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New Zealand is a great place to work on a working holiday scheme visa. Tourism and agriculture are particularly important industries, which makes New Zealand perfect if you want to explore while following tourism or harvest seasons.

On a working holiday in New Zealand, you could find yourself picking fruit in the sunny Hawke's Bay or Nelson, then hopping down to Queenstown or Wanaka to work amongst the snow during ski season.

But the beauty of the Working Holiday Visa is that you can work anywhere you like. You may also look for a job that supports your career or a job that lasts for the length of your stay and will look good on your CV or resume.

Here’s some help on where to start.

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Some help with your New Zealand CV (resume)

It’s important to prepare a tailored CV to help with your job search in New Zealand – we do things a little differently than you may be used to.

You’ll find tips on creating your CV and cover letter on the Careers New Zealand website, and more help on the New Zealand Now website.

Job placement support:

Working Holiday Starter

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Nomads Work & Holiday

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