People

We want to help New Zealand exporters to succeed in international markets. If you’re experiencing issues with exporting, find out below which government agency can help you.

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Make sure that you have the right people in place to get the job done.

Growing your talent

Preparing your people

Knowing how to create a good governance structure, and how to hire the right people at the right stage of your business journey, is crucial for success. You will also need to think about the skills on your leadership team and board to bring your strategy to life. New Zealand Trade and Enterprise has advice to help you.

Website | NZTE: Preparing your people(external link)

Hiring internationally

Immigration requirements

When you hire workers from overseas, make sure you understand the immigration requirements. Immigration New Zealand can provide advice.

Website | Immigration NZ: Explore your options(external link) 

Repeat or high-volume hiring

If you frequently hire migrants or have many positions to fill, there are options for streamlining the visa application process. Contact Immigration New Zealand to find out more.

Website | Immigration NZ: Repeat/high-volume hiring(external link)

Skill shortages

Check skills shortages

It's important to know which skills are eligible for a special category work or residence visa.

Use the skills shortage list checker(external link), provided by Immigration New Zealand, to find out more.

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