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Work & Live In New Zealand

New Zealanders believe life is for living. It's about balancing a good day's work with time for family and friends. Explore the new life that you and your family could enjoy in New Zealand.

Researching for job opportunities overseas can feel daunting. Here's some things that might be important to you, such as:

  • the cost of living, including medical and dental charges - cost of living calculator
  • if you will buy or rent a home - Click here
  • transport options for getting to work, including public transport 
  • what sort of community support is available? 
  • how much you could earn and how much you will need to earn to live comfortably in New Zealand.

Most importantly, Before considering a move to New Zealand, find out if you are eligible to live or work here. Visit the Immigration New Zealand website to see if you qualify to work here. Explore Work Visa Options

New Zealand Immigration email updates:

Register to receive detailed updates from the New Zealand Immigration. Their updates include information on work visas, what is a skilled migrant and if you meet the criteria and information on how to apply for permanent residency. Register here

Get ready for New Zealand checklist:

This tool helps you plan your move by going through a comprehensive checklist for everything you need to know about living and working in New Zealand.  Check Out Here 

Already have a visa and flights booked but now you're looking for a job? Find your next career move with us.

Max People has been a leading Recruitment Agency in New Zealand for over ten years. We've been matching talented individuals to leading companies since 2011. Our approach is simple – we get to know you and match you to an opportunity that will unleash your Max potential. We're quick, effective, results & people orientated, and that's our secret of connecting over 4000 people with the job of their dreams.

We have a range of positions available. Apply Today and Register your interest.

Why Christchuch?

Christchurch is New Zealand's second-largest city and the gateway to the South Island. Bordered by hills and the Pacific Ocean, it is situated on the edge of the Canterbury Plains that stretch to the Southern Alps. Located on the east coast of the South Island, Christchurch is a city of contrasts. It is a place where its residents continue to enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle amidst a natural environment world-renowned for its beauty.

Living In Christchurch

Why Auckland?

Located in the North Island of New Zealand, Auckland is the largest and most populous urban area in the country. Recently crowned one of Lonely Planet’s top 10 places to visit, Auckland’s vision for the future is to be the world’s most liveable city with an atmosphere, facilities and opportunities to match.

Living In Auckland

Why Wellington?

Infamous for its vibrant culture, fuelled by great food and wine, this capital city is almost cosmopolitan-esque with a young, energetic personality. Boasting a harbour side setting, Wellington hosts more cafes, restaurants and bars per capita than New York City.

Living In Wellington

Why Queenstown?

Adventure awaits you! Don’t be fooled by the size of this inlet! Queenstown; nature’s biggest playground provides the perfect backdrop for some of the most amazing (and petrifying) outdoor activities. Attracting over 2 million unique visitors annually, this sophisticated town is always buzzing.

Living In Queenstown