We have created a nifty little list to get you started on your job hunt! It starts with the most popular websites through to recruitment agency’s that can help you land that dream role. Don’t forget to check out our article on how to create the perfect C.V kiwi style!
A good place to Start:
A job vacancy site where job seekers can set up a profile and online CV.
An extensive list of job vacancies from employers across New Zealand and Australia. Also provides an email notification service and career development resources and training information. Very simular to the Jobsite website in the UK.
Trade Me Jobs
Trade Me Jobs is New Zealand’s most visited jobs site, and provides a wide range of vacancies.
Work and Income job search database
A large selection of current New Zealand job vacancies and general advice.
Aimed at connecting job seekers with recruiters. Job seekers can create profiles for viewing, and recruiters can list job vacancies.
If you are a graduate:
A website that helps graduates to find jobs in Australia and New Zealand.
New Zealand self-promotion websites (If Linkedin is not enough!)
A website that allows you to promote yourself to employers by creating an online profile describing yourself and your skills.
An online community that allows employers to connect with job seekers.
A site that matches job seekers’ skills with current vacancies in a wide range of fields.
An online open job market where people list jobs they need doing, and registered users submit a price for doing the work. Really good whilst you are looking for some more permanent but just need a bit of cash in your pocket.
If you are in New Zealand on a Working Holiday:
Search for seasonal job vacancies across the country, in many industries.
A job vacancy site listing a range of short-term work across New Zealand, mainly in hospitality, agriculture and horticulture.
Directed at new migrants:
Working in New Zealand
Find information on employers and recruitment agencies relevant to the occupation and industry you want to work in.
A site that links New Zealand employers with skilled migrants who are eligible to work, and currently live or intend to live, in New Zealand.
Workhere New Zealand
Workhere New Zealand connects skilled migrants and expat Kiwis from around the world to New Zealand-based companies with jobs in demand.
Recruitment Agencies (there’s many!):
A Hawke’s Bay general recruitment agency.
A Nelson-based human resources company that helps people find work in Nelson and surrounding areas.
A Wellington recruitment agency that specialises in placing people in permanent, temporary and contract positions in the Wellington region.
A recruitment agency that allows you to search for current vacancies by region.
A recruitment agency that places people across a range of industries, including engineering, roading, stores/warehousing, and building and construction.
A recruitment agency specialising in IT, accounting, marketing, communications, telecommunications, engineering and government positions.
Enterprise Recruitment is a New Zealand recruitment and human resources agency, servicing all industry sectors
A recruitment firm focussing on providing HR and Recruitment services to South Island-based technically orientated companies
Browse jobs available through this agency including Accounting, IT, human resources, and sales.
A recruitment agency operating over a range of industries, including business, IT, and sales.
Browse temporary, part-time, and permanent jobs on offer through this agency.
Browse temporary, part-time, and permanent jobs on offer through this agency.
Lawson Williams Consulting Group
A recruitment agency with vacancies in a range of industries.
A recruitment agency website with current vacancies in a wide range of industries.
A recruitment agency with 10 specialist areas, including communications, finance, and bicultural employment.
A recruitment agency that lets you search for current vacancies in the main centres of New Zealand. Also provides an email address for sending CVs to the agency.
Salt is a recruitment agency that provides flexible and permanent positions from entry level to management.
A recruitment agency specialising in executive roles.
A recruitment company based in Auckland, specialising in administration staff, sales, finance, customer service, and other related roles.
A Christchurch-based job vacancy and recruitment agency that specialises in sales; accounting and finance; office and administration; and insurance.
A recruitment agency specialising in professional roles.
A recruitment agency that specialises in finding staff for other businesses in the recruitment industry.
A recruitment agency specialising in accounting, finance, marketing, sales, human resources, production/technical and general management vacancies.
The Ultimate Recruitment Company
A company that recruits for sales and marketing, support, operations and management roles across a range of industries.
A recruitment agency that specialises in providing recruitment and human resource advice to organisations throughout New Zealand.
A company that recruits staff for executive, managerial and administrative business services support positions.
A recruitment agency specialising in education vacancies.
NZ Education Gazette
Has an extensive list of teaching vacancies.
Oasis Education Ltd
A Ministry of Education-accredited teacher employment agency, useful for teachers seeking employment in New Zealand (especially Auckland), and schools looking for a teacher (relief or full time).
Engineering, construction, transport, manufacturing and logistics
A recruitment agency specialising in transport, logistics, infrastructure, and manufacturing industries across New Zealand.
