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New Zealand Gap Year Job Guide

Fancy working in New Zealand for a year?Christchurch, New Zealand

Start planning your working holiday or gap year in New Zealand with Gapwork.com. In this section you will find a range of organisations who will be only too happy to help you with your working holiday in New Zealand with jobs in bars, hotels, restaurants, resorts, farms and more, ideal for backpackers and gap year travellers.

The organisations on this page can also help you with airport pick ups, prebooked accommodation and even the red tape for tax and health cover, as well as training for bar work or farm work. Some organisations can help you to find a job or placement when you arrive and we feature some top sources of working holiday jobs.

Read our comprehensive gap job guide to New Zealand by visiting one of the following areas:


Companies that can help you find gap work in New Zealand


The Winter Sports Company

Become a qualified Ski Instructor or Snowboard instructor in the British summer, ready to work in a ski resort the following winter. All-inclusive Snowboard Instructor & Ski Instructor courses in New Zealand from July – Sept.

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BUNAC Working Adventures Worldwide


Spend from 2 weeks to 24 months volunteering, working or interning on any continent in the world with BUNAC, the work and volunteer abroad experts.

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EA Ski & Snowboard

EA Ski & Snowboard

Get paid to ski or snowboard and enjoy the ultimate Gap year on snow! EA Ski & Snowboard Training offer the only way you can combine training, instructor certifications and a guaranteed instructor job offer - all in one season! Package also includes lift passes, accommodation and more. (Instructor Internship Programs)

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