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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.

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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


From bungee jumping off the Auckland Bridge to skydiving over Queenstown, New Zealand is the adventure capital of the world. Work and travel for up to 12 months, intern for 1-6 months or volunteer for 1 week in New Zealand with BUNAC the travel experts.

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EA Ski & Snowboard

EA Ski & Snowboard

With 29 world class resorts to choose from EA Ski & Snowboard Training are offering you the chance to join our paid ski or snowboard instructor internships where you will receive a guaranteed job offer, full training & certifications. If you’ve been thinking about a gap year in the mountains, a career break, or struggling to get into the ski industry, we have a program to suit you. Click ‘visit our website’ to see if you qualify to become an instructor and learn more about how you can get paid to ski this winter.

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