If you are not a New Zealand citizen or do not have New Zealand residency, you must have a valid work permit or work visa to be employed in horticulture and viticulture work in New Zealand. Your employer may ask to sight proof that you are entitled to work.
Are you a seasonal worker or interested in becoming one? NZKGI have produced a guide for seasonal workers in New Zealand. This contains important information that you need to know when working in New Zealand. Click here to download the fact sheet
The ideal way to tour New Zealand, make money and have some fun.
New Zealand has agreements with 41 countries for people to enjoy seasonal work here. The New Zealand Working Holiday Scheme (WHS) work permit or work visa allows you to be in New Zealand for up to 12 months.
Recognised Seasonal Employer Policy (RSE).
Horticulture and viticulture employers with RSE status bring groups of temporary workers from overseas to work for up to seven months of the year under this scheme.
We have listed many informative and interesting links for you to gain as much information as you can so you can make an informed decision about where to you would like to visit and stay while in New Zealand.
Where to live.
It’s easy to pick, play and stay in every region. There are types of accommodation in New Zealand to suit everyone and every budget.