Pacific Work Connect

Five Pacific Work Connect representatives

Pacific Work Connect is a free service to help eligible Pacific migrants in Auckland become job-ready in the New Zealand job market.

Who can apply

To apply you must be:

  • a recent migrant from the Pacific who has been in New Zealand for five years or less
  • living in South Auckland or West Auckland
  • looking for work or career progression opportunities
  • a holder of one of the following:
    • a Skilled Migrant, or Partner of a Skilled Migrant Visa
    • a Student Visa and studying at Level 7 or above (if you are completing a PhD, you are eligible during your studies, all other students must be within the last three months of their study), or Partner
    • a Samoan Quota Visa or Pacific Access Category Visa (including principal applicants, partners and adult children)
    • New Zealand citizenship from the Cook Islands, Tokelau or Niue.

How it works

The programme includes 10 hours of workshop and one-to-one career coaching, delivered by our Pacific career consultants.

What will you gain

You will learn about:

  • knowing your skills and talents
  • available job opportunities
  • how to look for a job that matches your skills
  • how to be confident when talking to employers.

How to apply

Updated 2 Jul 2020