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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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EA Ski & Snowboard

EA Ski & Snowboard Training

Want to work as a ski or snowboard instructor? EA Ski & Snowboard are now recruiting intermediate to advanced skiers and snowboarders to join them on one of their instructor internship courses. Choose from more than 30 locations across Canada, Japan, USA, Switzerland and New Zealand to learn, earn and play this winter. Get a guaranteed paid job offer, gain an international qualification and receive world-class training. If you’ve been thinking about a gap year in the mountains, a career break, or looking to fast-track your snow sports career, we have a course to suit you. Visit our website to see if you qualify for an EA course and start planning your next adventure.

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Pure Exploration – Immersive Adventure Travel Experts

Pure Exploration - Immersive Adventure Travel Experts

Global leaders in experiential travel and adventure education, our world-wide program destinations have been carefully chosen to challenge and inspire, and the immersive ‘learn to self-lead’ structure of the programs provide a wonderful space to gain confidence, focus on what’s important, and even find future career paths. Hike, climb, camp and explore beyond the beaten track in New Zealand, Patagonia, Nepal, Africa, Central & South America.

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