You will achieve work/life balance and wellbeing in a safe, welcoming environment.

Leaders in many sectors including primary industries, health, construction, manufacturing, engineering, logistics, technology and innovation are seeking good people to join their teams.

Accessible and connected, the Timaru, Mackenzie and Waimate districts of South Canterbury offer excellent lifestyle and employment opportunities. Where the average commute is 5-10 minutes, there are great education options, high quality health care, and median house price is around $470,000.

You are welcome here. Thrive, be stimulated and contribute to the multi-cultural community that is South Canterbury. Enjoy an outstanding lifestyle with beaches and coastal walks within an hour of mountains and high country splendor.

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Trademe Jobs

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Keep New Zealand Working

Ministry of Social Development/Work & Income job portal connecting employers and people looking for work.

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Health Sector

Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury employs approximately 1000 staff at any given time, including part-times, casuals and contractors. Work for us.

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Career Pathways

Careers New Zealand helps you make informed learning and work decisions. Job market, salary guides, vocation advice.

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New Zealand Immigration

Information and guidance about visas and requirements for all travellers, student visa holders, migrant workers and employers.

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Seasonal Work & Industry opportunities

If you're looking for seasonal staff or work, or training or work in other industries that are hiring now, check these options.

Seasonal or part-time work is a great way to gain experience, perfect for getting back in the workforce or looking for flexible hours.

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