Wellington City Libraries

Te Matapihi Ki Te Ao Nui

Jobs & Careers Databases

Careers New Zealand

The best place to start finding information is Careers New Zealand , whether you are a school leaver, thinking of a career change, returning to work or upskilling. There are links to interactive tools, employment sites and relevant training events and courses.

Wellington City Libraries' guide for employment seekers or jobseekers

This guide provides access to websites and articles on subjects such as networking, marketing, resumé writing and upgrading your skills. Links to employment websites and how to find books on relevant subjects are also included in the Careers Popular Topic.

New Zealand government websites

Govt.nz guide to employment and jobs

A one stop shop with links to employment law, career advice and employment rights websites.

Work and Income NZ Online Job Bank

Find current vacancies using the Online Job Bank. WINZ can help you with employment and self employment. They can also provide support or financial assistance.

Labour market reports

The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment has useful information, statistics and analysis relating to the labour market in New Zealand.

New Zealand apprenticeships

New Zealand Apprenticeships combines on-the-job learning with academic work towards a National Certificate in a chosen industry.

Employment Relations

Employment Relations provides information and support to employers, employees, unions and workplaces on employment relations matters.

Women in Employment and Business

Wellington City Libraries' business guide provides access to New Zealand and international websites as well as a variety of articles.

New Kiwis

This not-for-profit free websites aim is "linking NZ employers with skilled migrants eligible to work and currently living in New Zealand."

Applying for a Job (Wellington City Council)

Wellington City Council's guide to applying for a Council job vacancy

Taking the First Step - Kites Trust

The guidebook for jobseekers with mental health issues (PDF) was produced in November 2008 by the Kites Trust in conjunction with Leap, a Wellington-based employment rights initiative, run with and for people who have experienced mental health issues.

Association For Supported Employment

The Association provides a high profile forum for the promotion, establishment and development of Supported Employment Services for people with disabilities in New Zealand, through information, networking, research and policy advocacy.