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Working in the Discomfort Zone

Regardless of how educated or qualified they may be, working holiday makers are often left with little choice but to take on a relatively thankless, low-paying job, be it fruit-picking, waiting tables, washing dishes,...
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The Personal Qualities of a Quality Person: Applying for Low-Skilled Jobs

One thing Working Holiday Makers don’t have to worry about is being asked that most clichéd of job interview questions: Where do you see yourself in five years? Vowing long-term dedication to a company and committing...
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How to Deal with Homesickness When Working Abroad

Homesickness is a natural reaction to being in a foreign country and is something everyone experiences to some degree. We’ve all had moments of taking a glass-half-empty view of a new environment. Most of...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Moving Home to NZ

When I decided to leave sunny Sydney after 12 years and finally return home to New Zealand, I searched the net for a nice...

Stay Connected with people2people New Zealand

With the opening of people2people’s first New Zealand branch in Auckland in September, this means that we are now better able to assist with...

Working Holiday Makers to be taxed at least 32.5% from 1...

Despite numerous calls on the Federal Australian Government to reverse their previous announcement to tax certain temporary visa holders as non-residents, The 3 May...