Do you want to be an au pair in New Zealand?
Read on for more information and many useful tips for your au pair stay in New Zealand.
Find out more about an au pair staying in New Zealand!
Is it your dream to go to New Zealand ? Recently, New Zealand has become a popular destination for many young people who want to see the amazing nature and experience the interesting culture of the country.
New Zealand is a green country in the south Pacific that has two main islands (the North Island and the South Island).
As an au pair in New Zealand, you can travel with your host family around Middle Earth and discover many magical places.
Pack your bags, because world famous natural beauties, endless adventures, and a rich cultural life are already waiting for you in New Zealand !
Just as the working hours are not regulated, there are also no rules about an au pair’s salary in New Zealand. The salary therefore depends on the amount of hours that you work per week. On average, an au pair in New Zealand earns 180 New Zealand Dollars per week .
If you are on vacation or sick, you still get paid.
In order to be able to work as an au pair in New Zealand, you need a Working Holiday Visa. For this visa, you have to prove that you have at least 4,200 NZD in your bank account, as well as enough money for a round trip to New Zealand.
The only exceptions are au pairs from Australia, who can travel to New Zealand without a visa .
Official languages : English, Maori, New Zealand sign language
Capital : Wellington
Form of government : constitutional monarchy
Surface Area : 269.652 km²
Population : 4,445,000
Currency : New Zealand Dollar ($1 = 100¢)
Time Zone : UTC+12 (NZST ), UTC+13 (NZDT; October to March)
Country Code : +64
Emergency numbers : 111/911/112