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Part Time Work

Finding part time work in New Zealand is not difficult. If you do require assistance there are always employment advising centres, particularly for students to find suitable employment. These services are especially relevant for tertiary students and can be very helpful to those who utilize them. Other employment agencies help people of different occupations, including temporary part time roles such as administrative office duties or manual labour. Employment rates for international students studying in New Zealand are very high. Students usually find jobs as caretakers, farmers, homework helpers, Assistants, computer operators, waiters, receptionists, and cleaners, among hundreds of other opportunities. 

Minimum Wage

There are two minimum wage rates (since May 2013):

•The adult minimum wage applies to all employees aged 16 and over who are not new entrants or trainees is $13.75/hr.

•The starting-out minimum wage applies to employees aged 16 to 19, with certain conditions, and is $11.00/hr.