay your way with amazing jobs Down Under. The ultimate gold-digging gap year!

from £2,829

Up to 12 months or longer

Explore Thailand, Australia and New Zealand on our awesome Adventure, Work & Party programme. Enjoy a Thai Adventure, find paid work in Oz and tour New Zealand - don’t miss it!

from £2,309

Up to 12 months or longer

Our amazing Global 360 trip is packed with all our favourite programmes! Choose from two awesome round-the-world packages or design your own Global 360 and add in your dream destinations or activities.

from £4,269

Up to 12 months

Earn money in Australia on our Absolute Oz Jobs paid work programme, which includes one week of exciting activities in Sydney. Hop across to New Zealand to enjoy fun, flexible travel with our Kiwi Discovery Pass!

from £1,139

Up to 12 months

Aged 18-30? This trip combines our Absolute Oz Jobs paid work programme in Australia with fantastic flexible travel passes in Australia and New Zealand! You could earn between £10 to £15 an hour, and then spend that cash exploring these beautiful countries - Perfect!

from £1,689

Up to 12 months or longer

Head west across the globe and explore 5 fantastic countries. See the USA, New Zealand, Fiji, Australia and Thailand in one perfect round-the-world package! 

from £4,399