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How can I find a job in New Zealand from overseas?

How can I find a job in New Zealand from overseas?
New Zealand is not only one of the most scenic and breathtaking countries in the world, but it is also incredibly welcoming to travellers and backpackers looking to work. There are plenty of different types of jobs that you could…Read more
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21 Must Do Experiences in New Zealand

What to Do in New Zealand: 21 Experiences You Can’t Miss
New Zealand seems to have been one of Mother Nature’s pet projects. A stunning country, the list of must see and must-do activities in New Zealand is incredibly long, despite it being a relatively small place. This makes things tricky…Read more
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Best Hostels to Stay at in New Zealand

YHA Aoraki Mt Cook
From snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, gushing geysers to glistening glaciers, the natural wonders of New Zealand attract backpackers from across the globe. The steady flow of visitors has seen the land of the long white cloud build a healthy…Read more
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10 Tips to Survive a Hostel Kitchen

Hostels represent an affordable and often very comfortable form of accommodation for backpackers in New Zealand. When it comes to the ins and outs of daily life, however, they can present challenges. Hostel kitchens, for example, are notoriously messy, sometimes…Read more
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How to Plan a Solo Backpacking Trip

There’s nothing more adventurous than stuffing your life into a backpack and stepping out into the big wide world. Solo backpacking has been a rite of passage for young people since the hippie trail weaved its way from Western Europe…Read more
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Fruit Picking Seasons in New Zealand

Fruit Picking Seasons in New Zealand
This is our complete guide to fruit picking seasons in New Zealand. Mix healthy lashings of sun and rain with a mild, temperate climate, and you’ve got the perfect conditions for growing fruit and vegetables. Welcome to New Zealand –…Read more
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Best Facebook Groups for Backpackers

These are our recommended best Facebook Groups for backpackers to join while in New Zealand. Backpacker Job Board: NZ Discussion Farm Work Jobs in New Zealand Fruit Picking Jobs in New ZealandRead more
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Best Backpacker Couple Jobs

Best Backpacker Couple Jobs
So, you and your significant other have decided to pack your bags, quit your jobs, hand your pets over to your parents, and head to New Zealand on an epic working holiday. Congratulations! You are now just one step away…Read more
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The Best Paid Backpacker Jobs in New Zealand

Spectacular coastline, extreme sports, beautiful wineries and vibrant cities; these are just some of the reasons young wanderlusters are choosing to explore New Zealand. A working holiday visa allows travellers aged 18 to 35 from a select few countries to…Read more
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9 Adventurous Jobs in New Zealand for Foreigners

Looking for an adventurous jobs in New Zealand? You'll want to look no further. We have 9 jobs that you will absolutely love.Read more
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Top 10 Best Festivals in New Zealand

Best Festivals in New Zealand
If you are planning a great southern getaway to New Zealand, you probably already know about all the stunning scenery, incredible wine, and adventurous thrills that await you. But, did you know that New Zealand also has a pretty impressive…Read more
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Top 10 South Island Destinations

Mountains towering skywards powdered with fluffy snow. Rolling green hills that put the Scottish highlands to shame. Enough action-packed activities to have you pumping with adrenaline for days. Vibrant and cultural cities with fresh, clean air. There is so much…Read more
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Everything You Need to Know About a New Zealand Working Holiday Visa

Everything You Need to Know About a New Zealand Working Holiday Visa Are you planning to backpack across New Zealand? If you want to make money on your travels, you’ll need a New Zealand working holiday visa. Learn more here.…Read more
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7 Amazing Places to Work During the New Zealand Ski Season in 2020

The 7 Best Resorts to Work at During the 2019 New Zealand Ski Season Planning ahead for the 2019 New Zealand ski season? Here are seven New Zealand ski resorts to hunker down (and make some cash) in this winter.…Read more
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Top 10 North Island Destinations

New Zealand’s North Island may be small (it’s about half the size of Victoria, Australia, for example), but it’s jam-packed with an incredible array of things to do, places to visit, and people to meet. There’s no better place to…Read more
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