Finding work

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Our culture is a strong connector

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Northland offers you a less stressed working environment with the time to enjoy our incredible region. And we are just two hours from Auckland, the gateway to the world from New Zealand, making all sorts of commuting options viable.

Motivated and Ambitious

Our engineering and boat building centres need a range of trades people like fitters, welders and fabricators. Our petrochemical sector needs engineers from entry level to engineering professionals with a background in continuous process.

Our construction industry needs civil engineers, quantity surveyors, project managers and draughts people. We need amazing people to work in the health sector, from anesthetists and radiologists to nurses and technicians.

Work is also to be found in services such as retail and hospitality, professional services such as law and accountancy. How about the education, IT and power sectors? We're keen to talk to you!

The primary sector employs close to 20% of the workforce in industries such as agriculture, horticulture, forestry and fishing. Another 20% are employed in the manufacturing sector, including woodprocessing and marine engineering, and construction.

Related Websites

View some Northland employment and recruitment sites:

RecruitNZ - Northland

Direction Recruitment

Allied Workforce

Adecco Recruitment

Some of Northland’s larger employers’ sites with vacancies:

Northland District Health Board

Kaipara District Council

Far North District Council

Whangarei District Council

Northland Regional Council

Refining NZ

North Tec


Regional and national information about working in NZ, projects, labour markets, statistics and more:

Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
New Zealand Now: Living & Working in NZ