Welcome to Auckland! As part of this program, we offer a range of essential supports to help you settle in your new surroundings. Our dedicated team provides assistance with obtaining your IRD tax number, ensuring that you are well-equipped to navigate the local taxation system. You will be offered guidance in setting up a bank account, allowing you to manage your finances conveniently. Additionally, you will receive support for phones and SIM cards, ensuring you stay connected seamlessly. Our informative seminars cover topics such as traveling safely, transportation options, finding suitable accommodations, and exploring employment opportunities. Furthermore, we offer CV support to help you craft an impressive resume. We are committed to making your transition to Auckland as smooth and successful as possible.
As part of the orientation, we provide a fantastic package that includes four nights of accommodation, daily breakfasts, a comprehensive orientation session, a bus pass for convenient Auckland transport, a ticket to explore Devonport on the ferry, a delightful dinner experience at The Patriot, and a warm welcome drink. Enjoy these perks as you settle into Auckland!
Embark on an incredible week-long journey with our orientation program. Explore the enchanting Bay of Islands with a 4-day tour, immersing yourself in its beauty. Experience a Powhiri, a traditional Maori welcome, and savor a delicious Hangi, a Maori feast. Witness the captivating Kapahaka, a cultural performance. Visit the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds, symbolizing New Zealand’s founding. Conclude the week by returning to Auckland and venturing to the stunning Bay of Plenty. Discover the rich heritage and breathtaking landscapes of New Zealand on this unforgettable itinerary.
Our second week includes accommodation, transportation, some meals, and entrance to the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds. We aim to provide a comfortable stay, convenient travel, nourishing meals, and an enriching cultural experience during your time with us.
As part of the work experience, you will have the opportunity to work for four weeks at East Pack in the Kiwi Fruit Industry. With the minimum wage in New Zealand set at $22.70 per hour, this provides a chance to earn a minimum of $750 NZD per week. Gain valuable work experience while earning a competitive wage.
During the week, our program provides job support, organized accommodation (not paid for), and transportation to Bay of Plenty and your workplace. Please note that meals are not included. We are dedicated to assisting you in finding employment and ensuring a smooth transition to your new location.
During week 7 of the program, you will embark on an exciting sightseeing journey. On Monday, you will travel to Rotorua, where you will have the incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the Te Pa Tu Maori Cultural Experience. Experience the warmth of Maori hospitality as you stay on a Marae and visit Whakarewarewa, a living Maori village. Finally, on Thursday, you will travel to Palmerston North, adding another fascinating destination to your exploration. Prepare for a week filled with cultural enrichment and unforgettable experiences.
After embarking on an exciting sightseeing journey, you will have access to a range of offers. Enjoy three nights of accommodation, daily breakfasts, and some evening meals. Experience the immersive Te Pa Tu Maori Cultural Experience and visit Whakarewarewa, a living Maori village. Rest assured; our 24/7 in-country support will be available to assist you throughout this enriching week of cultural exploration. Get ready for an unforgettable experience filled with accommodation, meals, cultural visits, and dedicated support. Please keep in mind that optional add-on activities and some meals are not included.
Weeks 8 to 11:
During these weeks, you will have the opportunity to explore a variety of job options in Palmerston North. From agritourism to farm work and hospitality, there are diverse employment possibilities available. The local Iwi Rangitane and the Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) are enthusiastic about providing their support. Enjoy four weeks of paid work in Palmerston North, gaining valuable experience in a thriving environment.
Our program includes job support, organized accommodation (not paid for), and transportation to Palmerston North and your workplace. Please note that meals are not included. We are committed to assisting you in finding employment and ensuring a smooth transition to your work experience in Palmerston North.
In the final week of the program, you will have the unique opportunity to engage in a Youth Forum with local Maori young people. This forum aims to foster discussions on important issues, progress, and future goals. Additionally, you will visit a local Kohanga Reo (Total Immersion Maori Language Pre School) and Kura Kaupapa (Total Immersion Maori Language School). The week concludes with a review and planning session facilitated by JENZA Staff, allowing for any potential program extensions. Prepare for a week filled with meaningful dialogue, cultural experiences, and strategic planning.
After week 12:
After completing the program, you have the option to stay longer in New Zealand and work on the Working Holiday Visa. You can extend your stay by another 12 months, totaling two years. This offers a perfect opportunity for Ski Season Jobs starting in June. Enjoy an extended adventure in beautiful New Zealand!
You will receive CV and job assistance, regular job updates, 24/7 in-country support, a WhatsApp group network, and engaging social activities.