New Zealand Visa and Travel Information

Everything you need to know about New Zealand travel and visas.

Visa Information

Working Holiday Visa

NZ visa information

We strongly suggest that your visa application is one of the first things you do when planning your trip abroad. Long wait times from immigration can hold up your travel plans, so plan ahead with your visa application. You will be applying for a Working Holiday Visa, we recommend applying for the 12 month visa which will enable you to work and travel for up to 12 months. Please note on this visa you cannot accept permanent job offers. Visit the following links to apply for your visa. The Ag Work team will offer full support to help you apply for your visa, get in touch with the team to chat through your options!





TRAVEL information

Throughout the recruitment process, our recruitment team will advise you on when to book your flight. We work with a licensed travel agent to book all flights.  Using a travel agent will help you find the right flight, with our team offering 24/7 support on all bookings. You may be advised to book your flight before you have had your job offer, this is normal practice to help keep your air fare availability. The AG Work pastoral team will be ready to meet you at the airport when you touchdown in New Zealand, so you don’t have to worry about a thing!

Travel Information


Accommodation & Wages

The minimum wage in New Zealand is $23.15 an hour. Most roles, depending on the experience of the candidates, can range from $25-30 an hour. Wages are normally paid weekly, and your employer will help with ensure you are on the correct tax code. Accommodation is usually included in your job; this may be included in your wages or be billed at a weekly cost. If it is not included, your employer will be able to help you sort accommodation in the local area. Whilst in New Zealand, there are lots of local sports clubs and Young Farmers you can join to feel integrated into the area. AG Work NZ has a large community of placed candidates, so will fully support you in finding your feet and feeing integrated into the community.

For Job Seekers

Want to find out more about working in New Zealand and explore your opportunities? Chat with us today!

For Employers

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