12 Month Work and Holiday Package in New Zealand

Company : Oyster Worldwide
Location : Auckland and the North Island
Duration: < 1 week to 1 year
Approx Costs: 750 to 1000 £ Pound (UK)

Enjoy living and working in amazing New Zealand for up to a year with this work and travel package.Spend your first week enjoying the sights, have all necessary paperwork organised for you and gain a well paid job. 

Hit the ground running when you arrive into the dynamic city of Auckland where our team will assist you in setting up a bank account, tax file number and mobile SIM card. Enjoy a fabulous orientation week with job and travel presentations as well as an Auckland city tour including visits to the Harbour Bridge, The Domain and the Mt Eden volcano crater.

After this you will journey up to Paihia in the gorgeous Bay of Islands region which is known for its subtropical climate and spectacular beauty. Hike to the magnificent Harura Falls and learn about New Zealand’s indigenous culture and history with a trip to the historical site of Waitangi.

You will also visit the township of Russel, tour Cape Reinga and practice the art of sand boarding and dune surfing on the famous 90mile beach. Accommodation and all transfers are included for the first 7days. There are 6 continental breakfasts and 3evening meals included. 

Once you arrive back to Auckland you will be given help and support in making sure your CV and interviewing techniques sit you in the best position for finding a great job. Access an exclusive database of well paid positions available and receive up to 12months of job finding assistance and access to free WIFI in our offices. Meet lots of new friends who will become new room mates as well as travelling buddies!

New Zealand has so much to offer from bungee jumping and hiking in the mountains to visiting the Hobbiton film set or simply enjoying life in lively Auckland. This is a safe English speaking country for those who maybe haven’t travelled much before. Our team will always be on hand for help and support so you will never feel alone. 


What's Included

  • Phone interview and briefing from the UK
  • 24/7 support from the Oyster office in the UK
  • Advice on obtaining a visa
  • Pre-paid transfers from the Airport to the YHA Auckland via shuttle bus
  • 6 Nights accommodation in dorm style shared rooms
  • 6 Continental breakfasts
  • 3 Dinners
  • A fully-guided week of tourist activities
  • All transfers included during the week
  • Auckland sightseeing tour
  • Maori cultural experience and haka dance entertainment
  • Dune surfing and sand boarding on the famous 90 mile beach
  • Trip to Russel, the very first capital of New Zealand
  • Guided walk to Harura Falls
  • 24 hour in-country emergency hotline
  • A detailed welcome orientation
  • Comprehensive job and travel presentations
  • Industry specific employment seminars
  • 12 month job assistance and unlimited access to consultations and an exclusive job database
  • Access to the use of offices with our partners in Australia – free WiFi if travelling and job finding services for those who also apply for an Australian working holiday during the 12 month membership
  • In-country support from our Kiwi partners
  • Unlimited WiFi access at job finding offices during weekdays
  • Opening a bank account
  • Tax file number registration
  • A New Zealand SIM card for mobile phones
  • 12 month international hostel membership with the YHA
  • Internet access at the YHA
  • Mail holding and forwarding
  • Luggage storage for up to 4weeks
  • Access to discounted travel products


Start Dates

Please check our website for available dates. This programme begins on Sundays.

Costs / Benefits

Flights and insurance are excluded in the price. You will be earning the New Zealand minimum wage which is approximately $14.50NZD per hour (at time of publishing).


You will need to be aged between 18-30 and eligible for a New Zealand Work and Holiday visa.

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