You need a work permit also known is work visa if you want to work in NZ. You gain this by having a job offer (before arriving in NZ) or when you are already here (on a different type of visa)
working holiday visa
New Zealand has working holiday scheme agreements with many countries, allowing you to work in and explore our great country.
Country - number of visas per year / age
Germany- unlimited/ age 18 - 30
Austria - 100 / age 18 - 30
Italy - unlimited / age 18 - 30
Czech Republic - 1200 / age 18 -35
Slovakia - 100 / age 18 - 35
Hungary - 100 / age 18 - 35
Benefits & Requirements
Demi Au Pairs live with a homestay family, and work for the family for up to 20 hours per week, helping with childcare and housework.
Start dates: January, March, July, August, September
Duration: 12+ weeks
English Level: Intermediate and above
Hours/ Week: 15 or 20 hours
Age: 18 - 30
Cities: Auckland / Wellington
Participants must have child care experience (e.g. babysitting, voluntary work), a police check, a valid driver's license and childcare references. A full list of requirements you can find on the application form which we can email you.
Contact us for more details on working as a full time AU PAIR.
Many of our Demi Au pairs decide to prepare for the Cambridge or IELTS exams as it accredited in Austria and Germany and there are some advantages when taking it in NZ.