A Pacific migrant work-ready programme from the Tertiary Education Commission

Help for Pacific migrants trying to find a job in New Zealand

Pacific Work Connect is a free programme to help eligible migrants from the Pacific Islands to prepare for the New Zealand job market. It's available in Auckland.

Pacific Work Connect is funded by the Ministry for Pacific Peoples.

Apply for a free Pacific Work Connect workshop

Work Connect ended 30 June 2022

Work Connect, a personalised programme to support new migrants successfully gain jobs in New Zealand, ended on 30 June 2022.

Pacific Work Connect, a similar programme specifically for Pacific migrants, will continue to be delivered for the next two years.

The Work Connect team would like to thank all the clients, employers, recruiters, community organisations and other Government agencies for their support over five years.

Work Connect clients who want to stay in touch with the Work Connect team can do so through LinkedIn. 

Pacific Work Connect and Work Connect resources 

You can still use these downloadable resources to:

Pacific Work Connect and Work Connect privacy

Find out how we collect and look after your information if you sign up to the Pacific Work Connect programme or signed up for the Work Connect programme before.

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Get expert advice from our Pacific Work Connect consultants

Finding and applying for a job in your industry in New Zealand
Writing a CV and cover letter that will impress New Zealand employers
Securing interviews and making a good impression with New Zealand employers
Finding information on what to expect in a New Zealand workplace