Working in New Zealand

New Zealand is a wonderful place to live and work, with an exciting range of cultural and recreational opportunities.

These New Zealand Government websites contain plenty of useful information about living and working in New Zealand:

New Zealand Now - a guide to living and working in New Zealand
Settlement Services - information to help you settle well and stay in New Zealand

Massey campus locations

Massey's three physical campuses are located in New Zealand's North Island:



Auckland is New Zealand's largest city and is surrounded by picturesque coastline, with plenty to do outdoors.

Read more about the Auckland campus.


Palmerston North

Palmerston North is a small, friendly city situated in the North Island's rural heartland.

See more about the Palmerston North campus.



Wellington is New Zealand's capital city, and is well known for its unique arts and culture events.

Read more about the Wellington campus.


Immigration New Zealand requires anyone who is working in New Zealand to hold a current valid visa and work permit that allows them to take up and remain in that position of work.

The application process can be lengthy so we recommended that you apply for a visa as soon as you receive a letter of offer from Massey.

We are an accredited employer for immigration purposes.


A comprehensive relocation package is provided for academic staff (lecturer level and above) who are offered a contract in excess of three years.

See our relocation guidelines for further details.

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