Agoge RecruitmentA recruitment agency specialising in transport, logistics, infrastructure, and manufacturing industries across New Zealand.
New Zealand-wide suppliers of temporary staff to industry.
A job vacancy site with a variety of roles for people wanting to work with buses.
Campbell and Partners
An agency specialising in automotive and heavy automotive recruitment for sales, parts and service-related jobs.
A recruitment agency specialising in engineering and technical vacancies.
A recruitment agency that specialises in engineering vacancies in Auckland.
Dare Contract Services
A company that specialises in recruitment of engineers in the oil and gas, mining and infrastructure industries.
Engineer Network Group
A recruitment company that advertises engineering jobs in New Zealand, and also in Australia, Africa, and other countries.
A Christchurch-based job vacancy and recruitment agency that specialises in logistics.
Inspirec is a consultancy specialising in the recruitment of oil and gas, engineering, and energy professionals throughout Australasia.
IPENZ Job Hunt
The Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) website provides a list of job vacancies in engineering.
JOBsmith specialises in technical and trade recruitment.
A recruitment agency that finds jobs for engineers, technical staff, and tradespeople.
Rob Law Max Recruitment
A recruitment agency that specialises in engineering, technical and infrastructure positions throughout New Zealand.
A recruitment agency focussing on the warehousing, transportation and warehousing industries.
A recruitment agency specialising in engineering, construction, and infrastructure jobs.
Technical Recruitment Solutions
A recruitment agency that specialises in engineering vacancies.
Supplies temporary and permanent workers to the trade sector.
Government, law and safety:
Job vacancies and advice on careers in local government in New Zealand.
The New Zealand Government’s job vacancy website.
The Johnson Group
A specialist recruitment agency for policy analysts, policy managers and other government professionals.
Health and community
Association of Salaried Medical Specialists
A searchable database of senior medical and dental vacancies in New Zealand.
Au Pair Link New Zealand
An agency specialising in the placement of au pairs in New Zealand and overseas.
Castle Recruitment specialise in recruiting healthcare professionals for temporary and permanent employment for hospitals, rest homes, retirement villages and private care facilities.
Register for jobs in childcare, pet care, home tuition, house-sitting, gardening and elderly care.
Do Good Jobs
A website that lists jobs in the not-for-profit, charity and community sectors.
A recruitment company for voluntary groups, charities, and not-for-profit organisations.
A site that lists job vacancies in the New Zealand health and fitness, sport and recreation, and spa and beauty industries.
Frontline Health New Zealand
A job vacancy website specialising in health jobs.
A recruitment service that lists health jobs in New Zealand, Australia, the UK and the Middle East.
Recruitment website that lists public and private health care vacancies. Allows you to sign up for job alerts.
A recruitment agency specialising in health jobs.
Search for jobs in the health care sector.
Kiwi Health Jobs
Search and apply for jobs in the public health sector. Candidates can deal directly with employers.
A company that fills childcare vacancies in Auckland.
A medical recruitment company for locum doctors and allied health professionals, offering short and long-term placements in New Zealand, Australia and the UK.
A New Zealand recruitment agency specialising in the placement of health professionals.
A recruitment agency for nurses, qualified social workers, locum doctors, home care and community support workers.
A recruitment agency specialising in health sector jobs.
A free recruitment service from a not-for-profit medical recruitment organisation. It specialises in general practitioner (GP), and nurse practitioner vacancies in rural towns.
Psych Recruitment Ltd
A specialist recruitment agency focusing on employment opportunities in psychology, corrections and mental health.
Hospitality, tourism, recreation and retail
Adventure Jobs New Zealand
Employment vacancy listings for the adventure tourism and outdoor industry.
Frontline Retail New Zealand
A job vacancy website that lists retail jobs.
Search hospitality job vacancies.
A website that advertises hospitality vacancies from around New Zealand.
Recruitment agency website that lists hospitality and tourism vacancies.
Restaurant Association New Zealand
Browse food service and hospitality jobs.
Information technology and telecommunications
Candle New Zealand
A recruitment agency site specialising in the information technology and communications industry.
A contract and permanent recruitment consultancy working with IT and telecommunications professionals.
An online technology community with an extensive job listing section.
An organisation providing a list of vacancies in the information technology and technical electronics sector.
Find jobs in the information technology sector.
A recruitment agency specialising in IT and software engineering jobs.