Essentials

Work New Zealand Essentials provides you with expert work and travel advice prior to departure. In Auckland our friendly staff are with you every step of the way to make sure you have the best possible time whilst working and travelling in New Zealand.

Work New Zealand Essentials includes...

In the UK

  • New Zealand Lonely Planet
  • BUNAC benefits – entitling you to a range of BUNAC Benefits
  • Travel advice and support in the run up to your trip

On arrival

  • Comprehensive arrival orientation
  • Two night hostel accommodation in Auckland*
  • Tax and banking advice
  • International phone card

* Only for bookings made after the 15th October 

Job hunting

Our partners in New Zealand, IEP provide unbeatable job hunting advice and help for the whole time you’re in NZ.

  • Popular job listings
  • Hot Jobs newsletters from around the country
  • One–to–one help with writing and editing your CV
  • Presentations about NZ job websites and how to use them
  • Exclusive jobs in Northland and Bay of Plenty

Other resources

  • Resource centre in Auckland – a great place to meet other travellers
  • Accommodation listings
  • Free internet at the resource centre
  • Luggage storage
  • 24/7 emergency contact throughout your trip
  • Free info guides including city guides, regional guides, guide to buying a car, guide to New Zealand & Fiji etc.
  • Participant social events including pub meets, BBQs and movie nights; great ways to meet even more people!
  • Travel desk providing discounts on tours and activities
  • Helpful and friendly staff who are passionate about travel! They understand what it's like to arrive in a new country with a head full of questions and will make you feel welcome. They absolutely love New Zealand and will want you to feel the same.

What is IEP?

IEP – International Exchange Programs is BUNAC’s sister organization in New Zealand. Based in a resource centre in Auckland, IEP provide support, guidance and advice for thousands of international travellers every year.

The small team of young, well travelled professionals are passionate about the value of working and volunteering overseas and have a deep commitment to providing friendly, individual attention to participants.

In addition to providing first rate support for people on Work New Zealand they aim to provide the best and most affordable work and volunteer abroad opportunities for New Zealanders.

Start my Work New Zealand adventure

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Don't want to travel alone?

Join one of our group flights to travel with other BUNACers and enjoy a 3 day stopover in Hong Kong.

February 5th 2015

March 12th 2015

April 16th 2015

May 14th 2015

June 25th 2015

August 20th 2015

More 2015 dates coming soon...

Call us on 033 3999 7516 to find out