Reconnecting New Zealand

This is welcome news for those that have been separated from family, friends and loved ones; and a step in the right direction for the talent market. If you are offshore and intend to come back home or relocate to NZ, we have many terrific roles we’re currently recruiting for.

Take a look here and get in touch with us.

Here's a summary of the five stages of reopening:

  • 11.59pm 27 February 2022:
    Self-isolation opens for New Zealanders and eligible travellers coming from Australia.
  • 11.59pm 13 March 2022:
    Open to New Zealanders and eligible travellers from the rest of the world; skilled workers earning at least 1.5x median wage; working holiday visas.
  • 11.59pm 12 April 2022:
    Offshore temporary visa holders who still meet visa requirements; 5000 international students; consideration of further class exemptions for critical workforces that do not meet the 1.5x median wage test.
  • By July 2022:
    Anyone from Australia; visa-waiver travel; a new Accredited Employer Work Visa opens and skilled worker exemption is phased out.
  • In October 2022:
    Border reopens to the rest of the world, all visa categories fully reopen.

Official details can be found here